Texas State Archives Map Collection

Map of Texas and the Countries Adjacent
Date: 1844
Publisher: Compiled in Bureau of Topographical Engineers, for the State Department, 1844. Published by order of the U.S. Senate.
Cartographer: Emory, William H., First Lt., 1844
Scale: 1 inch = 70 miles
Size: 54 cm x 83 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00905
Photo Media: col. trans/interneg, # 1986/134; b&w neg./color trans, # 1996/1-22-2
File Size: 40.85 MB

Map of Texas and the Countries Adjacent Image:

Covers Texas, the Indian Territory, the proposed Nebraska Territory, New Mexico, and in outline, California. Shows rivers, mountainous and forested areas, cities, towns, roads, routes and trails--including the Old San Antonio Road and route of explorers (Zebulon Pike, Josiah Gregg, Stephen Long, and John Freeman), forts, battlegrounds--including the Alamo and San Jacinto, and the location and population of Indian tribes. Part of Freeman's route has been hand drawn into the map with altitude notations given. There is a table giving population and acreage statistics, and a list of the authorities used for compiling the map. This map is also available on microfilm, see the Streeter History of Texas Collection, reel 35, no. 1543. Long. 84 - 124 deg. 7/23/82 Revised 10/15/97

The Texas State Archives Map Collection contains original, photo-reproduced, and compiled maps covering the period from the early seventeenth through the late twentieth centuries. For general information about the holdings and descriptive information available, read the map introduction and indexes and types of maps webpages. For our copy policy, view our webpage on preservation, access, and reproductions.

For information on additional maps in our holdings, read Maps in Other TSLAC Collections.