Texas State Archives Map Collection

The Coast of Texas
Date: 1844
Publisher: Engraved by J.& C. Walker. Published in London, 1844. From documents furnished by W. Kennedy Esq., H.M. Consul at Galveston.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 1/4 inches = 1 sea mile
Size: 62 cm x 94 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: photostat, white on black
Language: English
AC Number: 01007
Photo Media: 6 x 7 cm b&w negative, photo no. 2002/1-39-1

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Covers the coasts of Texas and Louisiana. Shows bays, rivers, lakes, islands, points, lighthouses, and gives soundings in fathoms. Insets: 1) Pas Cavallo Bar and the Entrance to Matagorda Bay, by Commodore Moore, Texas Navy; 2) San Louis Harbour. Soundings are given in feet; 3) Galveston Harbour, by Commodore Moore, Texas Navy. Soundings are given in feet; 4) Mouth of the River Sabine. Surveyed by Captains Lee and Pillans, United States and Texas Engineers, 1840. Soundings are given in feet. Photostat. Long. 89 - 98 deg. 9/8/82

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