Texas State Archives Map Collection

Preliminary Chart of Galveston Bay, Texas
Date: 1855
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey. Triangulation by R.H. Fauntleroy and R.D. Cutts. Topography by J.M. Wampler, Fourth edition, 1855.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 2 1/2 nau. miles
Size: 50 cm x 42 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01631
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 29.84 MB

Preliminary Chart of Galveston Bay, Texas Image:

Shows rivers, lakes, bays, islands, points, reefs, buoys, lighthouses, and towns. Soundings are given in feet. Insets: 1) Clopper's Bar, 2) Redfish Bar. Sailing directions are also given. Accompaning manuscript material, Notes on the Coast of the United States, Section IX: Coast of Texas, by Captain C.P. Patterson, Hydrographic Inspector, and A.D. Bache, Superintendent, U.S. Coast Survey, 1861, may be found in the A.D. Bache Collection of the Texas State Archives. 3/13/84 Revised 10/30/97

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.