Texas State Archives Map Collection

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities
Date: 1854
Publisher: Cowperthwait, DeSilver and Butler, Philadelphia, 1854. Engraved by J.L. Hazzard.
Cartographer: Young, J.H.
Scale: 1 inch = 45 statute miles
Size: 41 cm x 50 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: positive photostat, black on white
Language: English
AC Number: 01972
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities Image:
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Shows rivers, creeks, mountainous and forested areas, counties, cities, towns, post offices, forts, camps, roads, routes and trails--including Indian trails, battlegrounds--including the Alamo and San Jacinto, operating and proposed railroads, Indian tribes, painted caves, and the location of wild horse and cattle herds. Insets: 1) Northern Texas, on the same scale as larger map, 2) Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City. Chart: Population of Texas by Counties, 1850. Two photostats. 5/10/84

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.