Texas State Archives Map Collection

Colton's Texas
Date: 1873
Publisher: Colton, G.W. and C.B., New York.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 33 st. miles
Size: 44 cm x 71 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 02730
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 48.70 MB

Colton's Texas Image:

Shows rivers, creeks, mountainous areas, counties, cities, towns, roads, forts, camps, a silver mine, railroads, and ranches. Insets: 1) Plan of the Northern Part of Panhandle of Texas, 2) Plan of Matagorda Bay, 3) Plan of Sabine Lake--giving soundings, 4) Plan of Galveston Bay, from a U.S. Coast survey. Scales of insets: 2) 5/8 inch = 10 miles, 3) 1/2 inch = 4 statute miles, 4) 1/2 inch = 7 nautical miles Note: the reverse side of the map was scanned in addition to the front. 8/22/84

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