Texas State Archives Map Collection

Texas Counties, 1840
Date: 1840
Publisher: Texas Planning Board, 1936.
Cartographer: Metcalfe, Charles B.
Scale: 1 inch = 25 miles
Size: 82 cm x 108 cm
Type of Map: outline
Format: black & white, manuscript
Language: English
AC Number: 06997
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Shows counties and the disputed territory between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande. Inset, accompanied by historical note: Sketch Showing Territory Claimed by the First Congress of the Republic of Texas. One copy was intended to have population data added, but this was not done. A reduced photocopy of this map is available, about 17 x 21 inches in size. Please use the smaller map if possible as the originals are quite large, fragile, and cannot be photocopied. Two copies. 3/30/87

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