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Title
Map of Texas and the countries adjacent
Names
Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887 (Creator)
Stone, William James, 1798-1865 (Engraver)
Abert, John James, 1788-1863 (Creator)
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Creator)
United States. War Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Texas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5345
Topics
Slaves -- Texas
Indians of North America -- Population
Roads -- Texas
Discoveries in geography
Texas
Texas -- Population -- Statistics
Texas -- Discovery and exploration
Texas -- Boundaries
United States -- Territories and possessions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled in the Bureau of the Corps of Topographical Engineers...for the State Department under the direction of Colonel J.J. Abert by W.H. Emory ; W.J. Stone Sc.
Citation/reference: Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West. vol. 2, no. 478
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.9, page 531, column 3, row 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:4,500,000 (W 126°--W 86°/N 42°--N 22°).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 53 x 82 cm, sheet 60 x 88 cm
NYPL copy includes outline of Texas boundary in red ink
Description
Shows explorer's routes, Cross Timbers, areas of Indian habitation, roads, and trails for Texas and adjacent areas in Mexico and the United States; upper northwestern portion represented by "1" above headwaters of Rio del Norte [Rio Grande]; area north of Texas as "Proposed NE-BRAS-KA Territory." Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes text describing Texas, notes, area and population statistics on free whites, slaves, and Indians, distances, and authorities. "Published by order of the U.S. Senate."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 51932218
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646383
Folder number: US231.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37344a50-bc2d-0135-59ea-539637238151
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1811: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued
  • 1887: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Texas and the countries adjacent" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b000ca0-bc2e-0135-35b1-0149dd1cd493

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Texas and the countries adjacent" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b000ca0-bc2e-0135-35b1-0149dd1cd493

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1844). Map of Texas and the countries adjacent Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b000ca0-bc2e-0135-35b1-0149dd1cd493

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Texas and the countries adjacent