A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas: exhibiting mineral and agricultural districts, post offices & mailroutes [sic], railroads projected and finished, timber, prairie, swamp lands, etc. etc. etc. Additional title: State of Texas
NamesRoessler, A. R. (Creator)Mayer, Ferdinand, approximately 1817- (Printer)Mittendorfer, M. V. (Draftsman)Welke, Ed. W. (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1874Place: New York, N.Y.Publisher: Ed. W. Welke
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-427
TopicsSoils -- Texas -- 19th centurySoilsTexas -- 19th centuryUnited States -- Territories and possessions -- 19th centurySouthwestern States -- 19th centuryTexasUnited States -- Southwestern States
NotesStatement of responsibility: Compiled and drawn by M.V Mittendorfer.Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1874 by A.R. Roessler in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.9, page 533, column 1, row 5Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale approximately 1:1,267,200 (W 107°45ʹ--W 92°30ʹ/N 37°00ʹ--N 25°45ʹ). Scale approximately 1:4,435,200 (W 107°15ʹ--W 93°15ʹ/N 36°15ʹ--N 25°30ʹ).
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 93 x 105 cm and 28 x 29 cm, sheet 100 x 112 cm
DescriptionShows counties and county seats, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, Indian Territory, and surrounding states. Relief shown by hachures and depictions. Includes ancillary map entitled, "Map Showing Agricultural Districts and Varieties of Soils in the State of Texas," with "Tables of Soils" and surveyor's station readings, printed by Ferd. Mayer, New York. Includes, "Enumeration of principle minerals, rocks, soils and timber varieties, known to exist in the state of Texas arranged according to counties." Includes text on "Geology" and "Area of Texas." "Authorities: official maps of the U.S. & Texas State General Land Offices, surveys & reconnoissances of the U.S. Coast Survey, the various rail road surveys, U.S. Mexican Boundary Commission surveys, U.S. Engineer Dept. and other authentic materials."
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 46681995NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21410598Folder number: US231.1Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49584330-bc33-0135-e99b-013df1fbcb40
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