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    [Map]. C. S. Williams. Map of Texas from the Most Recent Authorities. 17.5" x 13.5", Philadelphia: Published by C. S. Williams, [1845]. Removed from a larger, bound atlas: "A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of The World" by Henry S. Tanner. Plate number 35. Lithograph map drawn and engraved by J. H. Young. Beautifully hand colored. Toned along the margins with some page edge chipping, else fine.

    Features nearly forty counties of the Republic of Texas. Nearly the entire western half is consumed by the counties of Bexar, Milam, and Robertson, and San Patricio. Inset at lower left titled "Texas North of Red River." San Jacinto battlefield is marked with a flag. Settlements and cities, mines, roads also indicated. At the top left is printed: "This tract of Country as far as North Canadian Fork was explored by Le Grand in 1833, it is naturally fertile, well wooded, and with a fair proportion of water."

    Reference: Streeter 1629.


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