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    1873 Map of Texas , 13.5' x 19.5" overall, image 12.25" x 17". J. David Williams, New York, Boston & Chicago [c. 1873]. Full color lithograph. Numbered "15" (in the upper right) from an American and French "Jones and Hamilton" atlas. "Imprimerie de Ferd. Mayer et fils, New York et Paris." in lower right. Polar projection. Inset map of the western part of Texas. Excellent detail of Cross Timbers (called "Mesquite Openings), trails, ponds, springs, topography, dozens of forts, resources (gypsum, salt, arable land, timber, sand, course grass, etc.), the railroads branching from Houston/Harrisburg area, many place names such as El Paso del Norte, Old Rock Fort in Johnson Co., New Washington east of Houston, Webbers Prairie near Austin. "Scale of English Miles." Most of these maps have a map of Indian Territory on verso; this one doesn't. One minor smudge in an uncolored area just west of Edwards county. Chipped at blank edges. Fine condition.

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