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Map of California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining with Routes Etc.
Map of California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining with Routes Etc.
TitleMap of California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining with Routes Etc.
Date1849
DescriptionDetailed political map of western territories of the U.S. in 1849. The following territories are included: Nebraska (to Canadian border), Indian Territory, Texas, Upper or New California, Oregon (to Canadian border). A large portion of northern Mexico is shown, including the states of California, Sonora, Cinoloa, Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas, Cohahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaul. Names of 32 Indian tribes are shown, indicating their general locations. Six routes taken by explorers and emigrants are labeled, including the Oregon Trail, which has numbers along it denoting the distance in miles from Westport Landing, Missouri. Also includes a Table of Distances in upper right corner.
Dimensions18.25 x 21 in.
NotesGift: W. Holmes, Howe, Indiana.
Location DepictedCalifornia
Mexico
Oregon
Indian Territory
Nebraska
CreatorJ. H. Colton & Company
D. Apleton & Company
Call NumberSC117, Series 3-12: U.S. & States #13
SubjectMaps
Trails & paths
Indigenous peoples
Rivers
Local SubjectOregon Trail
Westport Landing
Independence, Missouri
Native Americans
Mexico
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
Barcode30000048
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID162774
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1480
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