Title: Map of California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining with Routes Etc.

Date: 1849

Description: Detailed 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.

Dimensions: 18.25 x 21 in.

Notes: Gift: W. Holmes, Howe, Indiana.

Location Depicted: California; Mexico; Oregon; Indian Territory; Nebraska;

Creator: J. H. Colton & Company; D. Apleton & Company

Call Number: SC117, Series 3-12: U.S. & States #13

Subject: Maps; Trails & paths; Indigenous peoples; Rivers;

Local Subject: Oregon Trail; Westport Landing; Independence, Missouri; Native Americans; Mexico;

Digital Format: TIFF displayed as JPEG 2000

Barcode: 30000048

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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Item ID: 162774

Item Type: Map

CONTENTdm number: 1480