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1837: Mexico & Texas

Cartography:
John Milton Niles

This 1837 map shows the Republic of Texas extending all the way to the Rio Grande and north to the … See more Mexico & Texas

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1844: Map of Texas and Countries Adjacent

Cartography:
William H. Emory

In 1844, James K. Polk was elected to the office of the Presidency on the platform of “Manifest Destiny,” which … See more Map of Texas and Countries Adjacent

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1846: Map of the State of Texas, No. 13

Cartography:
Samuel Augustus Mitchell

On 29 December 1845, the U.S. Congress admitted Texas as the 28th state of the United States, and this 1846 … See more Map of the State of Texas, No. 13

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1849: Amerique Septentrionale

Cartography:
Philippe Vandermaelen

This 1849 map perhaps the first map made using the lithographic process to show the Republic of Texas.┬áPrinted┬áby Philippe Vandermaelen … See more Amerique Septentrionale

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1850: A New Map of the United States

Cartography:
J. H. Young

This is the first map to show Texas following the Compromise of 1850. From early on in American history, the … See more A New Map of the United States

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1853: Texas

Cartography:
Joseph Hutchins Colton

This is the first pocket map of Texas following the Compromise of 1850. Designed to be folded up into its … See more Texas