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Meiser, Edward S. (fl. 1833) Map of the southern part of Texas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02754 Author/Creator: Meiser, Edward S. (fl. 1833) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Map Date: 1833 ca. Pagination: 1 map ; 37.5 x 48 cm.

Summary of Content: Map which belonged to Anthony Dey, a chief figure in the Galveston Bay & Texas Land Co. The map has had lands owned by the Company outlined in ink. Date inferred from provenance. Streeter, Texas 1137A and Philips Maps p. 843.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TexasImmigration and MigrationLand TransactionAmerican WestWestward Expansion

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