MAP OF TEXAS AND PART OF MEXICO REDUCED AND COMPILED FROM THE CONGRESSIONAL MAP AND OTHER RECENT AUTHORITIES.
N.p. [New York]: Published by T. & E. H. Ensign, 1846. Engraved map on stiff clay-coated card. 5 ¾” x 4 ½”. Original outline coloring in lilac, ornamental woven border. Dorothy Sloan: Auction 8, #180: “An intriguing and rare miniature map printed on clay-coated card stock, with Texas in the Emory conformation (except that there is more detail provided). The may have been issued in response to public demand for more information on the Mexican War theatres. I’ve seen this map twice before, once long ago at the Jenkins Company, and later, the copy in the Jenkins and Virginia Garrett Collection at UT Arlington.” Provides excellent detail showing mountains, rivers, oceans and gulfs, Indian tribes, cities and towns, locating the Alamo and San Jacinto Battlefield, forts, exploration routes and even the depths of at key locations such as Galveston and Corpus Christi.