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This rare, large-scale lithograph map of the Republic of Texas was drafted and compiled by H. Groves in New Orleans. Groves shows early counties superimposed over land districts, as well as rivers, creeks, roads and cities. Fort Alamo is identified in the San Antonio area, while several Indian villages are identified to the east. Thirteen years prior to the first successful railroad in Texas, this map shows three different projected lines. Houston is connected to Washington and Richmond, and line is illustrated from Jonesboro to the middle fork of the Trinidad (Trinity) River.