AN ANTIQUE SURVEY MAP, "Preliminary Chart of the Entrance to Matagorda Bay, Texas," BALTIMORE, 1857,
engraving on paper, lithograph prepared by A. Hoen & Co., William (W.M.) P. Schulz, drawing contributor, "From a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the SURVEY OF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES, Triangulation by S.A. Gilbert, Asst. C.S., Topography by S.A. Gilbert Asst. and M. Seaton Sub. Asst., Hydrography by the Party under the Command of Lieut. J.C. Febiger U.S.N. Verified by M.L. Smith, Capt. Topl. Engrs., Assistant in Charge of Office, Coast Survey Office," with "Sub-sketch: Part of Matagorda and Lavaca Bays," and "Sub-sketch: Part of Lavaca Bay," showing mud densities, lighthouses and beacons including Matagorda Pass Cavallo Light, Siluria, Decros Point Beacon, as well as old shipwrecks, depth soundings, buoys, two compass roses, and notes on tides and sailing instructions, plate No. 55. 19 1/2" x 32 1/2"
Provenance:Property from a Fortune 500 Energy Company, Houston, Texas.
Creasing as issued, some foxing spots,
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