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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

Special List No. 29

Alabama


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1.   Diagram of the State of Alabama. [Issued by the Office of

     the Surveyor General, Florence, Ala., n.d.]

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 25 x 14½. Published. Extent of

public land surveys, Indian land cessions, and information

concerning location of survey records. Filed as RG 49: Special

Published, Alabama 4.

2.   Map of Alabama Constructed From The Surveys in the General

     Land Office and other Documents By John Melish. . . .

     Published by John Melish 1818.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 28 x 20. Annotated published. County

names and boundaries, Cherokee and Creek lands, Indian villages,

towns, trails, and roads. Filed as RG 77: US 32-1.

3.   Map of Alabama Constructed From The Surveys in the General

     Land Office and other Documents By John Melish. . . .

     Published by John Melish. Improved to 1819.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 28½ x 20½. Annotated published. County

names and boundaries, Cherokee and Creek lands, Indian villages,

towns, trails, and roads. Annotated to show additional roads.

Filed as RG 77: US 32-2.

4.   Map of the States of Alabama, and Georgia. . . . Published

     Oct. 15, 1831, by I. T. Hinton & Simpkin & Marshall.

     1 inch to ca. 38 miles. 11½ x 17. Published. County names

and  boundaries, settlements, and military posts. Small-scale

inset plan of Savannah, GA. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Southeast U.S.,

1831.

5.   An Accurate Map of the State of Alabama and West Florida:

     Carefully Compiled from the original Surveys of the General

     Government . . . By John La Tourette . . . 1837.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections, each 34 x 28. Published.

County names and boundaries, roads, towns, and township and range

numbers. Inset plans of Montgomery, Wetumpka, Huntsville,

Pensacola, Mobile, Florence, Tuscaloosa, and Tuscumbia. Scales of

inset maps not given. Filed as RG 77: US 86.

6.   A Diagram of the State of Alabama . . . Exhibiting the

     situation of the Public Surveys . . . [Issued by the

     Surveyor's Office, Florence, Ala., Jan. 25, 1840].

     1 inch to ca. 18 miles. 26 x 13. Published. Shows the extent

and status of public land surveys and boundaries of Indian

cessions and of "Old Madison County," Boundaries of Indian

cessions and of "Old Madison County" are shown in color. A copy

of this map is published in S. Doc. 61, 26th Cong., 2d sess.

Filed as RG 46: 26th Cong., 2d sess., 13.

7.   No. 9 [Map of] Alabama.

     1 inch to ca. 40 miles. 11 x 9. Published. Names and

boundaries of land districts in 1828 and 1841. An explanation of

the map and 1828 land district boundaries is given in S. Doc. 92,

26th Cong., 2d sess. Filed as RG 49: Special Published, Alabama

3.

8.   [Map of] Alabama . . . Entered according to Act of Congress

     in the year 1842 by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese.

     1 inch to ca. 25 miles. 17½ x 14. Published. County names

and boundaries, towns, township and range numbers, roads, canals,

and railroad lines. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Alabama, 1842.

9.   A Diagram of the State of Alabama. Issued by the Office of

     the Surveyor General, Florence, Ala., October 10, 1844.

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 24 x 13½. Published.

Extent of public land surveys, information concerning the

location of survey records, and township surveys under contract

and those proposed to be surveyed by June 30, 1846. Also shows

Indian land cessions. Filed as RG 49: Special Published, Alabama

5.

10.  La Tourette's Map of the State of Alabama and West Florida:

     Carefully Compiled from the original Surveys of the General

     Government; Revised, Corrected, and Published with the

     Approval of the Governor and other State Officers By D. H.

     Cram, Civil Engineer, Montgomery, Ala., 1856.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections, each 34 x 29. Published.

County names and boundaries, cities and towns, railroad lines,

roads, and physical features. Inset maps of Montgomery,

Huntsville, Pensacola, Mobile, Florence, Tuscaloosa, and

Tuscumbia. Scales of inset maps not given. Filed as Ref. Coll.:

Alabama, 1856.

11.  Gray's New Map of Alabama by Frank A. Gray . . . Copyright,

     1878, by O. W. Gray & Son.

     1 inch to ca. 14 miles. 27 x 17. Published. Counties (in

color), railroads, canals, cities and towns, township and range

numbers, and physical features. Also shows lighthouses and

lightships. Inset map "Entrance to Mobile Bay from Charts of the

U.S. Coast Survey." Filed as RG 77: US 373-55.

12.  [Map of the] State of Alabama. 1878. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 34 x 27. Published. County names and 

boundaries, cities and towns, railroad lines, and extent of

public land surveys. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Alabama,

1878.

13.  [Map of the] State of Alabama. 1882. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 32 x 24½. Published. County names and 

boundaries, cities and towns, railroad lines, and extent of

public land surveys. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Alabama,

1882.

14.  [Map of the] State of Alabama. 1889. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 40 x 26. Published. County names and

boundaries, cities and towns, railroad lines, military

reservations, and extent of public land surveys. Also a black and

white base map for this date. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published,

Alabama, 1889.

15.  [Map of the] State of Alabama. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1895.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 36 x 25. Published. County names and

boundaries, cities and towns, railroad lines, military

reservations, and extent of public land surveys. Relief is shown

in color. Also a black and white base map for this date. Drainage

in blue. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Alabama, 1895.

16.  State of Alabama Compiled from official Records of the

     General Land Office . . . 1915. . . . Compiled and Drawn by

     Daniel O'Hare. Traced and Lettered by George A. Daidy.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 34 x 23. Published. County names and 

boundaries, towns and cities, military reservations, and public

land surveys. Relief is shown in color. Also a black and white

base map for this date. Filed as  RG 49: Standard Published,

Alabama, 1915.

See also entry 201 in Georgia.

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