Texas 1850 Map. Drawn by artist and master cartographer Harvey Fletcher, copyright 1985. Texas became the 28th State to join the Union December 29, 1845. Describes The Compromise of 1850 Describes 1836 The Republic of Texas, 1845 - The Annexation of the Republic of Texas, and 1850 - The State of Texas. Many interesting historical notes and interesting details. Very colorful map printed on parchment paper. Size 12" x 16". Map is rolled in clear plastic bag then shipped in sturdy cardboard tube via USPS First Class Mail, FREE Shipping. Copyright 1986 Fletcher & Boeselt Cartographers, All Rights Reserved. Very hard to find this map, limited prints.