Perspective map not drawn to scale. Panel title (on verso of map): "City of Los Angeles, 1850-1950, growth of the water and power systems under American law." Caption on verso: "The story of Los Angeles is the struggle for water and power"
Two ancillary maps on verso: "Map of Southern California showing the real Orange Belt of California in the interior valleys of San Bernardino County and the relation of those valleys to the coast including railroad connections" "Map of the Alessandro tract, Bear Valley Irrigation Co."
Alternate title in upper margin: L'Amerique Septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, açuoir les terres Arctiques, le Canada ou Nouvelle France, le Mexique ou Nouvells Espagne, le Nouve au Mexique, les isles de Terre Neuve, de Californie, et Antilles ...
"Comprising 25,000 acres. The 40 acre tracts are square of 1320x1320 f. The 5 acre lots are 330x660 feet. The block of town lots are 270x620 feet. The two centre streets are 100 feet and all other streets are 80 feet wide. 40 acres reserved for College & Farm School"
"Compiled from official surveys under the supervision of Dana H. Burks, Secretary, "Street Naming Commission" and showing all changes--326 in number--made by the Commission and approved by the City Council." "Entered according to act of Congress in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C. in the year 1897, by Los Angeles Directory Co."
Insets: Tabla de distancias.--Tabla estadistica.--Carta de los caminos &c. desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Mejico.--Profile of the route between Mexico and Vera Cruz.--Profile of the route b[e]tween Mexico and Acapulco.--Map showing the battle grounds of the 8th and 9th May 1846. By J. H. Eaton.--Chart of the bay of Vera Cruz. Drawn by order of V. Admiral Baudin
Blue line print. Properties falling within boundaries of the proposed flood control basin are outlined. Legend along right hand side of sheet. Inset "vicinity map" of project. Inset "state index" map of project. "Preliminary subject to review"--stamped
Manuscript map on linen. Boundaries are over colored in blue, brown, green, pink and yellow tint. Relief shown by hachures. "Compiled from maps and exhibits on file in the Office of the Surveyor General of California and from surveys made by Hancock, Thompson & Wheeler, U.S. Deputy Surveyor."