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  • Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and their tributaries: explored by Capt. W.F. Raynolds, Topl. Engrs. and 1st. Lieut. H. E. Maynadier, 10th. Infy. Assistant. 1859-60 /

    Relief shown by hachures. From Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of February 13, 1866, the report of Brevet Brigadier General W.F. Raynolds, on the exploration of the Yellowstone and the country drained by that river. July 19, 1867. -- Read; ordered to lie on the table. Motion to print referred to the Committee on ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fourth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired by transfer from the U.S. State Department. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with some foxing, and torn along fold lines. Annotated in ink on verso: James Monroe Esq., from his friend, ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes embellished ...

    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1719
  • An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. English. Some place names in Blackfoot. Copied from a map in the London archives of the Hudson Bay Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Map and two sections of notes mounted on paper mounted on cloth. Vault

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the tracks of His Majesty's sloop Discovery and armed tender Chatham /

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right corner: 5. Insets: Entrance of Columbia River -- Gray's Harbour -- Port Discovery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vancouver, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England /

    Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of Sir Frances Drake, and ill. Vault

    • Contributor: Ferrar, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1667
  • [Bend of the Missouri River].

    Pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil: Bend of the Missouri, Long. 101 25ʺ-Lat. 47 32ʺ by Mr. Thomson, astronmer to the N.W. Company in 1798. On verso: A sketch of the north bend of the Missourie River. Gives number of warriors, houses and tents of six Mandan and Pawnee Indian villages in the vicinity of the junction of the Missouri and Knife Rivers. Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3797. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with staining and foxing. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad ...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy 1 has brown flags and is sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 has red and brown flags. Incorporates note and surveys added after Jan. 8, 1858. Shows Indian tribal locations, military ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Relief shown by hachures. State 2: Does not include notes or Great Basin statement. Shows place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. LC Trails, no. 223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • A map of the discoveries of Capt. Lewis & Clark from the Rockey Mountain and the River Lewis to the Cap of Disappointement or the Coloumbia River at the north Pacific Ocean ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Meridians: London and Philadelphia. Ink and watercolor, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Scanned surrogate in vault available for reference. Imperfect: Mended horizontal tear across upper west section, smaller mended tear from middle of west edge, some losses on ...

    • Contributor: Frazer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1807
  • Map of the United States including Louisiana.

    Engraved by James D. Stout. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, v. 2, 326 Phillips. Maps of America p. 879 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Darby, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • The United States of America, with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland ...

    Also the Spanish Territories of Louisiana and Florida according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace ... 20th of Jan. 1783. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • The upper Mississippi and Missouri /

    Covers the northwestern United States and western Canada. Relief shown pictorially. French. Title and notes in English. Traced by J.G. Kohl from the original map: Idee topographique des huts de Mississipi et du Missouri ... / dessinèe par Mr. Soulard ancien, S. Lant de port de la marine. rle. de France et Captne. des milices de S.M.C. aux yllinois ...... "This is a copy ...

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Shows block numbers and location of existing buildings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with northwest at top. Copy annotated in pencil at bottom: 142566. Accompanied by: A list of residents keyed by letter and number in pocket. Xerox, 36 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of points of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • Texas /

    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich, Paris, and Ferro. In upper left corner: Myer's Handatlas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississippi ...

    2nd State. [Blueprint is 3rd State] Colonial America. See English translation in Senex's New General Atlas, 1721, dedicated to Wm. Law. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Dummies made for North America, Mississippi River & Valley, and Louisiana. Another copy filed in Lowery Coll., no. 288. [1st State] Wheat #99. 3 Copies, (one original, one reduced photo ...

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1718
  • George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754.

    Title annotated. Facsimile from Massachusetts' Historical Society Collections, vol. 61. Reproduced in The George Washington Atlas, 1932, plate 11. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 4 copies. Copy 2 includes pencil annotations. Copy 3 is a photographic reproduction. Copy 4 is a negative photostat.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1927
  • Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains /

    Relief shown by spot heights. Panel title: Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains : the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail commemorates one of our nation's grandest journeys of exploration. "This detailed map/brochure provides an historically accurate account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the Rocky Mountains of western Montana and east-central Idaho." Includes inset of the complete trail and list of ...

    • Contributor: Saindon, Robert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • Map of the country about the Mississippi.

    Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows area from Lake Erie to the mouth of the Ohio River. Also mounted on sheet, in same handwriting as map, 2 sheets, one of questions, one of information relating to the map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 775 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Chegeree
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].

    Date from accompanying text. Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills. Some place names in both English and French. Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and John Evans. Longitudinal errors, at least in part, account for map not being drawn to scale. Prime meridian: Paris [?]. Pen-and-ink. Some pen-and-ink annotations made after 1798. Map backed with ...

    • Contributor: Finiels, Nicolas De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 /

    Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault

    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1673
  • [Map of the United States and Canada].

    Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Title from published version. Published version: Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1847. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Pen-and-ink, colored ink, and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes indicating distribution of Native American populations, ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • La Floride /

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. Prime meridian: [Ferro]. Appears to be no. [3] detached from: L'Amériqve en plvsievrs cartes novvelles, et exactes, &c., ... Paris, [1667?] -P.L. Phillips, A list of geographical atlases in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1657
  • Louisiana.

    From Arrowsmith & Lewis New and Elegant General Atlas, 1804. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805