• Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Seventh state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes annotations in pencil. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • A Question of Boundaries -- Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    French and American representatives faced a vexing issue when they met in Paris in April 1803 to negotiate a treaty by which the United States would purchase the province of Louisiana from France. Since most of the territory to be exchanged had never been explored, surveyed, or mapped by any European nation or the United States, the negotiators were unable to include within the ...

    • Date: 1803
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in thirds and mounted on cloth backing. Inscribed in red ink: Entered according to Act of Congress the [blank] day of June 1616 and published by John Melish. Some longitudes and latitude numbers are annotations. 1 map ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816