Collection Rochambeau Map Collection

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  • Rochambeau Map Collection

    The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps ...

    • Date: 1725
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina; comprehending the River Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the River Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina. Brown, Lloyd Arnold. Early maps of the Ohio Valley. 51 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778