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    Canada, Louisiane et terres angloises par le Sr. d'Anville ... MDCCLV.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy incomplete. Southwest sheet (no. 33 from the Atlas générale) missing. Two copies. Copy 2 covers only northwest third. From the author's Atlas générale. [1727-80] no. 32. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 700/2

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Gravelot, Hubert François - La Fosse, (antoine)
    • Date: 1780
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    Canada et Louisiane,

    Scale ca. 1:4,450,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Lowery, 415 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 34 Includes illus. of Niagara Falls and additional place-names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1755
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    Canada et Louisiane

    Scale ca. 1:4,450,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Lowery, 415 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 33 Includes illus. of Niagara Falls and text at bottom of map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in French to show "les pretensions des Anglois" especially as regards boundaries and treaties concerning Nova Scotia. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1755
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    Carte des possessions françoises et angloises dans le Canada, et partie de la Louisiane, 1756.

    Scale ca. 1:3,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From Louis Charles Desnos' Atlas général. 1767-[69] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 70 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes map extension entitled "Supplement pour les possessions françoises et angloises au sud de la Louisiane. Gravé par Chambon." Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Longchamps - Thevenard, L.
    • Date: 1769
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    Carte du Canada et de la Louisiane qui forment la Nouvelle France et des colonies angloises ou sont representez les pays contestez.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 72 Appears in Homann Erben's Atlas Compendiarivs (1757 [i.e. 1757]) Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Daumont, Jean-Francois
    • Date: 1756
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    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales differ. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Québec and New England states boundaries. Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    États-Unis de l'Amérique seple. avec le Canada et la Floride.

    Scale ca. 1:13,700,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 25." changed to 26. Includes list of states and their capitals in 1783. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1780
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    Partie occidentale du Canada et septentrionale de la Louisiane avec une partie de la Pensilvanie,

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. "Longitude occidentale du prémier méridien." Relief shown pictorially. "P. II. 46." Watermark: Y. From P. Santini's Atlas universel. 1776 [i.e. 1784] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Santini, P. - Remondini (firm)
    • Date: 1784
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    Partie occidentale du Canada et septentrionale de la Louisiane avec une partie de la Pensilvanie,

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. "Longitude occidentale du prémier méridien." Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: [A group of 3 crescents and a fleur-de-lis over the letters AS] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 134 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Santini, P.
    • Date: 1775
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    Sault du Niagara, de 135 pieds de haut.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1755
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    Suite du cours du fleuve de St. Laurent, depuis Québec jusqu'au Lac Ontario,

    Scale ca. 1:2,850,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV, in 4⁰, no. 17. Tome 14, in 8⁰, page 254, no. 2." Appears in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'historie générale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 227 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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    A Plan of the Straits of St. Mary, and Michilimakinac, to shew the situation & importance of the two westernmost settlements of Canada for the fur trade.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. LC copy has printed title with incorrect date [i.e. 1781] glued in lower right margin. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 770 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1750
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    A Plan of the coast from Cape Anne in north latitude 42⁰42ʹ & 70⁰33ʹ west longitude from Greenwich: ... to Isle Scattery in long. 50⁰40ʹ & latitude 46⁰ [0]ʹ north, ... including ...

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Manuscript, red and black ink and watercolor, some letters and features roughed in pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Shoals shown with a line of pale red wash. "Acc. no. 2442." Three paintings of shoreline profiles: Lighthouse of Boston from the channel sailing out.--Halifax light house west 3 miles.--Cape Babtist a lofty promontory at the head of Bay Fundy. Bearing WBN 3 ...

    • Date: 1775
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    An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

    Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Imperfect. Lower right section missing. Parts of upper right section torn away. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston, and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay, and Annapolis Royal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 710

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian - Jno. Mount and Tho. Page
    • Date: 1775
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    An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

    Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay and Annapolis Royal, and "A map of the British Empire in America." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 710

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian - Jno. Mount and Tho. Page
    • Date: 1775
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    Carta que comprehende la Neuva York, Nueva Ynglaterra, la Acadia ò Neuva Escocia la Ysla Real, la de Sn. Juan, con parte de la de Terra Noba: ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Manuscript, ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shoals outlined in yellow. "42." "Sujeta alas longitudes delos neuvos quarterones que por disposicion del Exmo. Sor. Dn. Josef Solano Comandante Genl. dela Esqda. y fuerzas maritimas dela Havana ... " Includes text and 3 shore line profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1781
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    Carte des pays connus sous le nom de Canada, dans laquelle sont distinguées les possessions françoises, & angl?

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows British colonies as far south as the present state of North Carolina. Includes "Supplément pour l'isle de Terre-Neuve." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1753
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    A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent countrys.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's General topography of North America and the West Indies... 1768. Hand colored. Copy incomplete: Coverage ends at 100⁰ W. long. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 95 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1768
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    A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent countrys.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Pacific Coast from 40⁰ N. lat. to 60⁰ N. lat. From the author's General topography of North America and the West Indies. 1768. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 95 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1768
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    Partie orientale du Canada, avec la Nouvelle Angleterre, l'Acadie, et la Terre-Neuve,

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: [A group of 3 crescents and a fleur-de-lis over the letters AS] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Santini, P.
    • Date: 1776
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    Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale

    Covers Canada east of Lake Superior and south of James Bay; covers U.S. north of Albemarle Bay (N.C.). Relief shown pictorially. Third state. Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Montréal at 305⁰E). Believed to be the earlist map to use the name United States of America (in any language). Watermarked (unclear wording with pointed cross at center of embellished circle with pendant cross). Available ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fortin, J. (jean)
    • Date: 1778
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    Carte du Canada qui comprend la partie septentrionale des Etats Unis d'Amérique.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Printed in lower left corner of map: Ph. Buache, gendre de l'auteur, avec privilege du roi. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Dezauche - L'isle, Guillaume De - Buache, Philippe
    • Date: 1783
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    A map of the inhabited part of Canada from the French surveys, with the frontiers of New York and New England;

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows the Canadian-United States border from Lake Ontario along the St. Lawrence River to 45⁰ N. latitude, east to the Connecticut River, and northeast along the "Height of the land." Coverage of areas away from the boundary is focused upon the southern portion of Quebec and the northern portion of New York State, ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Date: 1777