Collection Items

  • Map
    Plan of the town of Stratham Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings and householders' names. Watermark: Large elliptical shield that is surmounted by a crown and that bears a cross in lower right. LC copy imperfect: Tears, several small holes, stains, and deteriorated edges. LC copy annotated in dark ink at upper left to show indecipherable name or word. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Merrill, Phinehas
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
    Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
    Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content ...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
    • Date: 1687
  • Map
    [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of "1784." Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Beatty and Orme. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north to the right. Stained and fold-lined. Includes notes and index of survey points. On verso in lead ...
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1784
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793] Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow." Lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 1793 map. From the Joseph ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson. Covers part of central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pencil on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map possibly drawn by Nicholas King in 1794. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter. Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: [Profile of head with] words "Toner Library." ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington. Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows buildings and block numbers. Also shows lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: [Profile of head ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave yards belonging to the Widow Wheler. Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and blue wash on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers and outlines, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Plat of Carrollsburg Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and some initials of proprietors. Alternate title in ink on verso: Plan of Carrollsburg that now forms a part of Washington City. Brown and red inks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Fold-lined, missing small sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Deakins, Francis
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    [Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relation to pre-1790 landholdings]. Shows boundaries and names of original landholdings. Indicates "Approximate position of L. of C.--located by a later survey." "Traced from a map in 'Potomac Flats Case,' vol. VI." Lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    [Plat of land grant survey in South Carolina, accompanied by deed of grant] Pen-and-ink. "Five hundred acres surveyed for him [James Mims] the 4th day of August 1796. Situate in the District of Charleston in St. James 's Parish Goose Creek ... given under the Great Seal of the State." On verso of deed: Dated 3d October 1793. Includes text. Copy imperfect: Stained and deteriorated along the folded lines of deed of grant. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: South Carolina
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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 ...
    • Date: 1722
  • Book/Printed Material
    Voyage de La Pérouse autour du Monde, Atlas has engr. half-title. "Relation d'un voyage intéressant de la frégate la Princesse, de Manille à Saint-Blaise, en 1780 et 1781," translated from the Spanish of F.A. Maurelle by A.G. Pingré: t. 1, p. 256-323. "Extrait de la relation d'un voyage fait en 1779, par Don François-Antoine Maurelle ... pour la découverte des côtes occidentales de l'Amérique Septentrionale": t. 1, p. 324-342. Available also ...
    • Contributor: La Pérouse, Jean François De Galaup - Milet-Mureau, L. A. (Louis Antoine) - Mourelle De La Rúa, Francisco Antonio - Pingré, Alexandre Guy
    • Date: 1797
  • Map
    Plano del Puerto de Plata situado en la costa del norte de la Ysla de Sto. Domingo en la latd. de 19 gs. 43 ms. N. y en la longd. de 306 ... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermark: D. & C. Blauw. Pen-and-ink and green, red, and yellow watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 387 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 65. Vault
    • Date: 1700
  • Map
    Ichonografica da vila da Vitoria, capital da capitania do Espirito Santo, Scale ca. 1:1,240. Manuscript; red and black ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. "Bahia 5de novembro de 1767, Petipé." Relief shown by hachures. In upper margin: No. 2. Indexed for points of interest. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 190 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Caldas, José Antonio
    • Date: 1767
  • Map
    Plan de la ville et du port de Macao Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right margin: Tome III, no. 57. From: Bellin's Le petit atlas maritime, 1764. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
  • Map
    A Plan of the city and harbour of Macao : a colony of the Portugueze, situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire in Lat. 22 ⁰12ʹ44ʺ N., long. 113⁰35ʹ0ʺ east ... Relief shown by hachures and soundings. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink: Territories 12efth East No. 18, Archives of the Coast Survey, 1856. Acc. No. 2284. From original folder: Watermark 1794, rec'd in Coast Survey 1856. See: G2305.S87 1796 Vault (Phillips 4070 & 3190)
    • Contributor: Baker, (Benjamin)
    • Date: 1796