MapA map of Lewis and Clark's track, across the western portion of North America from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : by order of the executive of the United States in ... Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Relief shown by hachures. Meridian: London and Washington. From Lewis, Meriwether, History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
- Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Clark, William - Harrison, Samuel - Bradford and Inskeep
- Date: 1814
MapAn 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. (Johann Georg) - Kohl, J. G.
- Date: 1850
MapA map of the Internal Provinces of New Spain. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
- Date: 1807
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