A map of Virginia and Maryland
Map of Virginia and Maryland
Shows towns and rivers east of the Allegheny Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. From Geographical and Historical Grammer of the World (Edinburgh: Salmon, Sands, Murray and Cochran; 1767). Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1391 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Overall discoloration, liquid staining, wormholes, and spotting throughout. On sticker...
Scull, William - Dawkins, Henry - Nevil, James
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
[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.
Scale ca. 1:4,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of British and "Rebel" troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill. North is oriented to the bottom. Called a rough draft of the same cartographer's...
A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
Perspective view of the State-House
Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr....
Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
A new and accurate chart of the harbour of Boston in New England in North America
Also shows islands, rocks, channels, shoals, and towns and roads along coast. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper right margin: Political Mag., Nov. 1782. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 959 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Broenner, Harry Lodowick - Contger, Henry
Map of the country about the Mississippi.
Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows area from Lake Erie to the mouth of the Ohio River. Also mounted on sheet, in same handwriting as map, 2 sheets, one of questions, one of information relating to the map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 775 Available also through the Library of...
A chart of the harbour of Boston
Scale ca. 1:24,500. Title from accompanying title page. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. Includes index entitled "References" to Boston. "Nautical remarks and directions" and "Marks for the rocks and shoals in sailing into the harbour" on title page. Accompanied by title page. 1 l. LC Maps of North America,...
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Faden, William
Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.
Three maps of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey
Scale ca. 1:180,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Boston, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows roads, county and township boundaries, land grants, the division line between East and West Jersey, 5 different proposed division lines between New Jersey and New York by separate claims...
A new and accurate map of North Carolina in North America.
Shows counties, towns, courthouses, "Dobbs Parish," churches, forts, rivers, swamps, shoals, and inlets along the coast. Covers the area from Cape Hatteras to Rowen County. Relief shown by contours. Mounted on cloth. From The Universal Magazine of knowledge and Pleasure (October, 1779), vol. 65. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
A draught of South Carolina and Georgia from Sewee to St. Estaca.
Scale ca. 1:450,000. Oriented with north to the left. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink "M(232)4 H87." Includes "Instructions for the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and the coast of St. Augustin." Appears in the English pilot, the fourth book. 1778. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1399 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2:...
Hughes, Andrew - William Mount and Thomas Page