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    Frederick County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Each sheet pasted together in 4 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Land ownership maps, 1260 "Photostat of blueprint loaned to L.C. ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Wood, John
    • Date: 1820
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    A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the Unit... Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Mounted on cloth backing, edged in imitation leather, and annotated in lead pencil: 1820. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Force, Peter - Davis & Force
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of Louisiana Prime meridian: London and Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stained throughout.
    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri... Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fifth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired by transfer from the U.S. State Department, 3/7/37. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and stained. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Spartanburgh District, South Carolina LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S153 In lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, Compagnie K. 47 N.Y.V. In lower left corner: Eng. by H. S. Tanner & Assistants. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Available also...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Whitten, T. - Cheville, A. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Maine Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Brittle, soiled, tears along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Perkins, A. T.
    • Date: 182?
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    Massachusetts. Relief shown pictorially. Very similar stylistically, in portrayal of relief, and in lettering to manuscript map of Maine of same time that was done by A.T. Perkins. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Brittle, soiled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Perkins, A. T.
    • Date: 182?
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    Map of Mississippi : constructed from the surveys in the Gene... Prime meridian: London and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress the 10th of September 1819." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Newberry District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Staining in left margin and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coate, Marmaduke - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    [Cadastral map of the blocks surrounding Washington Circle, W... Cadastral map of area bounded by 24th, L. 22nd, and I streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks. At top in lead pencil: Section of part of the city & surveys. Soiled, missing small sections at corners, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1820
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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Be... A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...
    Map of United States and adjacent British & Spanish possessions
    Also shows southern Canada, Mexico, parts of Central America, and the West Indies. Relief shown pictorially. "Entered according to Act of Congress the 16th day of June 1820." This is a variant edition printed between the documented 6th and 7th states. The 6th and 7th states of the map are described in: A la carte / compiled by Walter Ristow. 1972. p. 180. Prime...
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Newberry District, South Carolina "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S149 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coate, Marmaduke
    • Date: 1820
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    Market Street, Lynn, Mass., as it appeared in 1820. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Oliver, William T.
    • Date: 1820
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    Map exhibiting the principal original grants & sales of lands... Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2 Vault
    • Contributor: Greenleaf, Moses - Chapin, W. (William) - Shirley & Hyde
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of the state of Maine Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil divisions. Prime meridians: Washington and London. Exhibited in Maine, the sesquicentennial of statehood, Dec. 21, 1970-Sept. 6, 1971, no. 45 LC copy imperfect: Stained, darkened, halved and mounted on cloth backing, and with small tears and missing pieces along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Greenleaf, Moses - Annin, William
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of Alabama Relief shown by contours and hachures. Prime meridian: Washington and London. "Entered according to Act of Congress the 29 day of Octor. 1818 by John Melish." Includes statistical and geographical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, fragile, liquid staining throughout, torn and repaired, and mounted on cloth. Annotated on verso: Alabama No....
    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri... Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3808. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, foxed in upper right corner, stained and torn along fold lines. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Plano borrador de la parte de la Florida Occidental contenida... Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink and pencil; unfinished. Watermark: 1808 J Whatman. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente Sebastián Pintado, Surveyor General of Spanish West Florida, 1805-17 : the man and his maps / by John R. Hébert. Imago mundi, v. 39, pp. 50-72. 1987. p. 65, no. 33. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 842 In upper left margin: No 9. In...
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri... Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and torn along fold lines. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Pendleton District, South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." "Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 Reg., N.Y.S.V. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S151 Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Scribling - Schelten
    • Date: 1820
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    Cities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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    [Manuscript map of Kensington in Philadelphia]. Selected buildings shown pictorially. Shows some landowners. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backed paper, with an attached sheet (19 x 34 cm) with a few manuscript numbers. Purchased at the sale of George Gordon Meade's collection. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Meade, George Gordon
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri... Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, southeast section only, with break on fold line at center of map. Inscription in ink of "1" in copyright statement changed June 6 to June 16. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of the New England states / Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Mrs. Kate L. Warfield; 17 Jan. 1924. Prime meridian: Washington. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Accompanied by gift note, 8 x 13 cm. Imperfect: Stained, torn, small pieces missing along edges, mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Clark, Emily P.
    • Date: 1820
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    [Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S150 Incomplete; the eastern and western portions of the map are wanting. Pen and ink tracing of part of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Busby
    • Date: 1820
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    District of Columbia Shows main roads. Also covers surrounding territory in Maryland and Virginia. "Engraved for J. Melish's 'Description of the United States.'" LC copy water-stained and trimmed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Date: 1820
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    Frederick County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 4 and mounted on cloth. "From an original from the Dept. of Geology, University of Virginia, loaned by Mr. Vernon C. Eddy, Handley Library, Winchester, Va." LC Land ownership maps, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Wood, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Plat of that part of the Washington & Rockville Turnpike Road... Covers the presentday Georgia Avenue N.W. between Florida Avenue and the District line. At upper edge: Aug't 5, 1820. Title from verso. Alternate title at head of text: District of Columbia, Washington County, pt. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Watermark: D Ames (with U.S. coat-of-arms). Folded-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Elgar, Joseph
    • Date: 1819
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    Eastern & middle states
    Eastern and middle states
    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor. Probably a map made by a student in primary or secondary school. LC has three other maps by the same creator. Prime meridian: Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Perkins, A. T.
    • Date: 1820
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    Richland District, South Carolina LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S152 "[A]pproved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coates, Marmaduke
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of Boston and its vicinity Scale ca. 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows dwellings, occupants, and distances along roads from the State House in Boston. LC copy imperfect; edges torn, including portion of publication information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Hales, John Groves - Gillingham, Edwin
    • Date: 1820
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    [Plan of the Center Market and surrounding squares, Washingto... Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 10th streets N.W. Market building shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolor. Ink-stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Phillips. Washington, 354 DCP
    • Date: 1820
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    Laurens District, South Carolina LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S145 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, 47 N.Y.V., Compagnie K. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Gray, Henry
    • Date: 1820
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    [Manuscript map of the United States]. Title provided by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Missouri is shown as a state and the Arkansas territory includes Oklahoma. Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1820
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    Lancaster District, South Carolina LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S144 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825]
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, J. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820