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    A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies
    Hack's descript of ye East Indies | Buccaneer atlas
    Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer...
    • Contributor: Hacke, William
    • Date: 1690

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    [Quanzhou Fu yu di tu shuo].
    [泉州府輿地图说]. | Fujiang Sheng hai fang tu | Illustrated atlas of Quanzhou Prefecture
    Covers land and territory in Quanzhou Prefecture. Shows cities, towns, and military posts in Quanzhou fu. Title supplied. Previous supplied title: Quanzhou fu tu shuo. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, torn at fold lines. Previous call no.: G2308.F8F9
    • Date: 1602

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    A plan and section of the old wharf, with ye design of a new dock for the navy at Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia 1756. Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Includes index to points of interest and profile of the dock. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Dixon, Matthew
    • Date: 1756
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    A draught of the harbour of Halifax, Sambro Islands, shoals, ledges of rocks, and soundings, also the rivers Shubenauda & Cobequid Bay. Scale 1:100,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Morris, Charles
    • Date: 1761
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    Plan of the lines constructing at Halifax for the defense of His Majesty's naval yard. Scale 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes index to points of interest and inset of "Section of the redout and elevation of the blockhouse." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Spry, William
    • Date: 1758
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    A plan of Louisbourg. Scale ca. 1:4,000 and ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 336 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: Williams, G.
    • Date: 1700
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    Qubbec, ville de l'Amerique septentrionale dans la Nouvelle France avec titre d'Eveché située sur le fleuve de St. Laurens a 310 degrez 17 minutes de longitude et 46 degrez 55 minutes de ...
    Quebec, ville de l'Amerique septentrionale
    Shows siege of Quebec City in 1670. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes index and col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Aubant, Abraham D
    • Date: 1755
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    Description du pais des Hurons. Shows part of Ontario extending from Georgian Bay on the north (Partie du Grand Lac des Hurons) to Lake Ontario on the south and from Lake Huron on the west to Lake Simcoe on the east (Lac Oventarenk). Relief shown pictorially. Bequeathed to the Library of Congress by Henry Harrisse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
    • Date: 1651
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    Plan of township no. 1, north of Phillips Cadastral map of town of Madrid, Maine, showing numbered lots; acreage and dimensions given for some lots. "This plan represents township number one in the first range of townships west of the Million Acres ... supposed to lay in the county of Oxford." Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Note added to map after it was drawn: Oxford ss. recd. August 1,...
    • Contributor: Adams, Solomon
    • Date: 1805
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    Plan of the Town of Turner, formerly Silvester Plantation : out side lines and part of the lotts ran out Shows lot numbers and lot holder's names. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes note. Panel title: A plan of the Town of Turner. Unidentified numbers of verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 45-83
    • Contributor: Getchel, Stephen
    • Date: 1770
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    Naval Hospital grounds, Chelsea, Mass. Hospital relocated to Boston from Chelsea in 1940 and is currently known as U.S. Public Health Service Hospital at Boston. Relief shown by contours. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. Rubber-stamped: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Apr. 17, 1895, Library and Archives. Accompanied by sheet (22 x 18 cm.) that describes this map and related maps from City Engineer's Office in Chelsea, Mass. and...
    • Contributor: Vinal, W. I. (Washington Irving) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Chelsea (Mass.). City Engineer - Vinal, W. I.
    • Date: 1894
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    [Map of town of Canaan, Connecticut]. General map showing householders' names. Served as basis for 1853 printed version entitled "Map of the town of Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn." by L. Fagan. Relief shown by hachures. Shows districts of town of Canaan. Pen-and-ink and watercolor with annotations in pencil. Map backed with cloth. Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1851. Insets with householders' names shown: Canaan -- Falls Village. Imperfect: Stained, lower...
    • Contributor: Fagan, L.
    • Date: 1853
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    A plan of the lands in New London sequestred for the sole use and improvement of the Mohegan Indian tribe Cadastral map. Covers northeastern portion of town of Montville, Connecticut. Signed at lower right: Humphry Avery, survr. for the county of New London. Pen-and-ink. Map backed with cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and text. Imperfect: Scuff marks, tears, and darkening of paper.
    • Contributor: Avery, Humphry
    • Date: 1736
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    [Map of Roosevelt properties at Hyde Park, N.Y. Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pencil, on manila envelope. Letterhead: The White House. Cadastral map. Ascription of authorship through comparison of handwriting with copies of his correspondence. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
    • Date: 1930
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    New Yorke : 1695. Facsim. of ms. original in British Library. "By permission from the New York History Co." Original version: [1696?]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Miller, John
    • Date: 1695
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    [Map of New York Island and vicinity. Scale 1:126,720; 1/2 an in. to a mile. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing "copied from a map found among the Heath papers in the hands of Amos A. Lawrence, Esq. of Boston, by Henry Stevens, Jr." The Heath papers are now in the Massachusetts Historical Society collections. Area extends from above Dobbs Ferry to Red Hook in Long Island, from Hackensack River to Bynam's River. Shows...
    • Contributor: Stevens, Henry - Heath, William
    • Date: 1840
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    Map of a piece of property in the village of Flushing belonging to Isaac Peck Esqr. Real-property survey showing tract lines, dimensions in feet, line orientations in compass degrees, adjacent street name, and names of adjacent landowners. Oriented with north toward the lower right. India ink. Handwritten no. in ink on adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 851b NY. Rubber-stamped at immediate left of label: U.S.C. and G. Survey, Library and Archives, acc. no. Available also through the Library...
    • Date: 187?
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    The elementary schools of Manhattan Shows school locations, nos., and district boundaries. In title area: Date 9/29/60. Title in india ink on rubber-stamped sheet affixed at lower right. Printed at head of title: Office of the President, Borough of Manhattan. From the papers of Kenneth B. Clark in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Red and india inks, red and blue pencils, and lead pencil...
    • Contributor: New York (N.Y.). Board of Education. Central Zoning Unit - Clark, Kenneth Bancroft - Turner, Francis A. - Manhattan (New York, N.Y.). Office of the President
    • Date: 1960
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    [Manuscript map of British and American troop positions in the New York City region at the time of the Battle of Long Island (Aug.-Sept. 1776)]. Covers present-day New York City vicinity including Staten Island, Palisades area (N.J.), New Rochelle (N.Y.), and Jamaica Bay. Shows troop positions, fortifications, ship anchorage areas, roads, built-up areas, villages, and agricultural field areas. Relief shown by shading, hachures, and landform drawings. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Map appears to be a composite copied from the DesBarres sheets of the...
    • Date: 1776
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    [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York]. Shows buildings, fortifications, bodies of water, and line of ships in bay. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink (black/dark brown) and lead-pencil shading for bodies of water. Oriented with north slightly to the lower right. Folded to 9 x 17 cm. to be sent as a missive. Accompanied by ms. statistical table: Report of military clothing recieved [sic] for the use...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Sarah
    • Date: 1814
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    Map of Hyde Township.
    Hyde Township
    Cadastral map from period 1810-1830 that covers Warrensburg region of central Warren County, New York, and that shows lot lines and lot numbers. Hyde Township no longer exists independently and has been incorporated into several municipalities, including Warrensburg. Pen-and-ink. In upper left corner: 338. In upper right corner: 339. In upper left corner on verso: 340. Imperfect: Brittle, creased, torn, annotated in pencil. Available...
    • Date: 1810
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    Map of a part of the campus of Princeton University Scale 1:720; 60ʹ = 1ʺ. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and col. pencil. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Cadastral map. From the President Woodrow Wilson papers. "Mar. 1980." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Sincerbeaux, C. S. - Wilson, Woodrow
    • Date: 1908
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    [Map of the Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania]. Cadastral map showing buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Date in map interior: Aug. 4t[h] 1848. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in the LC Manuscript Division. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1848
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    Map of the maneuver ground of the Camp of Instruction, Gettysburg, Pa. : July 1910 Covers rural area east of Gettysburg borough, Adams County, Pa. Relief shown by contours. Also shows buildings, householders' names, and functional designations for individual farm fields; "Camp of Instruction 1910" shown on northeastern sheet. India ink and lead pencil. LC sheets rubber-stamped. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Engineer Battalion, 1st. Company D. - United States. Department of the Army. General Staff. Second Section
    • Date: 1910
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    Bird's eye view of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Manuscript, pencil and wash. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 850.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1898