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    Portos practicos de Canpeche [sic]

    Shows northern Yucatán Peninsula. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: JHR in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 580 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 334. Vault

    • Date: 1761
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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond

    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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    A sketch of St. John's Harbour and part of the river;

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Morris, Charles
    • Date: 1761
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    Military Battles and Campaigns

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...

    • Date: 1570

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    An accurate map of His Majesty's Province of New-Hampshire in New England, taken from actual surveys of all the inhabited part, and from the best information of what is uninhabited, together with ...

    Scale ca. 1:633,600. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Hudson River-Lake Champlain to Penobscot Bay. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' A general topography of North America. 1768. no. 22, plates 30-31. LC copy annotated in ink to show additional townships. Includes inscription to "Charles Townshend, His Majesty's Secretary at War," text, and inset "A general plan of the River St. ...

    • Contributor: Blanchard, Joseph - Langdon, Samuel - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1761
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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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    Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana

    Shows houses, streets, and vegetation. Oriented with north to the upper right. "Eng. for the London Mag." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Benning, R
    • Date: 1761
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    Rochambeau Map Collection

    The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

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    American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    The collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most of the items presented here are documented in Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress compiled by John R. Sellers and Patricia Molen van Ee in 1981. The bibliography contains approximately 2,000 maps ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 2000

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    A new map of North America from the latest discoveries.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for the continuation of Dr. Smolletts History of England." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 89 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Spilsbury, John
    • Date: 1761
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    A new map of the Caribbee Islands in America

    Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1959 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1761
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    A map of the sources of the Chaudière, Penobscot, and Kennebec rivers,

    Scale ca. 1:390,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows campsite locations for the author's expedition from Quebec into Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 838 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1761
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    A general map of North America; in which is express'd the several new roads, forts, engagements, &c. taken from actual surveys and observations made in the army employ'd there, from the year ...

    Scale ca. 1:9,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Caribbean region. "Published ... by M. A. Rocque in the Strand & A. Dury in Dukes Court St. Martins Lane." Title in English and French. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 88 Includes historic and descriptive text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Rocque, John - Dury, Andrew - Rocque (m. A.) (firm)
    • Date: 1761
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    A new map of Virginia from the best authorities

    From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 2. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Acquisitions control no. 94-29

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1761
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    A plann of the town of Savannah in the state of Georgia.

    "This plann is laid down according to the original design but the distances are marked by the survey made & confirmed by Act of Assembly in the year of our lord 1761. [illegible initials]." Oriented with north toward lower right. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and names of select property owners. Fold-lined. Minor ...

    • Contributor: Marian S. Carson Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1761
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    General Maps

    This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.

    • Date: 1290

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  • Map

    The Isles of Montreal as they have been survey'd by the French engineers. Catalog Record Only

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1761
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    Atlas nouveau, Catalog Record Only

    • Contributor: Cóvens, Johannes
    • Date: 1761
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    [Plan of Le Palais and fortifications on Belle-Île-en-Mer during seige or occupation by British forces, 1761-1763. Catalog Record Only

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pencil, black and red ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Listed erroneously in William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans as "The seige of Belle Isle" under heading "Canada, &c." Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Date: 1761
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    Sketch of the coast round the island of Dominique. Catalog Record Only

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures, land form drawings, and shading. Oriented with north to the left. "The above sketch was taken in June 1761 by Engineer Archibald Campbell in the tender of His Majesty's ship, Dublin, by order of Lord Rollo." Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Campbell, Archibald
    • Date: 1761
  • Map

    Atlas géographique et militaire; Catalog Record Only

    • Contributor: Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio
    • Date: 1761
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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. Catalog Record Only

    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. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Morris, Charles
    • Date: 1761
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    A chart of the peninsula of Nova Scotia. Catalog Record Only

    Scale ca. 1:575,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows county boundaries. AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Morris, Charles
    • Date: 1761