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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road. Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842.
    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W. - Fitchburg Railroad
    • Date: 184?
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    Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H. Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Crocker, William P. - Morgan, Charles - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1845
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    Geological map of Maryland on which are also shewn the chief topographical features to aid in the triangulation. Scale 1:200,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by contours. Geologic information not shown. Shows only Washington, Frederick, Carroll, Montgomery, Howard, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary Counties. Includes text on "Materials employed." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Alexander, J. H. (John Henry) - Alexander, J. H.
    • Date: 1840
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    Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa; by J. Calvin Smith, engraved by S. Stiles, Sherman & Smith. Detailed township map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, canals, stage roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin) - Smith, J. Calvin
    • Date: 1844
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    A plan showing the proposed line between Newton and Waltham From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-83
    • Contributor: Moore, A. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1849
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    Chillum Wood. Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Missing small sections along edges and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and measurement data. Subtitles in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1844
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    Map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes distance table and ill. Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil with designation "Coll. #6812" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2007-101
    • Contributor: Darby, John Gould - Bingham, Lemuel
    • Date: 1840
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    Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 4 copies, vary slightly.
    • Contributor: Ord, Edward Otho Cresap
    • Date: 1848
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    Operations of Genl. Scott's Army on 8th, 12th & 13th Sep. 1847 : [Mexico City] Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, blue and red inks, and pencil on tracing paper. Indexed. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 591 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1847
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    Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from the most authentic sources. Shows county and township boundaries, and "Railroads completed, located and in progress."
    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Date: 1849
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    Croquis de un plano de la jurisdicion del real de Temascaltepec Relief shown by hachures. "De 20 leguas de 26 al grado." Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 528 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; A. B. Hagner; Apr. 27, 1914. In lower right margin: 308242, 14.
    • Date: 184?
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    Carte de l'empire chinois et du Japon Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Paris. From Lapie's Atlas universel de géographie ancienne et moderne, précédé d'un abrégé de géographie physique et historique .... 1841-[1842]. At upper left: Atlas universel. At upper right: 36. LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lapie, (Pierre) - Tardieu, Pierre Antoine
    • Date: 1842
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    Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and New-Haven Rail-Road. Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Anderson, P. - Snyder & Black Lithogrs
    • Date: 1845
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    Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection with other railroads. Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county lines, cities, towns, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Carter, T. J. - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1845
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    [General-content map of several townships in the southern part of Burlington County, N.J.] Shows township boundaries, place-names, roads, villages, mills, streams, houses, and householders' names. Covers areas south of the town of Mount Holly, indicated as Northampton, Southampton, Pemberton, and Washington townships. Title devised by cataloguer. No cartographic attribution or date of preparation is present. Manuscript: Black/blue/red inks (for names and lines) and yellow watercolor (for streams). Handwritten in ink on verso: Northampton. Names are in serifate ...
    • Date: 1840
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    Topographical map of the city of Cincinnati, from actual survey Indexed. Table of statistics concerning Cincinnati's latitude and longitude, notable events, population statistics, and land distribution. Bottom margin: "Entered according to Act of Congress the 20th day of Dec. 1830, by Robinson & Fairbank of the Distrcit of Ohio." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Doolittle & Munson
    • Date: 1841
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    Das Hochland von Iran enthaltend die Staaten von Persien, Afghanistan und Beludschistan Relief shown in hachures. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weiland, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand) - Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany)
    • Date: 1846
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    Karta öfver landswägarne uti Sverige och Norige Relief shown by hachures. Also shows administrative counties (läner and amter). Prime meridian: Ferro [?]. Signed in ink on paper slip affixed to verso: Millard Fillmore, May 8 1856. LC copy imperfect: Sectioned to 36 panels to enable folding. Includes inset of northern Sweden/Norway and 3 highway distance tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Brandenburg, L. W. (Lorens Wilhelm) - Fillmore, Millard - Sweden. Kongl. Gen. Landtm. Contoret
    • Date: 1843
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    Map of East Bridgewater, Mass.
    Map of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
    General map showing selected buildings and householders' names and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Copy imperfect: Stained, upper border cut off. Acquisitions control no.: 2009-057
    • Contributor: Bates, M. - Bufford's Lith
    • Date: 1848
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    Map of New Castle County, Delaware : from original surveys General-content county map showing hundreds (townships), school districts, rural buildings, and householders' names; Wilmington inset shows built-up areas. Hand col. to emphasize city/hundred boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1848 by Robert P. Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined on cloth backing). LC ...
    • Contributor: Rea, Samuel M. - Price, Jaco - Riddle, George Read - Smith, Robert Pearsall - Smith & Wistar - Rea & Price
    • Date: 1849
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    Croquis de la Ysla de Balanguingui y sus adyacentes en el Archipielago de Jolo : destruidos sus fuertes y poblaciones por las armas del Egército [sic] y Armada Naval de Filipinas, las ... Shows Samales Group, Philippines. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: Whatman 1849. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 738 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes panoramic view of Fort Sipac. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 186. Noteworthy acc. 1927-28 no. 115 Vault
    • Contributor: Espejo, J.
    • Date: 1848
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    Karte von China und Japan den Manen D'Anville's und Klapproth's Relief shown by hachures. In lower right: Gest. v. Mädel II u. s Sch. From Berghaus's Atlas von Asia. Prime meridians: Paris and Greenwich. In upper left: Berghaus's Atlas von Asia. Includes chart of geographic terms in 9 languages. In upper right: no. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Justus Perthes (Firm : Gotha, Germany)
    • Date: 1843
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    Costa de Vera Cruz Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 527 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Dowing, Cristoval
    • Date: 1846
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    Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529. Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Ribero, Diego - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1529