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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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    This plan of the British dominions of New England in North America. Scale ca. 1:316,800. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. "Published by the executors of Dr. William Douglas of Boston in New England, from his original draught." "Engraved by R. W. Seale." Includes inset of "Casco Bay" area. LC copy annotated in ink with additional place names. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 796 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Douglass, William - Seale, Richard William
    • Date: 1753
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    Plan stolichnago goroda Sanktpeterburga c izobrazhenïem znashni︠e︡ĭshikh onago prospektov
    Plan de la ville de St. Petersbourg avec ses principales vües
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Index in Russian, romanized Russian, and French. English translation of French map captions: 1. Map of St. Petersburg from 1737 -- 2. View of the Neva towards the East between the shipyards and the 13th line of the Wasily section -- 3. View of the banks of the Neva showing the ...
    • Contributor: Imperatorskai︠a︡ Akademīi︠a︡ Nauk I Khudozhestv (Russia) - Valeriani, Giuseppe - Makhaev, Mikhail Ivanovich - Sokolov, Ivan Aleksi︠e︡evich - Treskot, Johann
    • Date: 1753

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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 new and exact plan of Cape Fear River, from the bar to Brunswick, Scale ca. 1:90,000. "Lat. 33⁰54ʹ observ'd by Mr. Wheatly 1752." Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in upper right margin "22." Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 700/1
    • Contributor: Hyrne, Edward - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1753
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    A new and exact map of the island of St. Christopher in America, according to an actual and accurate survey made in the year 1753. Describing the several parishes, with their respective ... Scale ca. 1:32,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1985 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inscribed: To the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioners ... This map is most humbly dedicated ... Saml. Baker. Includes statistical information, "An alphabetical list of the subscribers names," and inset "The Leeward ...
    • Contributor: Baker, Samuel - Mynde, J. - Bowles, Carington - Wilkinson, Robert
    • Date: 1753
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    A general plan of Annapolis Royal Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermark. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Hamilton
    • Date: 1753
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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 Revolution. The maps ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

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    A Map of the western parts of the province of Pennsylvania, Virginia, &c. Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor. Has watermark. Imperfect: Eastern portion and southwest corner wanting. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Province of Pennsylvania this map is most humbly inscribed by their most obedient and humble servant." Shows area from the Wabash River on the west to the Scioto River on the east, and from Lake Huron ...
    • Contributor: Patten, John
    • Date: 1753
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    Carte reduite de l'isle de la Jamaique. Scale ca. 1:600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Paris, Londres, Cap Lezard, Teneriffe, [et] l'isle de Fer. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1914 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Dressée au Dépost des cartes et plans de la marine en 1753. Par ordre de M. Rouillé ... Departemt. de la marine." No. "21" on verso. AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1753
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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 trader's map of the Ohio country before 1753. Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Title from C. A. Hanna's The wilderness trail, 1910-1911. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 772 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Patten, John
    • Date: 1753
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    Carte des pays connus sous le nom de Canada, dans laquelle sont distinguées les possessions françoises, & angl? Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows British colonies as far south as the present state of North Carolina. Includes "Supplément pour l'isle de Terre-Neuve." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1753
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    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, From Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 23, 1753 p. 373. Includes table of distances "The distances of particular places in this map, from the court house." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper with linen backing.
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George
    • Date: 1753
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    Draft of the lands disputed by Philipse Patent against Beekmans & Rambaults. Scale 1:31,680; 40 chains to an in. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: [Map of Fishkill and vicinity] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area in southern Dutchess County between the Hudson River and the Connecticut Colony line and shows designation of Fishkill Town. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1083 ...
    • Contributor: Hampton, Jona
    • Date: 1753
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    No. 1. Magruder & Bealls "Honesty" ; No. 2. Alexander Island, Alexandria County, Va. Cadastral survey maps. "Beginning of the Resurvey of Honesty ... January 1st 1753 for 865 acres." From the Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections, and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1753
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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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    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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