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    A compleat map of the West Indies containing the coasts of Florida, Louisiana, New Spain, and Terra Firma: With all the islands. Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude from Ferro." From Robert Sayer and John Bennett's The American military pocket atlas. [1776] Two copies. Copy 1, margins trimmed. Copy 2, "41" in upper and lower right corners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1697 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1774
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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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    Esquisse du plan de la ville du Mole à St. Domingue. Scale not given. Title on verso: Plan of the town of the Mole of Cap Nicola, St. Domingo. N. 42. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 469 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1888 Indexed for points of interest. ...
    • Date: 1774
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    To His Royal Highness. George Augustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies, Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, West Indies, Bermudas, and northern South America. European possessions shown by color. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1700 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes acknowledgement to Captain Speer by "John Pownall, secry., Plantation Office, Whitehall, January ...
    • Contributor: Speer, Joseph Smith - Bowen, Thomas
    • Date: 1774
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    To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies, Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, Bermudas, West Indies, and northern South America. European possessions shown by color. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes acknowledgment dated Jan. 25, 1774 at Plantation Office, Whitehall by John Pownall, secry. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1699 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Speer, Joseph Smith
    • Date: 1774
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    A map of the most inhabited part of New England, containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire, with the colonies of Conecticut and Rhode Island, divided into counties and townships: ... Scale ca. 1:440,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Includes compilation data and insets of "A plan of the town of Boston" and "A plan of Boston Harbor from an accurate survey," ca. 1:150,000. No. "14" on verso, upper left corner of top sheet. No. "15" on verso, upper left corner of bottom sheet. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1774
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    A map of the British Empire in North America. Scale ca. 1:13,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "8." Includes a list of British colonies and territories. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1774
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    [Map of the Mississippi River from the mouth of Yazoo River to the southern part of Louisiana] Scale 1:126,720; 2 English miles to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Upper right corner missing. "The latitudes of the entrance of the river Yazou, Natchez, Manchac, and some other parts of the river were taken by Doctor Lorimer, which were a great correction and satisfaction in laying down this plan. Major Dickson commander of His Majesty's troops ...
    • Date: 1774
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    A map of the most inhabited part of New England, containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire, with the colonies of Conecticut and Rhode Island, divided into counties and townships: ... Scale ca. 1:440,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Includes compilation data and insets of "A plan of the town of Boston" and "A plan of Boston Harbor from an accurate survey," ca. 1:150,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 799-800 Copy 1 LC copy annotation in upper right corner: Scale 7 miles = 1 inch. Copy 2 LC copy ...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1774
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    A plan of a survey made to explore the country for a road between Connecticut River & St. Francis. Scale ca. 1:125,000. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. Includes descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 623 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [Finlay, Hugh]
    • Date: 1774
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    North America. Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From William Guthrie's A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar. 1774. v. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Guthrie, William
    • Date: 1774
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    North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Empire and its limits, according to the definitive treaty of peace, in 1763, are accurately described, and the dominions possessed ... Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes historical notes, "Extract of the treaties of peace, proclamations &c. relative to America & the West Indies," "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay," and "A map of the country between Montreal, Albany and Oswego." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1774
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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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    North America, as divided amongst the European powers. Scale ca. 1:21,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "39." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1774
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    [Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others. Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Lewis, Samuel - Crawford, William
    • Date: 1774
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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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    Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His ... Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449 Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: ...
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Washington, George - Young, George
    • Date: 1774
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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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    To His Royal Highness. George Augustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies, Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, West Indies, Bermudas, and northern South America. Includes acknowledgment dated Jan. 25, 1774 at Plantation Office, Whitehall by John Pownall, secry. On verso: [Plate no.] 45. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1699 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Speer, Joseph Smith - Bowen, Thomas
    • Date: 1774
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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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    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 plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774, Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...
    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Date: 1774
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    Plan of the route from St. Francis to Connecticut River, Scale ca. 1:633,000; 10 miles to an in. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 622 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Finlay, Hugh
    • Date: 1774
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    A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and ... Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Second impression of 3d ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 42 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts." On verso in manuscript "Map of the British and French [sic] dominions in North America." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, John - Kitchin, Thomas - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Date: 1774