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  • Map
    A map of Amelia County, Virginia
    Amelia County, Virginia
    Relief shown by contours. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Annotated in top left corner: Furnished to the Coast Survey Office by Sergeant J.A. Campbell (District Cavalry). Map captured near Fire Forks April 5, 1865. LC Land ownership maps, 1202 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, soiled, ...
    • Contributor: Booker, William L.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans. Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Distances from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, La. are shown below the title. Chartered in 1853 and 1854. Consolidated with the Wills Valley Railroad, forming the Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad.
    • Contributor: Hoyer & Ludwig - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
    • Date: 185?
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    Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, indigenous political subdivisions, and some of the building lots that were assigned to settlers. This on-line presentation also includes other nineteenth-century maps of Liberia: a map prepared for a book first published ...
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Map of Coshocton County, Ohio LC Land ownership maps, 611 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Map of Coshocton and Roscoe.
    • Contributor: Becker, M. J. - Klauprech & Menzel
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of ... Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831.
    • Contributor: Jervis, John (John Bloomfield) - Jervis, John
    • Date: 1850
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    Hotchkiss Map Collection The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating their ...
    • Date: 1828

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  • Map
    [Map of Nisqually Plains]. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 185?
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    Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T. Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the right. Cadastral map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Lewis, Charles M. - Elbert & Clarke
    • Date: 1850
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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
    Map of property situated in the village of Flushing, Queens County, L.I., belonging to Gabriel Winter Cadastral map showing lot lines, dimensions, buildings (residential/non-residential), and some owners' names. Imperfect: Fold-lined, wrinkled, torn at fold lines, annotated in lead pencil/red ink to show additional lot/ownership info. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2003-64
    • Contributor: Smith, Elijah A. - Winter, Gabriel - Perkins Sun Lithographic Establishment
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Watertown, Mass. : surveyed by order of the town, 1850
    Map of Watertown, Massachusetts
    Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map showing roads, drainage, landowners' names, school houses, churches, etc. Includes note, inset of "Plan of Watertown Village," and ill. (some hand col.). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Dealer: Boston Rare Maps Acquisitions control no. 2009-070
    • Contributor: Eaton, S. Dwight - Whiting, Ellridge - Mason, William - Tappan & Bradford
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the property of the Western Mining & Manufacturing Co. situate on Drody's Creek, Coal River Peytona, Boone County, Western Virginia Shows the names of some residents. Date taken from LC jacket note. Oriented with north toward bottom. Copy imperfect: Very brittle, losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: T. Sinclair's Lith
    • Date: 185?
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    Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern Railway and its connections. Map of Illinois, Indiana, and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, stations, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord - Jacksonville, Northwestern & Southeastern Railway Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of Bucks County, Pennsylvania : from surveys General-content county map showing buildings with householders' names in rural areas; also shows householders' names in the borough insets. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by Robert P. Smith in the ... eastern District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined, still later cut into 3 sheets on cloth backing to enable folding). LC ...
    • Contributor: Morris, William E. (William Ellis) - Smith, Robert Pearsall - Morris, William E.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Jersey Central, Reading and Columbia, with Baltimore and Washington, together with Western R.R. connections to Wheeling and Pittsburg [sic]; ... Sketch map of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland indicating the railroad network and the connections with the coal fields. Shows major drainage, cities and towns, and four main coal field areas.
    • Contributor: Kase, S. P. - Reading & Columbia Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
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    [Map of the coast of China]. Shows coast from Siberia to Macau. Shows coastal cities only. Title supplied by cataloger. LC copy annotated in pencil showing distances. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1850
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    An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. English. Some place names in Blackfoot. Copied from a map in the London archives of the Hudson Bay Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Map and two sections of notes mounted on paper mounted on cloth. Vault
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    The upper Mississippi and Missouri
    Idee topographique des hauts de Mississipi et du Missouri
    Covers the northwestern United States and western Canada. Relief shown pictorially. French. Title and notes in English. Traced by J.G. Kohl from the original map: Idee topographique des huts de Mississipi et du Missouri ... / dessinèe par Mr. Soulard ancien, S. Lant de port de la marine. rle. de France et Captne. des milices de S.M.C. aux yllinois ...... "This is a copy ...
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Soulard, Anthoine - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    [Map of warranty-deed land tracts in the western part of Wyoming County, Pa.] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Shows warranty-deed tract lines, acreages, warrantees' names, and line dimensions in Windham, Eaton, Monroe, and Lehman townships of Wyoming County, Pa. Some named tracts are designated as "Patented". Some tracts are not named or numbered. The Susquehanna River and Tunkhannock borough are shown at the eastern end of the map. There is no attribution present. Title devised by cataloguer. The map appears to have ...
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections. The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport Railroad.
    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Williamsport and Elmira Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the route surveyed from the Mississippi at Lake Providence in Louisiana to the great bend of Red river at Fulton in Arkansas Scale ca. 1:370,000. At head of title: Survey of routes from the valley of the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. LC Railroad maps, 147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sidell, William Henry
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the central portion of the United States showing the lines of the proposed Pacific railroads. Strip map of the United States between 36 degrees and 47 degrees north latitude. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, place names, and some trails in the western half of the map. Indicates the proposed lines for the western, central, and eastern divisions of the Union Pacific Railroad.
    • Contributor: Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
  • Collection
    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections. Outline map with colored state boundaries of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating larger cities. Shows "finished," "in progress of construction," and "contemplated" railroads. Chartered in 1846 with first section opened in 1851.
    • Contributor: Leefe, George E. - Indianapolis and Peru Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?