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    Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their ... Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network.
    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr. Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.
    • Contributor: Ferguson, W. E. - Old Colony Railroad Company
    • Date: 1850
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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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    New map of Stark County, Ohio LC Land ownership maps, 677 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes population statistical table, list of post offices, views of public, and residential properties. Insets: Map of the city of Canton, Stark County, Ohio -- Map of the town of Massillon, Stark County, Ohio. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, original sheets sectioned into 4 ...
    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Date: 1850
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    [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
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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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    Persia and Cabool Relief shown in hachures. In upper right corner: National atlas, 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Johnston, Alexander Keith
    • Date: 185?
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    Der nördliche gestirnte Himmel Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Atlas title page dated 1850 and index reproduced on verso. Copy imperfect: Liquid staining, major losses along fold lines, hole in center, torn and repaired along edges.
    • Contributor: Reuter, Ferdinand - Hellfarth, C. - Justus Perthes (Firm : Gotha, Germany)
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Somerset County, New Jersey Relief shown by hachures. Inset : Plan of Somerville. Includes names of property owners and 7 views. LC Land ownership maps, 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1850
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    Pacific Ocean. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Shows the Atrato and San Juan rivers proposed interoceanic canal route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Anonymous manuscript map oriented with north to the left. Panama: An Exhibition in Five Parts, Washington, Library of Congress, 1978, page 3. On verso: No. 34 Atratic Route, for Canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Central America including the states of Guatemala, Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua & Costa Rica, the territories of Belise & Mosquito, with parts of Mexico, Yucatan & New Granada : shewing the ...
    Baily's map of Central America
    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Cover title: Baily's map of Central America. "With additions from the latest surveys of the Admiralty, S. Moro, Col. Lloyd, Garella & cc." Includes four "vertical sections of the proposed canals between Lake Nicaragua & the Pacific Ocean" and notes. Caribbean reefs delineated and named. Accompanied by book: Baily, John. Central America. London: Trelawney Saunders, 1850. Available ...
    • Contributor: Baily, John
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines. Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed to the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad.
    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong) - Terre Haute and Richmond Railroad - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Date: 185?
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    Disturnell's new map of the United States and Canada. Showing all the canals, rail roads, telegraph lines and principal stage routes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Burr, Henry A.
    • 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
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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?
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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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    Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines. Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes of Ohio from Columbus to New York" are listed to the right of the map. Chartered February 8, 1847.
    • Contributor: Schuchman, William - Central Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Middlesex County, New Jersey Relief shown by hachures. Insets : Plan of New Brunswick ; City of Perth Amboy. Includes names of property owners. LC Land ownership maps, 456 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd - Herline, Edward - Stansbie, Alex C.
    • Date: 1850
  • 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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    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 Essex County, New Jersey : with the names of property holders &c. Relief shown in hachures. Inset of Newark, N.J. with index. LC Land ownership maps, 446 LC Ward maps, 165 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 3 views.
    • Contributor: Sidney, J. C. (James C.) - Sidney, J. C.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Hudson's Bay's country
    Copy of a map, presented to the Congress
    Also covers northern United States. Relief shown pictorially. Copy of a manuscript map from the Archives of the Hudson's Bay Company. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Pond, Peter
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    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 cottage sites at Dearman : never before offered, being those reserved by the proprietors but now sold in order to close the interest of the different parties engaged in establishing ... Cadastral map showing residential lots, lot numbers, names of lot owners, and existing buildings in a new subdivision now part of the incorporated village of Irvington, Westchester County (N.Y.). The name Dearman was changed to Irvington in 1857 to honor Washington Irving. Extensively annotated in black ink handwriting to give new lot numbers, new owners' names, and a table of recent lot sales (with ...
    • Contributor: Cole & Chilton - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Copy one annotated with place names in pencil. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault
    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850