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  • Map
    Map of Strafford County, New Hampshire Relief shown in hachures Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 435 Includes 26 views, 11 village plans, chart of distances, 3 directories, table of distances. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Chase, J. - Smith & Bartlett
    • Date: 1856
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    Part of "Widows Mite" lying in the co. of Washington D.C. ; The above 2 plats represent two separate parts of that portion of a tract of land called Josephs Park, lying ... Both tracts border on Rock Creek. Titles in lead pencil on cloth backing: No. 1. Theodore Mosier's plat of Josephs Park, purchased of Robert Brent -- No. 2. Abbott's purchase from the heirs of Thomas Corcoran. Josephs Park map in 2 parts. Pen-and-ink (2 hands) with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical table. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in col. inks to emphasize Junk River, Cestos River, Sestor's Town and River, and River San Pedro. 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
    • Date: 1850
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    Carte de la Nouvelle France, Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. "Rather more than 1/4 of the whole map." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Index to points of interest on verso. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David - Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1850
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    [Map of the Arctic and adjacent regions]. "Fec. Juli 1855." Relief shown by shading. Map names and notes in German. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes notes in red ink. Notes in pencil and ink on verso. On verso in ink: Map drawn in 1855, Capt. John Ross, North Pole. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Ross, John
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of Dinwiddie County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." Two sheets joined to form 1. LC Land ownership maps, 1245 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Entered...
    • Contributor: Keily, James - Scott, James D.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of M'Kean County, Pennsylvania
    Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
    Shows townships (including Shippen Twp., now part of Cameron County), warranty-deed tracts with numbers/warrantees' initials, some real-property tracts with owners' names, and rural buildings with householders' names. Hand col. in red to emphasize township boundaries and large real-property tracts (some designated with the name "Estate"). LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened by lamination, halved to enable folding, missing small sections at sheet edges and cut...
    • Contributor: King, W. K. - Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1856
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    Map of property purchased from the United States by Wm. T. Dove, Esq., south half of square no. 3 in the city of Washington : colored red, also the origl. boundary of ... "6th November 1854." Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, and dimensions. Covers southeastern Georgetown and Foggy Bottom waterfront areas. At head of title: (Copy). India ink, col. ink, and watercolor. Stained and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1382 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Dove, Wm. T. (William T.)
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of Frederick County, Md. accurately drawn from correct instrumental surveys of all the county roads, Scale [ca. 1:63,360]. Relief shown by hachures. Includes 25 insets, illus. and text. Election districts shown. Landowners identified. LC Land ownership maps, 292 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bond, Isaac - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1858
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    Map of New York & Erie Rail Road and its connections; the most direct route from New York to all western cities and towns. Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States with the railroad network overprinted in red. A red border is printed around the map simulating a wooden frame. See entry 404. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1855
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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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    Chicago. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along edges. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Palmatary, J. T. (James T.) - Inger, Christian - Herline & Hensel - Braunhold & Sonne - Palmatary, J. T.
    • Date: 1857
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    Chapman's rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota, & Wisconsin. Outline map showing the railroad network and stations along the rail lines. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Chapman, Silas
    • Date: 1859
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    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 the United States in part and Canada, showing all the canals, railroads, navigable rivers &c. Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, canals, completed and "unfinished" railroads, stage roads, and steamboat routes.
    • Contributor: Disturnell, John
    • Date: 1852
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    Topographical map of the West Indies and the adjacent coasts
    Map of West the Indies | West Indies 1853
    Relief shown by hachures. Handwritten cover title: West Indies 1853. Includes a "Geographical Statistics" table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Foxed, sectioned into 36 sections and mounted on cloth for folding. Signature on verso: M. Fillmore.
    • Contributor: Pinkerton, John - Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1853
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    Map of the counties of Macomb & St. Clair, Michigan Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress Samuel Geil in the year 1859 in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Eastern Distrcit of Pennsylvania." Includes business directories, views of public, residential, and commercial properties. Insets: Memphis -- St. Clair City -- Port Huron City -- Capac -- Mt. Clemens -- Romeo -- Algonac -- Newport -- Disco --...
    • Contributor: Geil & Jones - Smith, Robert Pearsall - Worley & Bracher
    • Date: 1859
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    Norman's plan of New Orleans & environs, 1854.
    New Orleans and environs, 1854
    Shows boundary lines, streets and public buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854, by B.M. Norman in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for Eastern District of Louisiana." "G. Hayward, Lith 120 Water St., New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list to points of interest....
    • Contributor: Norman, Benjamin Moore
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road. Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. At end of title: Shewing its conections [sic] with other lines, & its importance in providing a direct communication between Philadelphia & the Lehigh, Delaware, Lackawanna, & Susquehanna Valleys, western New York, the Northern Lakes & Canada ... LC copy imperfect: some sections torn and missing along fold lines, hole in left center, section of right margin missing. LC copy distance...
    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surveys; from the annual report of the Surveyor General for 1856. Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, trails, and location of two railroad lines in the northern part of the state. Stated scale reads: 12 miles to an inch. It is corrected in ink to read 18 miles.
    • Contributor: Drew, Columbus
    • Date: 1856
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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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    Map of the village of West Flushing in the township of Newtown, Queens Co. Long Island, New York : comprising the parts laid out and described on sectional maps no. 1, 2, ... Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, lot/street dimensions, railroad line, and extant buildings. Railroad train shown pictorially. Imperfect: Wrinkled, fold-lined, torn at edges, foxed, annotated in pencil on verso: Map of West Flushing in the Town of Newton, Long Is. NYork, 18-4. Includes location map (inset): Relative position of West Flushing & New York. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Barker & Elliott - Snyder, Black & Sturn
    • Date: 1854
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    Topographical map of the Mine Hill and Schuylkill-Haven Rail Road with its branches and extension to Ashland; surveyed and drawn by Henry W. Poole, Civl. Topl. Ming. Engr. Pottsville, Pa. Dec. 1854, ... Map of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the mining branch rail lines. Chartered on the March 24, 1828. 13 miles opened in 1831. Completed to Ashland in 1857. See entry 468.
    • Contributor: Poole, Henry W. (Henry Ward) - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company - Poole, Henry W.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of Washington City. Shows major streets. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Part of text on verso. LC copy torn, taped on verso, and annotated in ink in right lower margin: H[arper's] M[agazine] vol. 6--1852. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of Muskingum County LC Land ownership maps, 661 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes township population statistical table, city and village population statistical table. Insets: Chandersville -- Concord -- Gratiot -- Frazeysburgh -- Nashport -- Adamsville -- Roseville -- Duncan's Falls -- Norwich -- Dresden and Muskingum -- Hopewell -- Mt. Starling -- Irville -- Uniontown -- Otsego --...
    • Contributor: Eaton, Geo. C. - Bennett, Uriah P.
    • Date: 1852