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    Map of the proposed railroad trust companies of Massachusetts and their connections. Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network with color coding for Massachusetts trust lines.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1870
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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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    Denton County, Texas. Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 951 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 annotated in red ink by Elijah Biggerstaff, Denton County surveyor.
    • Contributor: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Department
    • Date: 187?
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    Formosa Island and the Pescadores Some names also in Chinese. Shows Taiwan Island and Penghu Islands. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes geological sections showing the soil and rocks plus 4 cross sections showing relief and geological formation.
    • Contributor: Legendre, Charles W.
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the business portion of New York City below Madison Square : 1870. General street map showing wards, piers, pier numbers, and streetcar lines. Shows 1-mile radial distance from City Hall. Issued as the Spring 1870 no. of "Mackey's shipping indicator" (broadsheet). "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1870, by Joseph Mackey, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Imperfect: Fold-lined, torn (halved) at fold line, ...
    • Contributor: Mackey, Joseph
    • Date: 1870
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers and outlines, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Bird's eye view of the city of Stillwater, Washington County, Minnesota 1870. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 414 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Merchant's Lithographing Company
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
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    Ėtnograficheskai︠a︡ karta Azīi︠a︡tskoĭ Rossīi Pulkovo meridian. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset. LC copy torn at fold lines, annotated on verso, has adhesive label affixed to verso (annotated in ink: 96).
    • Contributor: Veni︠u︡kov, M. (Mikhail) - Kartograficheskoe Zavedenīe A. Ilʹina - Veni︠u︡kov, M.
    • Date: 187?
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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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    Van Vechten's map of Cook Du Page Countie's also the norther portion of Lake County, Indiana "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870 by James Van Vechten in the Clerks Office for the Northern District of Illinois." LC Land ownership maps, 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of post offices and view of public building. Insets: Plat of Norwood -- Map of the northern portion of Lake ...
    • Contributor: Van Vechten, J.
    • Date: 1870
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    Estate of Samuel Blodget, Jr. : one of the founders of the city of Washington, D.C. : [Jamaica, Washington D.C.] Cadastral topographic map showing tracts belonging to the Blodget estate named Jamaica, buildings, ward and block numbers, and vegetation. "Squares in red confirmed to Sam'l Blodget on division with the Commissioners." "Prepared from the official plan of the city of Washington of 1870." Includes 2 statistical tables: Official schedule of ... lots confirmed to Samuel Blodget. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Blodget, Lorin - Blodget, Samuel - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1870
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    Plano hydrographico da Bahia do Rio de Janeiro Relief is shown by spot heights. Oriented with north to the lower right. Includes note. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, sectioned in 2, torn vertically along fold lines, liquid staining throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Santos, Antonio Eleziario Dos - Brazil. Archivo Militar
    • Date: 1870
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    Bird's eye view of New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota 1870. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Chicago Lithographing Co. - Ruger & Stoner
    • Date: 1870
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    Bird's eye view of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin 1870. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1031 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: [Ruger, A.] - Merchant's Lithographing Company - Ruger & Stoner
    • Date: 1870
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    Survey of I. R. Houston, deputy surveyor of Rockbridge Co., Va. of lands in dispute between Wm. B. McNutt & D.& H. Forrer, being Nos. 1, 2 & 3 of this plat ... Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. On verso, obscured by mounting: McNutt lands bought by D&H Forrer, Houston plots. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H318 Includes notes. In pencil on verso: 480. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Houston, I. R.
    • Date: 187?
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    Bird's eye view of Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota 1870. Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Looking north east." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 402 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Merchant's Lithographing Company - Ruger & Stoner
    • Date: 1870
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    Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the city of Rochester : from Cornells' Maps : to accompany Boyd's Rochester and six county directory City street map showing wards, ward numbers, and schools. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn at left edge, probably removed from city directory.
    • Contributor: Stuart, Oliver J. - Cornell, S. S. (Sophia S.)
    • Date: 1870
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    [Rough sketch of roads and streams in Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties, West Virginia]. Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H309 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 187?
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    Map of Newport & vicinity, or Rhode Island.
    Rhode Island
    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Land ownership maps, 829 Includes inset of Newtown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ward, Adomiran Judson
    • Date: 1870
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    [Livingston Parish, Louisiana] Shows names of some residents. Title supplied by cataloger. Copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth and stained. Stamped on lower right: Division of Map Feb 15, 1936, Library of Congress. "C. Cushing vs. the United States. Plan Cushing C. (Pollock) 13." Includes text. LC Land ownership maps, 255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lynch, John
    • Date: 1870
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    Jamaica, particulars of a valuable Sugar Estate : called Cave Valley, and of two plantations called dover Pen and Hyde Park and Tooting, in the Parish of St. Ann, all situate in ...
    In the Court of the Commissioners for Sale of Incumbered Estates in the West Indies (Jamaica) | Incumbered Estates in the West Indies (Jamaica) | Encumbered Estates in the West Indies (Jamaica)
    Title from accompanying text. "In the matter of the Estate of Isaac Higgen, deceased." "Sale on Monday, 22nd August, 1870." Accompanied by text: In the Court of the Commissioners for Sale of Incumbered Estates in the West Indies, Jamaica. ([5] unnumbered pages : cadastral data, annotations ; 44 cm, folded to 28 x 12 cm). "The Auction Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, Lothbury, in the city ...
    • Contributor: Hards, Vaughan & Leifchild (Firm)
    • Date: 1870

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    Tarrant County, Texas Shows land ownership. LC copy annotated in red ink. Mounted on paper. LC Land ownership maps, 1137 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Texas & Pacific Railway - August Gast & Co.
    • Date: 187?
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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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