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    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the large map of the U.S. One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Date: 1830
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, H.S. Tanner, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1846. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1846
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    A new universal atlas, containing maps of the various empires, kingdoms, states and republics of the world : with a special map of each of the United States, plans of cities, &c., ... Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1844 ed. in that the printed plate numbers on 34 maps do not correspond to the plate numbers printed in the table of contents. Engraved t.p. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S193 Phillips, 4324 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy signed in ink on flyleaf "Sherman 1844"....
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Carey & Hart
    • Date: 1844

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    Newberry District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Staining in left margin and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coate, Marmaduke - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
  • Map
    Brazil. From Henry S. Tanner's New universal atlas, 1846, p. 40. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Greenville District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by hachures. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Salmon, George - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
  • Map
    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the large map of the U.S.; engraved by J. Knight. General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Railroads are annotated in brown, canals in blue.
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Seventh state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes annotations in pencil. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fifth state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy quartered and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
  • Map
    An atlas of ancient geography : comprehended in sixteen maps, selected from the most approved works : to elucidate the writings of the ancient authors, both sacred and profane.
    Ancient geography
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91/48
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1826

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    A new map of South Carolina with its canals, roads & distances from place to place along the stage & steam boat routes. The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in the world.
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
    • Date: 1836
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Sixth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
  • Map
    Map of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Hand col. to show township boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Swann Galleries; 2007. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, annotated in ink, margins trimmed. Includes indexed statistical table and elevation profile of "Lehigh Canal, Delaware division of the Penna. Canal". Swann Galleries Auction Sale #2098 in New York on...
    • Contributor: Kennedy, A. W. - Knight, J. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1831
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    A map of the United States of Mexico : as organized and defined by the several acts of the Congress of that Republic
    Tanner's travelling Map of Mexico | Map of Mexico
    Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Tanner's travelling map of Mexico. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 2nd day of April 1832, by H.S. Tanner, of the state of Pennsylvania." Includes "Statistical Table" and "Table of Distances." Inset: Map of the roads &c from Vera Cruz & Alvarado to Mexico. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, southeast section only, with break on fold line at center of map. Inscription in ink of "1" in copyright statement changed June 6 to June 16. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    New York Relief shown by hachures. "American Atlas." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fragile, mounted on cardboard, torn in several places. No evidence of being removed from an atlas.
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1823
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fifth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1818
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    Map of Somerset County General-content county map showing buildings in rural areas, householders' names in rural areas, and selected property boundaries with owners' names in 2 townships. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Sheet originally folded to 12 x 8 cm. (before application of cloth backing). LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, slightly soiled, trimmed at margins. LC Land ownership maps, 795...
    • Contributor: Wells, John - Melish, John - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Pennsylvania. General Assembly - Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.
    • Date: 1830
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fourth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in April 1969 at Streeter Collection auction. LC copy in 5 parts and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1818
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    Marion District, South Carolina Shows locations of property owners. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "Improved for Mills' Atlas: 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Harlee, Thomas - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In upper margin: Tanner's universal atlas. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and indexed table of "References." "66." LC Ward maps, 223 LC copy 2 fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, edged with imitation leather, annotated in ink on verso, and...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1836
  • Map
    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in 1937 in exchange with Godfrey F. Eyler. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, discolored, and torn on fold lines. Inscribed in ink on verso: General Land Office, June 22, 1820. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1819
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    Connecticut
    Connecticut traveller
    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1834 by H.S. Tanner in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." At top middle margin: Tanner's universal atlas. At lower right margin: 8. Includes statistical table and insets of "Hartford &c." and "New Haven &c.". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E.
    • Date: 1834