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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Map of the city of Detroit in the State of Michigan Scale ca. 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... by John Farmer, AD 1835." Cadastral map. Cited in Alberta G. Koerner's Detroit and vicinity before 1900, no. 53. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index and inset. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Farmer, John - C. & J.R. Graham Lithographers
    • Date: 1835
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    Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi. Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River.
    • Contributor: Price, John
    • Date: 1836
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    Athens Shows extant and presumed antiquities (buildings, theaters, tombs, walls, etc.) of central Athens as in 1832. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Published by Baldwin & Cradock, 47 Paternoster Row, Nov'r 1.1832." "Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge." LC copy imperfect: Brittle, torn at margins. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Leake, William Martin - Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert) - Clarke, W. - Henshall, J. - Baldwin & Cradock - Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)
    • Date: 1832
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    Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road. Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography].
    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R. - Kramm, Gustavus - Lehman & Duval Lithrs
    • Date: 1835
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    Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island; constructed from the latest authorities. One of the earliest county and township maps to show proposed railroads in New England. Indicates rail line between Schenectady and Albany, N.Y.
    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1831
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    Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf, Chelsea to Beverly. Topographical strip map of part of Massachusetts showing relief by hachures, drainage, property owners names, roads, and the lines of survey. Includes geological cross-section profile. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Browne, D. Jasper - Pendelton's Lithography
    • Date: 1836
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    Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad : as surveyed in 1834 Shows New York state from Westchester County to Lake Erie, and part of northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The line was chartered on April 24, 1832.
    • Contributor: Wright, Benjamin - New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Date: 1834
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    A general map of China Chinese-Tartary & Tibet
    Da Qing yi tong tian xia quan tu
    Relief shown pictorially. From Gützlaff's A sketch of Chinese history, ancient and modern. Prime meridian: Paris and Peking. LC copy mounted on paper backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Gützlaff, Karl Friedrich August - Friend, Norman M. - Haven, John Preston - Stodart & Currier
    • Date: 1834
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    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
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    A new map of the state of North Carolina "Entered according to Act of Conress in the year 1[?] by John Mac Rae in the clerks office of the District of North Carolina." Prime Meridian: Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Some portions of edges missing ; few holes ; brittle.
    • Contributor: Brazier, Robert H.
    • Date: 1833
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    A map of Worcester, shire town of the County of Worcester Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners in Worcester County. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "A map of the village of Worcester" and nine illustrations of public buildings. LC copy shellacked and mounted on cloth with some darkening and mounting hole in top and bottom margins.
    • Contributor: Stebbins, Heman - Harris, Clarendon
    • Date: 1833
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    Map of Virginia and Maryland : constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Signed inside cover: M. Fillmore, Buffalo N.Y. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820. Inset: Plan of Washington City & Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1834
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    Map of Rochester from a correct survey General map showing wards, buildings (wood/brick/stone), and lot lines. Imperfect: Darkened, brittle, torn at edges, soiled on cloth backing. Includes "Reference" text and city insigne. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2003-43
    • Contributor: Gill, Valentine - Child, Jonathan - Morin, John F.
    • Date: 1832
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    Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and ... Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Label pasted on, signed in black ink: Wash: Hood Capt. Topl. Engrs. LC copy annotated in pencil with extensive notes and revisions. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Another issue includes the lines denoting coastal and interior waters not shown ...
    • Contributor: Hood, Washington - Abert, John James - Stansbury, M. H. - Hudson's Bay Company - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1838
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    Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of ... Shows longitude west from Greenwich and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ..." The paper edition of this map appears in Bishop Davenport's A New Gazetteer, or Geographical Dictionary of North America . . . (Philadelphia, 1836). [From published bibliography] Cloth map. LC Railroad maps, 5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1836
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    A chart of the coast of America : from New York and Philadelphia to the Strait or Gulf of Florida, and from thence to the Mississippi Nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures in selected areas. Depths shown by soundings. In lower margin of each of the original sheets: A New Edition. London, Published as the Act directs, March 1st 1837, by J.W. Norie & Co., at the Navigation Warehouse, no. 157 Leadenhall Street. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Hand col. in red and yellow to show lights and ...
    • Contributor: Norie, J. W. (John William) - J.W. Norie & Co. - Norie, J. W.
    • Date: 1837
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    A map of the town of Holden Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Chaffin, Charles
    • Date: 1832
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    Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on General Austin's map of Texas published by R. S. Tanner, 1839. Manuscript. Red and black ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gilman, E.
    • Date: 1839
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    Persia, Arabia, Tartary, Afghanistan. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Washington and London. LC copy: Boundaries color coded. Annotated in pencil at bottom margin: "Bradford Comprehensive atlas 1835" LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel) - Ticknor, William Davis - Wiley & Long - Bradford, T. G.
    • Date: 1835
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    A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a view to the extension of the Baltimore & Washington Rail Road within the city of Washington Partial cadastral map showing block numbers. Facsimile. Original version: Washington : Surveyors Office, 1835. Includes text, attestors' names, and illegible seal. LC copy 1 fold-lined. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies. DCP
    • Contributor: Knight, J. (Jonathan) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1835
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    Map of the practicable routes of a canal from Baltimore to the Potomak Relief shown in hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bridges, Edward W. - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1838
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    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Cover title: Washington City. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Accompanied by text: Washington in 1835, public buildings. 8 p. : tables ; 14 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Elliot, William - Elliot, S. Alfred
    • Date: 1835
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    Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor on brown irregularly shaped paper, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. In ink on verso obscured by mounting: N.W. Turnpike and notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H215 In ...
    • Contributor: Shaw, Charles - Crozet, Claudius - Koch, Fr. - Shaw, Charles Brion
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David. H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of ... Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Date: 1839