A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,
Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...
Rochambeau Map Collection
The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps ...
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789
The collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most of the items presented here are documented in Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress compiled by John R. Sellers and Patricia Molen van Ee in 1981. The bibliography contains approximately 2,000 maps ...
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
To His Royal Highness. George Augustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies,
Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, West Indies, Bermudas, and northern South America. European possessions shown by color. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1700 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes acknowledgement to Captain Speer by "John Pownall, secry., Plantation Office, Whitehall, January ...
Speer, Joseph Smith - Bowen, Thomas
A map of the British Empire in North America.
Scale ca. 1:13,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "8." Includes a list of British colonies and territories. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
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 ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.
Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...
Washington, George - Lewis, Samuel - Crawford, William
To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies,
Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, Bermudas, West Indies, and northern South America. European possessions shown by color. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes acknowledgment dated Jan. 25, 1774 at Plantation Office, Whitehall by John Pownall, secry. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1699 Available also through the ...
Mitchell, John - Kitchin, Thomas - Jefferys and Faden, London
Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From William Guthrie's A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar. 1774. v. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Kitchin, Thomas - Guthrie, William
[Map of the Mississippi River from the mouth of Yazoo River to the southern part of Louisiana]
Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
Scale 1:126,720; 2 English miles to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Upper right corner missing. "The latitudes of the entrance of the river Yazou, Natchez, Manchac, and some other parts of the river were taken by Doctor Lorimer, which were a great correction and satisfaction in laying down this plan. Major Dickson commander of His Majesty's troops ...