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    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes computations. Phillips. Washington 596 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1816
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions

    Relief shown pictorially. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in thirds and mounted on cloth backing. Inscribed in red ink: Entered according to Act of Congress the [blank] day of June 1616 and published by John Melish. Some longitudes and latitude numbers are annotations. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1816
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    [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal].

    Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (william) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Date: 1816
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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 by which the Creek Indians gave their statement at Fort Strother on the 22nd Jany, 1816 : [Alabama and Georgia].

    Shows Alabama and Georgia from the Tombigbee River in the west to the southern Great Smoky Mountains and the Savannah River in the east and indicating U.S. Army forts in that region. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. Includes note on verso. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • 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. Fourth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired by transfer from the U.S. State Department. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with some foxing, and torn along fold lines. Annotated in ink on verso: James Monroe Esq., from his friend, ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (john) - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Monroe, James
    • Date: 1816
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    A Map of part of Africa : drawn by the latest authorities to illustrate the narrative of Captain James Riley

    Relief shown by hachures. "W. Hooker, engraver, 34 Fulton & 202 Water Streets, New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Eddy, John H. (john Hartshorne) - Riley, James
    • Date: 1816
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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. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired on exchange, in 1937 from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. LC copy quartered and mounted on cloth backing, with a repaired tear through the title area. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (john) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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    Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Date: 1816
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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. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3797. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with staining and foxing. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (john) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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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. 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
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    Spanish North America, southern part

    Relief shown by hachures. From A New general atlas ... -- Printed by G. Ramsay and company, for J. Thomson and company; London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; [etc., etc.] 1817. In upper right margin: No. 59. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: W. & D. Lizars
    • Date: 1816
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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. 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
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    A map of the post-road from Buenos Ayres [sic] to Potosi.

    Shows area extending from Buenos Aires to Potosí includes the post road (designated in red ink), towns and settlements along the road, distances between settlements, and rivers and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (red) on irregularly shaped paper made from 2 sheets unevenly pasted together. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • 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
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    Rough sketches of the Creek Country : [Alabama].

    Shows unspecified Creek Indian territory in Alabama. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper, mounted on cloth, edged with cloth tape. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1816