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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
  • Map
    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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    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 of North and South Carolina exhibiting 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 ... Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Date: 1839
  • Map
    Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed in 1834, reduced from the plans as returned by Benjn. Wright, Civil Engineer, D. R. Harrison, sc. 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. See entry 404.
    • Contributor: Wright, Benjamin - New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Date: 1834
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    Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1835 by H.S. Tanner in the Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "The latitude and longitude of Saltillo, Monterey, Laredo, Bexar, Nacogdoches, and the point where the boundary line leaves the Sabine are from the observations of General Teran of the Mexican Army." Includes notes. ...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller)
    • Date: 1837
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Baltimore Shows wards. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1836
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of the Hayman property, Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Shows "Lot sold to Canal Company." Title devised by cataloger. In lower margin in lead pencil: Survey of Hayman property. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Soiled, fold-lined, missing corner sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Title on LC G&M Div. prelim. shelflist card: [Survey of Hayman's property in Georgetown including] lots sold to Canal Company, 4-3-35. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Map of Newark and East Newark, N.J. from the most authentic surveys. Scale ca. 1:48,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Graham, C. (Curtis )
    • Date: 1836
  • Map
    A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the Cherokee Territory in which are delineated all the districts & lots which by an act of the ... Covers Marietta region (Ga.) including portions of the present-day Cobb, Fulton, and Cherokee Counties. Original in Surveyor General Department, Office of Secretary of State, Atlanta, Ga. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Cherokee County--gold dist.--sect. 2.
    • Contributor: Green, Orange - Cowles, Daggett & Co.
    • Date: 1830
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Map of the city of Cincinnati Map has profile of the bottom of the Ohio River ; scale recording height of reservoirs and extent of the river's overflow ; landmarks ; ward boundaries. Map includes environs of Cincinnati including parts of Covington, Ky. and Newport, Ky. "Latitude 39⁰5ʹ54ʺ North. Longitude 7⁰25ʹ12ʺ West of Washington City." "Entered according to Act of Congress by Joseph Gest in the clerk's office of the ...
    • Contributor: Gest, Joseph - Haviland, W. (William)
    • Date: 1838
  • Map
    Map of the Potomac River from South Lowell to Alexandria with the lateral canals Depths shown by soundings. "A Plot of part of the Tolson tract of land at the Great Falls of the Potomac ..." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 9-82 DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C.
    • Date: 1839
  • Map
    Map of Warren County, Pennsylvania County map showing townships, warranty-deed survey tracts, tract numbers, real-property tracts, landowners' names, and tract acreages. Hand col. (watercolors) to emphasize township boundaries. LC copy imperfect: Use-worn, fold-lined, halved to enable folding, cloth hemmed, annotated in black wash on cloth backing: Warren Co. Pa. Includes text, inset of "Town of Warren and City Point", and commonwealth coat-of-arms at head of title. LC Land ownership ...
    • Contributor: Ludlow, Andrew H. - Cook, Charles - Bufford's Lith
    • Date: 1838
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    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers. Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Barney, Joshua
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of Sacket's Harbor in the county of Jefferson N.Y. Village cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, and block numbers. Does not show landowners' names. Depths shown by soundings. Selected buildings (including U.S. Madison Barracks/Fort Pike) shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, spot-stained at upper neatline. Includes index of churches. Acquisitions control no.: 2009-071
    • Contributor: Ford, A. (Augustus) - Nickles, Robert - Mesier's Lith - Ford, A.
    • Date: 1835
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    Map of the United States of North America with parts of the adjacent countries Map of the continental United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, roads, trails, canals, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Date: 1839
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    New map of Texas : with the contiguous American & Mexican states Shows colonies and land grants, Neuces River as border between Texas and Mexican states, Indian Territory attached to Arkansas, Santa Fe area, towns, rivers, and roads. Title from title block. "Engraved by J. H. Young." Relief shown by hachures. Additional longitudinal coordinates measured west from Washington (W 29°00'--W 11°15'). "Sold by Mitchell & Hinman." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1835 ...
    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell & Hinman - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Map of Dexter in Jefferson County N.Y. Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, sold lots, and street names. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn, fold-lined, mounted on paper backing. Acquisitions control no.: 2007-100
    • Contributor: Denison, John - A.E. Baker's Lithog'hy.
    • Date: 1836
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    Charleston. Shows land ownership, lands of the William Bingham estate, acreages, and lot dimensions in Charleston Township, Tioga County, Pa. Title on label affixed to verso: Charleston. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Lacks small sections along fold lines. Includes notes. Unidentified statistical table on verso (covered by cloth backing). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Bingham, William
    • Date: 1834
  • Map
    Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charleston, S.C., indicating larger cities and rivers.
    • Contributor: McClellan, John
    • Date: 1837
  • Map
    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 with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
  • Map
    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." 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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    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