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    Plat of the land where on stands the town of Alexandria.

    Title from verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1748
  • Collection

    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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    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 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

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    Cities and Towns

    This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.

    • Date: 1500

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    Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America sitis

    Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces indicated by col. washes; province and county boundaries emphasized by dark watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes in map area, ill. in title cartouche, and ...

    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1748
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    Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Elias
    • Date: 1748