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  • Map

    A map of the county of Philadelphia : from actual survey

    Shows rural buildings and occupants' names. Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 784 Includes text, population table, and inset "Plan of the city of Philadalphia". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Date: 1843
  • Map

    Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord...

    Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Crocker, William P. - Morgan, Charles - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains the feasibility of the extension; ink and pencil annotations indicate other connecting lines and several cities.

    • Contributor: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 184?
  • Map

    A map of the United States of Mexico : as organized and defin...

    Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Tanner's travelling map of Mexico. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 2nd day of April 1832, by H.S. Tanner, of the state of Pennsylvania." Includes "Statistical Table" and "Table of Distances." Inset: Map of the roads &c from Vera Cruz & Alvarado to Mexico. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    Road map of the island of Rhode Island or Aquidneck

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset of Newport. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Hammett, Charles E. (charles Edward) - Hammett, Charles E.
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map exhibiting the rail road, canal, lake, and river routes f...

    Covers New York State and New England (west of Portland, Me.). Also shows railroads completed, under construction, chartered, and/or planned. Does not contain statement of attribution. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, statistical table (in dollars), and "Table of distances" (in miles). LC copy imperfect: Additionally fold-lined, annotated in pencil on ...

    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and ...

    Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."

    • Contributor: Whitney, Asa - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Outlines of Vermont : adapted to Thompson's Geography & geolo...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes indexes and ill. Inset: Geological map of Vermont. Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil with names of some features. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2003-63

    • Contributor: Kuchel, Charles Conrad - Thompson, Zadock
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with...

    Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded area indicates the coal field.

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 184?
  • Map

    Chillum Wood.

    Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Missing small sections along edges and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and measurement data. Subtitles in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Date: 1844
  • Map

    Political chart of the United States : shewing the progress o...

    Shows Whig and other states in 1836 and 1840. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1840, by Narine & C.F. ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." "The trade supplied, at wholesale, by Robinson, Pratt & Co. ..." LC copy annotated in ink in upper and lower margins. Includes lists of results ...

    • Contributor: Narine & Co. - Robinson, Pratt & Co.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the l...

    Shows area of Cheshire, Hillsborough, and northern part of Middlesex county. Chartered December 28, 1844.

    • Contributor: Wilton Railroad
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River from astr...

    Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. "Mountains engraved by E. F. Woodward, Phila." "Reduced and compiled under the direction of Col. J. J. Abert in the Bureau of the Corps of Topl. Engrs. by Lieut. W. H. Emory from the map published in 1842 and from other authorities in 1843. W. J. Stone, Sc." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Nicollet, J. N. (joseph Nicolas) - Frémont, John Charles - Stone, William James - Nicollet, J. N.
    • Date: 1843
  • Map

    A map showing the Congressional districts of Massachusetts as...

    Includes table showing district populations and cities and towns. Lacks upper left hand, lower left hand, and lower right hand corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bigelow, John P. (john Prescott)
    • Date: 1842
  • Map

    Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania trav...

    Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles - Bowen, John T.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Political map of the United States.

    Shows states with Whig party, states changed from Whig to Democratic party, and new states. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848, by J. Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the Distt. Court of the Southn. Distt. of N.Y." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Disturnell, John - Jones & Newman
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H...

    Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes distance table and ill. Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil with designation "Coll. #6812" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2007-101

    • Contributor: Darby, John Gould - Bingham, Lemuel
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Provincias internas del reyno de Nuevo España

    Shows Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, eastern Coahuila, and southern Texas in 179-? Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Copied by author in 1846. Pen-and-ink, blue and red inks, and pencil on tracing paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    Topographical map of Jersey City, Hoboken, and the adjacent c...

    Shows cadastral and topographic data (land tracts with proprietors' names) in unurbanized areas. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. Also covers Hudson County (excluding Bayonne). Oriented with north toward the upper right. Sheet quartered in order to fold. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, brittle, missing small sections along edges/fold lines, stained so as to have white spots, rubber-stamped, annotated in blue crayon, adhesive label ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, L. F. - Sherman & Smith
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    A map of Fairfield County, Ohio

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848 by Robert H. Caffee in the Clerks Office of the Dist. Court of Ohio." LC Land ownership maps, 619 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset plan of Lancaster.

    • Contributor: Towson, James W. - Doolittle & Munson
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. Similar to entry no. 11.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C....

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...

    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
  • Map

    A new map of Texas, Oregon and California.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    [Map of New York Island and vicinity.

    Scale 1:126,720; 1/2 an in. to a mile. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing "copied from a map found among the Heath papers in the hands of Amos A. Lawrence, Esq. of Boston, by Henry Stevens, Jr." The Heath papers are now in the Massachusetts Historical Society collections. Area extends from above Dobbs Ferry to Red Hook in Long Island, from Hackensack River to Bynam's River. Shows ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Henry - Heath, William
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys

    General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; larger real-property tracts with owners' names shown only in West Chester borough inset. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by S.M. Painter & J.S. Bowen ... in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories. ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, John S. - Yeager, E. (edward)
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Copy, square 533 : [Washington D.C.]

    Partial cadastral map of block bounded by Indiana Av., 3rd, C, 4 1/2, and D streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text, statistical table, and computations. Fold-lined, missing small sections along lines, and mounted on cloth backing. On verso in ink: Plat of subdivision A, B, C, D, E, F, G of lots 15, 16, 17 in square 533. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Elliot, William P.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Map of the residence & park grounds, near Bordentown, New Jer...

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes index. "To be sold at auction by Anthony J. Bleecker, on Friday 25th, June 1847, at 1 o'clock P.M. on the premises" Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico : segun lo organizado y ...

    Covers the United States southwest of Georgia and Iowa, and south of Oregon Territory. Notes within map describe historical events, including those of the Mexican War. Relief shown by hachures. Notes in Spanish and English. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Insets: Carta de los caminos &c. desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico. [Scale 1:1,267,200] -- Map showing the battlegrounds of the 8th and the ...

    • Contributor: Disturnell, John
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Roa...

    Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Map of Texas

    Relief shown by hachures. "London, pub'd 17 April, 1841 by John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square." Sectioned together in 18 pieces mounted on cloth backing. Torn around edges on some sections. Includes hand written notes, signed in ink by Wm. Bollaert. Includes 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, John - Bollaert, William
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    Map of the city of Washington

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. LC copy stained, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in pencil at lower right: [H.L.?] Whiting. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Stone, W. I. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchbu...

    Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W. - Fitchburg Railroad
    • Date: 184?
  • Map

    Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the ...

    Relief shown by hachures. State 3: Includes notes, Great Basin statement, and place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. "Published in Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44. By Brevet Captain J. C. Fremont ... Printed by order of the Senate ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Abert, John James - Edward Weber & Co. - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1844
  • Map

    [Map of the United States and Canada].

    Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Title from published version. Published version: Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1847. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Pen-and-ink, colored ink, and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes indicating distribution of Native American populations, ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermon...

    Detailed county and township map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and railroad stations.

    • Contributor: Hale, Nathan
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of Burlington County

    Also shows locations of rural houses and cites householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Includes text, inset of Burlington city, of Mount Holly town, and ill. of public buildings. LC Land ownership maps, 440 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Whiteford, R. - Kramm, Gustavus - Worley, Geo. (george) - Smith & Wistar
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhodeisland [i.e. Rhod...

    Wall map. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, stained, creased, backed by cloth, attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. Acquisitions control no.: 2007-003

    • Contributor: Ruggles, Edward - Peabody, M. M. (moody Morse) - Hutchinson, E. (ebenezer)
    • Date: 1843
  • Map

    Map of the Hudson River Rail Road from New York to Albany.

    Topographic strip map of the Hudson River Valley from Waterford to New York City, showing drainage, relief by hachures, county and township boundaries, cities and towns, roads and canals. Indicates the track of the Hudson River Railroad and the "line surveyed but not adopted." Chartered in 1846 and consolidated with New York Central Railroad. See entries 486-488.

    • Contributor: Snyder, George - Moore, W. C. - Haering, Robert - Hudson River Railroad
    • Date: 1848
  • Collection

    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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  • Map

    Mitchell's map of South Carolina : exhibiting its internal im...

    Relief shown by contours and hachures. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1834 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "Population of South Carolina, by Districts, in 1849" pasted on verso. Insets: Vicinity of Charleston -- Vicinity of Columbia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (james Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of Texas.

    Signed by W. Bollaert. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Standidge & Co. - Bollaert, William
    • Date: 184?
  • Map

    Texas

    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich, Paris, and Ferro. In upper left corner: Myer's Handatlas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    [Topographic map of West Point, Constitution Island, and vici...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Date in lead pencil follows the inked signature. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; L.H. Weld; Apr. 13, 1933. Vault

    • Contributor: Weld, T. J. (thomas Bradford Jones) - Weld, T. J.
    • Date: 1842
  • Map

    New map of the United States and Mexico.

    From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean together with the Canadas & West India Islands. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies.

    • Contributor: Doolittle & Munson
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Map of the United States : compiled from the latest authorities.

    Wall map. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Sheets joined and mounted on cloth. Shellacked. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of map. Includes 8 insets and 3 tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Richard B. Arkway Acquisitions control no. 2002-056

    • Contributor: Robinson, Lewis
    • Date: 1842
  • Map

    The State of Florida.

    From U.S. Senate Executive Document v.2 No.2-5, in 30th Cong., 1st Sess., 1847-48, serial set #504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John C...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows area of U.S. west of the Continental Divide. Includes notes and "Profile of the travelling route from the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains to the Bay of San Francisco." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/2; 710/3

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Preuss, Charles - Edward Weber & Co. - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Merkatorskai︠a︡ karta Proliva Kuprei︠a︡nova : nakhodi︠a︡shchagosi︠a︡ ...

    Depths shown by soundings. Ms. in black and red inks with blue wash on tracing linen. Traced names in Russian. Names added in red ink in English. Handwritten in ink at bottom: March 1891. Received this from Lieut. Comd. H.E. Nichols. It is a tracing of a map loaned to a Captain trading [at?] Kodiak, on which his remarks & names have been put ...

    • Contributor: Murashev - Nichols, H. E. (henry Ezra) - Davidson, George - Tebenʹkov, Mikhail Dmitrievich - Russia. Gidrograficheskīĭ Departament
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of the city of Lowell : surveyed in 1841 by order of the ...

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1842 by I.A. Beard in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts." Includes note and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Beard, Ithamar A. - Hoar, J. - Boynton, George W.
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm...

    Cadastral survey maps. Relief shown by hachures. Orientation differs. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, missing sections at fold lines and edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Titles in ink and lead pencil computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Plan of Exeter village, New Hampshire

    General map showing selected buildings and householders' names. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and selected houses. Copy imperfect: Brittle, torn, stained, small pieces missing, backed by cloth. Acquisitions control no.: 2008-176

    • Contributor: Dow, Joseph - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Topographic map of the Parish of Concordia, state of Louisiana

    Shows names of some residents. Handwritten below title: Presented to the Post Master General Tho. A. P. [name unclear], Natchez, Mi. Stamped in lower right corner: Map Division, Library of Congress. Copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth back, losses along the edge and stained throughout. Includes text and list of Spanish grants. LC Land ownership maps, 248 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Forshey, Caleb Goldsmith
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    Map of Maine : constructed from the most correct surveys with...

    Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth and accompanied by 2 photocopies of the map, one positive and one negative, both sectioned in four.

    • Contributor: Anson, W. - Colesworthy, Samuel Hodgson
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico, California &c. : segun ...

    Shows Mexico and the southern United States. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Prime meridian: Washington. Gift; Thomas W. Streeler; Dec. 28, 1937. Includes distance chart, distance list, and 2 profiles. Inset maps: Carta de los caminos &c. desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico -- Chart of the Bay of Vera Cruz / drawn by order of V. Admiral Baudin -- Map ...

    • Contributor: Disturnell, John
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    No. 1. Survey for John Davidson ; No. 2. Lots surveyed on 1st...

    Cadastral survey maps showing landowners' names. "Book 1839, 40, last part, Octo'r 28th 1843." Title from verso. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, and missing edge sections. Two incomplete surveys maps in ink and lead pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 496 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1843
  • Map

    Map of the state of Maine

    Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored, sectioned in two, mounted on cloth. Darkened. Annotated in ink in upper left corner.

    • Contributor: Deane, John G. (john Gilmore) - Deane, John G.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    A new universal atlas, comprising separate maps of all the pr...

    Relief shown by hachures. Engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy quarter bound in brown leather over brown cloth. Acquisitions control no. 2003-14

    • Contributor: Greenleaf, J. (jeremiah) - Greenleaf, J.
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Map of Berk[eley] County, Virginia

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Title partially obscured. Sun print. LC Land ownership maps, 1380 In top right corner: No. 12. Includes inset of "Plat of Martinsburg" and table of statistics. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Discoloration, losses along edges.

    • Contributor: Kearfott, Jno P.
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico &c.

    Shows California's gold region and western trails. LC Trails, 51 Variant ed. in same year. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 4 copies, vary slightly Additional copy, Filmore #30

    • Contributor: Atwood, John M.
    • Date: 1849
  • Collection

    Panoramic Maps

    The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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  • Map

    Map of the villages of Astoria (late Hallett's Cove) & Ravens...

    Shows landowners' names, tract/lot lines, street names, and buildings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: Foxed, fold-lined, annotated in ink on verso. "571." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: J. Price Lith. (firm)
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Map of New Castle County, Delaware : from original surveys

    General-content county map showing hundreds (townships), school districts, rural buildings, and householders' names; Wilmington inset shows built-up areas. Hand col. to emphasize city/hundred boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1848 by Robert P. Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined on cloth backing). LC ...

    • Contributor: Rea, Samuel M. - Price, Jaco - Riddle, George Read - Smith, Robert Pearsall - Smith & Wistar - Rea & Price
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Plan of lands on Sylvan Heights, Newton to be sold by Samuel ...

    "Boston July 1849." Massachusetts land auction map showing lots and lot numbers. LC copy imperfect: Stained in upper and lower margins. Signature handwritten in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Dealer: John Carbonell Acquisitions control no. 2009-067

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, Alexander - Tappan & Bradford
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved...

    Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage.

    • Contributor: George K. Snow & Co.
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. On cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 160.---Paper Mill Road and contiguous lands, R-P-21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    "Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.]

    Cadastral survey map. "Surveyed 6th Nov'r 1848." On verso in lead pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Torn, missing small sections along edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith) - United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    A new map of Iowa : accompanied with notes by W. Barrows

    Also shows territory occupied by Native American tribes. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Wanting notes.

    • Contributor: Barrows, Willard - Doolittle & Munson
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, M...

    Wall map. Shows Canada only along United States border. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Buffy Cafritz, Madison Council; 2004. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Differs from other 1849 ed. by omission of table of distances at lower left and "gold region" in California. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Sheets joined vertically, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (george Woolworth) - Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins) - Atwood, John M. - Barnard, William S. - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1849
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    Head of navigation of the Potomac River

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    [Thomas Hutchins' land grant and map to 2000 acres in West Fl...

    Shows land grant 4 miles east of the Mississippi River "slightly removed from Baton Rouge." Title from vendor's letter. Panel title: British patent to T. Hutchins, 1776, of 2000 a. of lands in Florida. Date of "June 26, 1841" and indecipherable signature also on panel. Oriented with north toward the lower edge. Pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Holes along fold lines. Includes text. "2443." Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Elias Walker
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New...

    Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Anderson, P. - Snyder & Black Lithogrs
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. " ... it appears from a letter of J.H. Overton, United States Commissioner, dated Opelousas, Louisiana, August 10 1841 ... and the reply of October 1, 1841 ... that the maps ... had not been forwarded at that time. However, they had been received by January 15, 1842 ... and that they were issued by March 17, 1842, is shown ...

    • Contributor: Gray, A. (andrew Belcher) - Gray, A.
    • Date: 1842
  • Map

    A map of the counties of Salem and Gloucester, New Jersey : f...

    Wall map showing roads, buildings, and landholders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1849 by Smith & Wistar in the Clerk's Office of the District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on 2 sheets (western/eastern) later conjoined, now quartered. Hand col. to show municipalities. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, shellacked, ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James - Rea, Samuel M. - Smith & Wistar
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico ...

    Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. For another copy and for neg. photostat, see Vault, Congress Collection, no. 104

    • Contributor: Lee, Thomas Jefferson - Graham, J. D. (james Duncan) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1842 ed. in not being hand col., not being shellacked, and in being oriented with north toward the upper right. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
  • Map

    A plan showing the proposed line between Newton and Waltham

    From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-83

    • Contributor: Moore, A. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map and view of St. Louis, Mo.

    Includes illus. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 438 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Kershaw, James M.
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Map of the United States

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, Lydia
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Map of East Bridgewater, Mass.

    General map showing selected buildings and householders' names and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Copy imperfect: Stained, upper border cut off. Acquisitions control no.: 2009-057

    • Contributor: Bates, M. - Bufford's Lith
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Map of the Howland Place, Whitestone Avenue, Flushing, L.I.

    Property survey map of tracts in Flushing, Queens County, Long Island, N.Y. Shows tract lines, dimensions, tract-line compass orientations, buildings, trees, field usage identifications, and street names. Hand watercolored in green, pink, and blue to show unidentified land subdivisions. Imperfect: Shellacked, cracked, mounted on cloth backing. Includes bar "Scale of chains". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    East view of the village of North Bridgewater, Mass. 1844.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 315 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "From a lithograph in possession of Mr. R. C. Kimball." Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Poole, A. F. - Stoner, J. J. - Beck & Pauli
    • Date: 1844
  • 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." Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, H.S. Tanner, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1846. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the ...

    Relief shown by hachures. State 2: Does not include notes or Great Basin statement. Shows place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. LC Trails, no. 223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Abert, John James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1844
  • Map

    Karta Ledovitago mori︠a︡ i Vostochnago okeana

    Depths shown by soundings in coastal waters. Also covers Russian Far East and Alaska. In Russian. Greenwich, Paris, and Petersburg meridians; Greenwich degrees numbered westward to 240⁰. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes Hydrographic Department insigne. LC copy rubber-stamped, annotated on cloth backing, fold-lined.

    • Contributor: Russia. Gidrograficheskīĭ Departament
    • Date: 1844
  • Map

    Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road ...

    Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841.

    • Contributor: Allen, J. W. - Paterson and Dover Railroad
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys

    General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Also covers southern portion of county annexed by City of Philadelphia in 1854. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by Smith & Wistar in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Morris, William E. (william Ellis) - Smith & Wistar
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Geological map of Maryland on which are also shewn the chief ...

    Scale 1:200,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by contours. Geologic information not shown. Shows only Washington, Frederick, Carroll, Montgomery, Howard, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary Counties. Includes text on "Materials employed." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Alexander, J. H. (john Henry) - Alexander, J. H.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map

    A New map of the Western States.

    Iowa--Arkansas--Michigan and Not filed "West." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Map of Upper & Lower California showing the military stations...

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Topographical map of the city of Cincinnati, from actual survey

    Indexed. Table of statistics concerning Cincinnati's latitude and longitude, notable events, population statistics, and land distribution. Bottom margin: "Entered according to Act of Congress the 20th day of Dec. 1830, by Robinson & Fairbank of the Distrcit of Ohio." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Doolittle & Munson
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    Map of the city of Trenton, New Jersey

    Shows landowners. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1849, by M. Dripps ..." Includes 14 illustrations of local structures. LC copy imperfect: Folded at center, with tearing along fold. Dark horizontal staining toward left edge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Sidney, J. C. (james C.) - Dripps, M. (matthew) - Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1849
  • Map

    Map of the Boston & Woonsocket rail road routes compiled from...

    Map of eastern Massachusetts showing drainage, place names, and township lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Ephraim W.
    • Date: 1847
  • Map

    Map showing the proposed rail roads from Boston to Burlington...

    Outline map of eastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts showing four proposed railroad routes. A list of distances appear below the title.

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1844
  • Map

    City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1846, by H.N. Burroughs ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy 1 fold-lined, taped on verso, and missing small edge sections; copy 2 soiled and water-stained in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus) - Burroughs, H. N. - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode...

    General map showing drainage, cities, towns, state and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Archibald
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    A new map for travelers through the United States of America ...

    A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River. Indicates drainage, state boundaries and shows many cities and towns with distances along roads and railroads. Indian tribes are indicated west of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin (john Calvin) - Sherman & Smith - Smith, J. Calvin
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and ...

    Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & chartered" railroads. The Cocheco line was chartered on July 2, 1847.

    • Contributor: Parrott, George - Cocheco Railroad
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commen...

    "From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological observations. 3 copies, copy 2 missing data from top of map

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Preuss, Charles - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from...

    Shows land ownership. Includes insets: New Orleans 29 x 21 cm. and land districts 18 x 19 cm. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: La Tourrette, John
    • Date: 1848