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    A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.
    New map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes embellished ...
    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Date: 1719
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    A Representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between Rear Admiral Graves and the Count de Grasse. Scale ca. 1:444,000. Shows engagement at entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index to positions, and list of British ships and captains. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1
    • Contributor: Grasse, Fran├žois Joseph Paul De Grasse - Graves, Thomas Graves
    • Date: 1781
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    A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Territory of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
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    [Territory of Columbia]. Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Title from R.W. Stephenson's The cartography of northern Virginia. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 18 Survey notes on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed)
    • Date: 1791
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    Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn
    Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
    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
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    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." From Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Includes distance chart. On verso: 20--21. LC Maps of ...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
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    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
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    1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, ... Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield)
    • Date: 1791
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    A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1447 Accompanied by 2 manuscript notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1766
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia from the best authorities From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 2. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Acquisitions control no. 94-29
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1761
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    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Three copies. Copy 1, outlined in yellow, green, ...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their several communications with the navigable waters of the new province on the river Ohio. Scale ca. 1:950,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Ballendine, John
    • Date: 1772
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    Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia. "Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckley patent. "Plat copied from bundle of 'cases ended." In the lower left corner: Sev. P. Ker. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H327 In pencil on verso: 223. ...
    • Date: 1794
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    Plan of Princess Ann and Norfolk counties. Shows names of some residents. Map on 2 sheets sectioned and pasted together. LC Land ownership maps, 1333 Includes historical references. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: This photostat was made from the original manuscript in the William Clements Library at the University of Michigan.
    • Date: 1780
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    A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of ...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
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    A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging to the Rt. Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron Cameron, bounded by & within the Bay of Chesapoyocke and between the ... Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated to show roads, plantations, counties and towns. AACR2: 651/1;700/1
    • Contributor: Warner, John - Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax
    • Date: 1747
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    Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and notes. Phillips. Washington 2 DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Gilpin, George - Clarke, Thomas - Thomas, John V.
    • Date: 1798
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    A plan of Mr. Clifton's neck land platted by a scale of 50 poles to the inch
    Plan of Mr. Clifton's neck land platted by a scale of 50 poles to the inch. Old plat of the grounds in the NE part of the pasture of Mount Vernon from the summit of the hills on which the log'd cabbins are
    Title of the pasture map from photocopy of lower right quadrant. Sheet stained in several places, folded into sixteenths and separated along some fold lines. Lower right quadrant missing. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes watermark, possibly from C. & I. Honig. Accompanied by a photocopy of the front side of the missing quadrant, which ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1760
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    Map of the county of Frederick, 1769. Scale ca. 1:900,000. Title from manuscript annotations, ascribed to George Washington, on verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1438 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1
    • Contributor: Moffet, J. - Washington, George
    • Date: 1769
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    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781. Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781