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    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 of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (william) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
  • Map

    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

    Plan of the town of Alexandria, D.C. with the environs : exhibiting the outlet of the Alexandria Canal, the shipping channel, wharves, Hunting Cr. &c. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours. Copy annotated in ink: Presented to Edw. B. Stelle, July 1853. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 31 Includes index to points of interest and text. LC copy imperfect: Stained. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - Sinclair, T. (thomas) - Stelle, Edw
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    A map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C. Crozet, late principal engineer of Va. under a resolution of the General Assembly adopted March 15th 1848.

    The map indicates drainage, county boundaries, mines, cities and towns, roads, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Crozet, Claudius
    • Date: 1848
  • Map

    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Date: 1848
  • Collection

    Hotchkiss Map Collection

    The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating ...

    • Date: 1828

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

    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

    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. Pen-and-ink and blue wash. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. Includes later lead-pencil annotations at lower right. Map folder annotated in ink: This map removed from a binding containing a list of the original ...

    • Date: 1843
  • Map

    Plan of the town of Alexandria, D.C. with the environs : exhibiting the outlet of the Alexandria Canal, the shipping channel, wharves, Hunting Cr. &c.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours. 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 text. Copy annotated in pencil to show boundaries(?) and to update index; annotated in ink to add "Va." to title. LC copy imperfect: Small sections missing along the map ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - Sinclair, T. (thomas)
    • Date: 1845
  • Map

    Potomac Aqueduct, plan / Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown by hachures. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Annotated in ink at upper left: Va Exhibit 75, sheet 2. Rubber-stamped and annotated in ink at upper right: District of Columbia-Virginia Boundary Commission ... State of Virginia Exhibit No. 75 ... Date: Jan. 29/35, Smith & Hulse, Official Reporters. Annotated in ink in lower margin: All three profiles from ...

    • Contributor: Turnbull, Wm.
    • Date: 1841
  • Map

    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Catalog Record Only

    Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Photocopy of ms. map in the Library of Congress. Rubber-stamped and annotated in ink on recto and verso: District of Columbia-Virginia Boundary Commission ... State of ...

    • Date: 1843