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    Cawanesque. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in the Cowanesque River valley (Pa.). Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed on verso. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1790
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    [North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific, between the 35th and 60th parallers of latitude]. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See also: Geographical review, vol. 1, p. 330, May 1916. LC Annual report, 1925, p. 86. See also: Wheat. Mapping the transmississippi West, no. 243. Vault
    • Date: 179?
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    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Includes text. LC copy 1 soiled, fold-lined, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil, ink, and watercolor to show tract boundaries and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Trill
    • Date: 1792
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    A plan of the island of Burlington : and a view of the city from the River Delaware Cadastral map showing buildings, lot lines, orchards, and gardens. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Includes index to points of interest and panoramic view at bottom of sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mottled, annotated in red ink to show new street, mounted on cloth backing, edged with cloth. LC sheet photocopied ...
    • Contributor: Birch, William Russell - M. Carey (Firm)
    • Date: 1797
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    [Plat of land grant survey in South Carolina, accompanied by deed of grant] Pen-and-ink. "Five hundred acres surveyed for him [James Mims] the 4th day of August 1796. Situate in the District of Charleston in St. James 's Parish Goose Creek ... given under the Great Seal of the State." On verso of deed: Dated 3d October 1793. Includes text. Copy imperfect: Stained and deteriorated along the folded lines of deed of grant. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: South Carolina
    • Date: 1796
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    A new map of Switzerland : divided into the thirteen cantons with their allies & their subjects Relief shown pictorially. LC copy 1 from: New and elegant imperial sheet atlas..., 1803. Gift; Andrew Arthur Benton, New York, N.Y. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Date: 1794
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    La parte orientale dell'antico e nuovo Messico con la Florida e la Bassa Luigiana dellineata sulle ultime osservazioni Shows eastern Mexico, southeastern United States, Cuba, Jamaica, Central America, and northwestern Colombia. Relief shown pictorially. From author's Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineate suelle ultime osservazioni. -- Roma : Presso la Calcografia Camerale, 1792-1801. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria) - Calcografia Camerale (Rome, Italy) - Cassini, Gio. Ma.
    • Date: 1798
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    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
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    Descripción de la costa de Pta. de Mocambo hasta el Ro. Salado y de los bajos adjazente a ella con expresion de sus canales y sonda en brasas de dos varas castellanas. Shows Antón Lizardo region. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Watermark dated as 1792. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing LC Luso-Hispanic World, 532 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 235. Vault
    • Date: 1792
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    Plano del Puerto y Bahía de Sa. Elena al O. de dicho Cabo en la costa oriental de Patagones, situada en la latitud S. 44⁰ 31ʹ en longitud de 310⁰ 55ʹ meridi[ano] ... Prime meridian: Tenerife. "Fue descuviento este puerto por el Capitan de Fragata y Comandante del Chambequin Andaluz Dn. Domingo Perler en 16. de enero del año de 1768." Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Watermark: J. Kool. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect; 2 small holes. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 152 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Muñoz, Bernabe
    • Date: 1797
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    [Map of the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain between Bayou Chenchuba and Bayou Lacombe, Louisiana] Shows area in St. Tammany Parish. Cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures. Place names and text in French. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermarks. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente Sebastián Pintado, Surveyor General of Spanish West Florida, 1805-17 : the man and his maps / by John R. Hébert. Imago mundi, v. ...
    • Contributor: Guillemard - Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Date: 1798
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    Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives ...
    • Contributor: Hâcı Ahmed - Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1795
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    Globo terrestre Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 34 cm. globe. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Summit Enterprise, Inc.; May 2003. All sheets folded horizontally, with paper hinges on verso, and traces of color on edges. Some acid offset on gore sheets. Four sheets of gores and 1 sheet with zodiacs and 2 polar calottes.
    • Contributor: Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria) - Calcografia Camerale (Rome, Italy)
    • Date: 1790
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    Atlas général de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Tibet : pour servir aux différentes descriptions et histoires de cet empire
    Atlas de la Chine
    Relief shown pictorially. Text in French. Place names in French and romanized Chinese. "Avec privilège du Roi." Rev. ed. of: Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. 1737. Revised ed. contains eight additional maps and fourteen plates of cultural and ethnographic interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. ...
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1790

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    Plan of the town of Stratham Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings and householders' names. Watermark: Large elliptical shield that is surmounted by a crown and that bears a cross in lower right. LC copy imperfect: Tears, several small holes, stains, and deteriorated edges. LC copy annotated in dark ink at upper left to show indecipherable name or word. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Merrill, Phinehas
    • Date: 1793
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    Cercle d'Autriche. From: Atlas général, civil, ecclésiastique et militaire, 1792. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Brion De La Tour, Louis
    • Date: 1792
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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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    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Watermark: L Munn 1794. Edged in green cloth stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From ...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
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    Part of the Province of Virginia. Scale ca. 1:120,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows Princess Ann, Norfolk, and part of Nansemond counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1143 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1791
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    A map of Kentucky Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes and inset of "A plan of the rapids in the River Ohio." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-22
    • Contributor: Filson, John
    • Date: 1793
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    A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington. Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with horn in cartouche). Fold-lined. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner collection no. 17. Phillips. Washington, ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Goose Creek : [Washington D.C.] Covers Tiber Creek estuary in the area now occupied by the Mall. Shows proposed Washington D.C. street alignments. Pen-and-ink and brown wash. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Watermark: J Whatman (with fleur-de-lis under crown). Oriented with north to the bottom. Stained, missing section at lower right corner, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Henry
    • Date: 1790
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    Mapa topográfico de la Isla de San Juan de Puerto Rico y la de bieque con la division de sus partidos Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Three copies. Copy 1 has lower left corner missing; boundaries in green and red; annotated in pencil on verso: Force map coll 86. Copy 2 sectioned and mounted on cloth backing for folding; boundaries in green and yellow; label mounted on verso: ...
    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás
    • Date: 1791
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    China divided into provinces drawn from the best authorities Relief shown pictorially. At lower right: Engraved by J.C. Russell. "Engraved for Guthrie's New system of geography." Appears in: New system of modern geography, or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar and present state of the several kingdoms of the world ... London : C. Dilly and G.G. & J. Robinson, [1799]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Guthrie, William
    • Date: 1799
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America and by them established as the ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: I Taylor, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies torn, annotated in ink on recto, annotated in ink and pencil on verso to give partial cadastral maps of selected blocks, and mounted on transparent cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1278 2 ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel
    • Date: 1792