Covers Maryland, eastern Virginia, Delmarva Peninsula, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows shipping routes in Chesapeake Bay. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington." Hand col. in red to show Southern Maryland R.R. and in blue to show connecting lines and ...
General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
Shows major roads. "Reduced from Adlum and Wallis's Large Map." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the William Bingham estate maps. LC copy annotated in ink and stained. LC copy has label on verso annotated in ink: Copy Adlum and Wallis state map. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
Smither, James - Bingham, William - Adlum, John - Wallis, John
Detailed map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, county boundaries in Pennsylvania, and major cities. Canals and railroads are annotated in colors. Chartered under the name Sunbury and Erie Railroad on April 3, 1837. Name changed in 1861 to the above. See also entries 571-573.
Sinclair, Thomas S. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
Scale ca. 1:633,600. LC copy imperfect: Lacks part of legend. Relief shown by hachures. From the Josiah Bartlett family papers. Originally published in U.S. House of Representatives report, 1827. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1; 710/3
Trimble, Isaac Ridgeway - Long, Stephen Harriman - Bartlett, Josiah - United States. Congress. House
Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
Item 32 in exhibit, "City of magnificent distances, the nation's capital," that was presented in 1991 at Library of Congress. Map incorrectly locates "Columbia" (Washington, D.C.) on Shenandoah River Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, annotated in pen-and-ink.
Scale ca. 1:506,880. Title from LC's Trails bibliography, no. 131. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in ink to show additional roads and place-names. Appears in American Philosophical Society Transaction. 1771. v. 1. Also shows proposed canals. Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 3 Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. This issue has clouds in the sky and smoke over the Manassas battlefield. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Scale ca. 1:960,000. Hand colored. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1035 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700
Scale ca. 1:670,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' List of maps of America. Manuscript, pen and ink and pencil. Label on verso has title: Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey showing roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1044 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (firm)
Map of New England, part of eastern Canada, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, most of Maryland, and part of Virginia. Shows drainage, some relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. "Names of rail roads which are designated by numbers on the annexed 'Plan of the New England States'" appear at the right of the map.
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, ...
Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport Railroad.
P.S. Duval & Co. - Williamsport and Elmira Railroad Company
Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.3 Another edition. Roughly drawn base map covering southern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. C., and indicating populated places, common roads and turnpikes, contemplated and existing railroads, canals, and relief by hachures. Completely redrawn edition of the preceeding map. Dennis Callahan's name has been dropped from this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Scale ca. 1:490,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.75 Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co." "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ...
Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye 1st. 1755." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1427 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Jefferys, Thomas