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    Potomac River (in four sheets) Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in pencil. LC copy incomplete: Additional sheet showing the southern section of Patapsco River, the Chesapeake Bay, and the inset of Annapolis Harbor missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    The Crimea Relief shown by landform drawings and rock drawings. Hand colored to emphasize shorelines and main roads. Title from lower left part of map area. "Copyright." LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed, title panel of cover removed/missing. Includes location map (inset) and approximately 1:45,000-scale inset of "The town & harbour of Sevastopol with the batteries & approaches". Cover-panel containing publisher's map list is affixed to sheet ...
    • Contributor: Wyld, James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1855
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    Key West harbor and its approaches. Scale 1:50,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.7 United States Coast Survey, no. 469. General chart of Key West and environs showing soundings, lights, channels, and island vegetation. Inset: Sub-sketch of Key West harbor. Scale 1:30,000. 19 x 17 cm. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus)
    • Date: 1864
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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
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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
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    New Haven Harbor [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.15 Another copy with annotations. Harbor chart annotated in red to show the number and sectors of fire for guns situated at Oyster Point and Fort Hale, Connecticut. Guns at Oyster Point are numbered 1 to 5 and those at Fort Hale, 1 to 15. Information added to the chart probably reflects the situation during the ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hassler, F. R. - Ferguson, James - Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March)
    • Date: 186?
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    Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Date: 1894
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    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
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    [Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington]. Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keeping, Nov. 29, 1830. Ink and wash. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Text in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Ingle, John P.
    • Date: 1830
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    New Haven Harbor Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.1 Harbor chart annotated in red to show the sector of fire for guns situated at Oyster Point and Fort Hale, Connecticut. Information added to chart probably reflects the situation during the Civil War. "Transferred from Office Chf. Engr. [Defenses] of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y [1866]." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 186?
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    Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1882
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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
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    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along center fold, section of upper right margin missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information concerning lighthouses, tides, soundings, and the geographic coordinates of the Capitol dome is given in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Erie County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; some borough insets also show real-property tracts, tract numbers, and landowners' names. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries, township territories, and borough/village insets. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, cracked, shellacked, missing small sections of margin, quartered to enable folding. LC Land ownership maps, 744 Includes statistical tables, ill., and advertisement. Insets: Plan of the city ...
    • Contributor: Chace, J. - McLeran, O. - Moore, Isaac W.
    • Date: 1855
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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 with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold lines, sections of upper and lower edges missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    Beaufort harbor, North Carolina. Re-survey in June and July 1862. Corrected up to April 20th 1864 Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 308 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863, (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 11. Preliminary edition. "No. 11" is in the upper left corner. At head of title, U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Colton's plans of U. S. harbors showing the position & vicinities of the most important fortifications on the sea-board and in the interior Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 26 "No. 5" in upper left margin. 23 maps on one sheet as follows: The Mississippi River from Cairo to New Orleans. 49 x 14 cm.-St. Louis and vicinity. 11 x 10 cm.-Cairo and vicinity. 11 x 10 cm.-Memphis and vicinity. 11 x 8 cm.-Ft. Smith and vicinity. 8 x 10 cm-Fernandina [Florida] and vicinity. 8 ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio 1896. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 678 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Moyer, James - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1896
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    Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861. Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware". Title from verso (red-ink handwriting). Pen-and-ink (black and red). Rubber-stamped at lower right: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, Feb. 21 1902, Ass. No. 738 X [no. handwritten in black ink]. Handwritten in black ink ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 18??
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    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875