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  • Map
    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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    Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P. (William Price) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1871
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    Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. Signed ms. sketch map. Watercolor (blue, brown, and black) and lead pencil. LC copy soiled, brittle, and missing edge sections including cartographic content. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Date: 1850
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    Providence harbor, Rhode Island Scale 1:10,000. Title in lower margin: Providence harbor. Facsim. of nautical chart originally "Published October 1897." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Polyconic projection." "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "Plate no. 2662." "BiC-53." Includes sailing information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - National Ocean Survey
    • Date: 1976
  • Map
    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
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    [Ville, port, et rade de Baltimore dans le Maryland. Scale ca. 1:26,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications, troop encampments, and roads from "White Marsh," "Frederick Town," and "Spuriens." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1419 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Berthier, Louis-Alexandre
    • Date: 1781
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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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    A plan of the harbour of Pensacola in West-Florida. Scale ca. 1:32,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Soundings shown in fathoms at low tide. Includes "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1656 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 892 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Gauld, George - Lindsay, John
    • Date: 1764
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    Piano del porto, e degli stabilimenti di Pensacola. Scale ca. 1:42,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1654 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Vanni, Violante - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1763
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    A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shewing the works erected by the British forces for its defence, 1781. Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Date: 1782
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    The Potomac River from Great Falls to Point Lookout Shows radial distances from Washington D.C. Cover title. At head of title: Price 15 cents. On cover: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1878, by J.B. Philp and Jno. P. Anderson ... Washington, D.C. Accompanying text includes list of "Distances on the Potomac ... from Sixth Street Wharf to ..." Advertisements on cover. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also...
    • Contributor: Philp, J. (James ) - Graham, C. (Curtis ) - Anderson, Jno. P.
    • Date: 1878
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    Piano della città, e porto di Sant'. Agostino. Scale ca. 1:47,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1640 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Vanni, Violante - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1763
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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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    Plan du port de St. Augustin dans la Floride. Scale ca. 1:100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I, no. 39." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1641 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Sacket's Harbor in the county of Jefferson N.Y. Village cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, and block numbers. Does not show landowners' names. Depths shown by soundings. Selected buildings (including U.S. Madison Barracks/Fort Pike) shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, spot-stained at upper neatline. Includes index of churches. Acquisitions control no.: 2009-071
    • Contributor: Ford, A. (Augustus) - Nickles, Robert - Mesier's Lith - Ford, A.
    • Date: 1835
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    Plano de Puerto-Rico: Dale a Luz. Scale [ca. 1:20,000]. Depths shown by soundings. Includes index to points of interest, descriptive notes, and inset of "Plano de la Aguada nueva de Puerto-Rico." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás
    • Date: 1785
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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
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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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    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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    Plan du port de Portsmouth levé à vue. Scale ca. 1:38,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and premier anchorage areas for ships. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1782
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    Plan de la baie et du havre de Casco et des îles adjacentes, Scale ca. 1:85,000. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "335." Appears in France. Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 843 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1; 710
    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian - Sartine, Antoine De - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1779
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    City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters
    City and county map of New-York
    City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Island.
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Lyne, James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1857
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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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    Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Scale ca. 1:61,000. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips A list of maps of America: Croquis de la rade de Portsmouth; position de la flotte française. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows Portsmouth harbor, including fortifications on shore and position of the French ships "Pluton," "Auguste," and "Bourgogne." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 876 Available...
    • Date: 1782