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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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    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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    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
    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
    Proposed improvement of James Creek Canal Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Base map title: Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia : 1882 / issued July 1882 J.E. Hilgard, superintendent. Title and James Creek Canal information shown in red overprint. Author's name handwritten in ink. Includes notes, tide table, and USC&GS insigne. "Eng50 2." LC copy stained. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Plan du port de St. Augustin dans la Floride. Scale ca. 1:100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in feet. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1641 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
  • Map
    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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    A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America, Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 973 Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Mowat, Henry - Auvergne, P. D
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore MD Shows steamship lines, ferries, and railroads. Also covers Delmarva Peninsula. Annotated in ink handwriting in lower margin: From Port Series No. 16--1926. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed "List of steamship lines".
    • Contributor: United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors - Ritter, Alfred H. (Alfred Hotchkiss) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1926
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    [Plan of the town and harbour of St. Augustine. Scale ca. 1:47,000. Title from typed label mounted with map. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Ascribed to William Roberts' An account of the first discovery and natural history of Florida, 1763 by typed label mounted with map. Differs from the map in Roberts' work and from the map in Thomas Jefferys' A description of the Spanish ...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1762
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    An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ... Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; ...
    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    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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    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
  • Map
    Potomac River, Mattawoman Creek to Georgetown : United States--East Coast, Maryland--Virginia--District of Columbia. Nautical chart. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours, gradient tints, and soundings. Note rubber-stamped in lower margin. Includes notes, inset of "Washington harbor," and coat-of-arms. Publisher's no.: 560. LC copy fold-lined and annotated in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1968
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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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    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
  • Map
    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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    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Hand colored. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Maps for an Emerging Nation, #44. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    Plan of the harbour of Pensacola. Scale ca. 1:225,000. Depths shown by soundings. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1660 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1788
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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
  • Map
    Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Date: 1890
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    Rough plan of the defences of the harbour of Annapolis in Maryland
    Plan of the works for the defense of Annapolis
    Shows forts in Annapolis and along the lower Severn River. Also shows harbor and public buildings in Annapolis. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Manuscript: Black ink, red watercolor for forts and buildings, green and brown watercolor washes for shading. Watermark: JWhathan [sp.?]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets (now conjoined). Sheet halved to enable folding. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Tatham, William - Winder, William Henry
    • Date: 1814
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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