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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
    The harbor of Annapolis Scale 1:60,000. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Ferd. H. Gerdes, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of George M. Bache, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; typography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Covers Annapolis region including Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Ferguson, James - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Preliminary chart of St. Augustine harbor, Florida Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 120.3 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 33 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 33" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Huger - Dorr, F. W.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Map
    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
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    Geometrical plan of the principal harbour in the island of Porto [sic] Rico Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and shows notes, remarks, situation of shoals, and directions for entering the harbour of Porto [sic] Rico. "Republished on the scale of the original plan by W. Faden, geographer to his majesty & to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Churruca Y Elorza, Cosme Dami├ín De - Wilson, H.
    • Date: 1805
  • Map
    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
    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??
  • Map
    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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Map
    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
  • 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
    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?
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks]. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
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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?