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    Plano del puerto del Rio Jeneyro en el Brasil en lat. S. 23⁰5ʹ y long. O. 37⁰ del mo. d. Cádiz, 1813 Shows Guanabara Bay, including Rio de Janeiro harbor area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Watermark: D & C Blauw. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 84. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 187 Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Lesada, Jorge
    • Date: 1813
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    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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    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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    Chart of the Mediterranean Sea Relief shown by hachures; depths by soundings in insets. Insets: Bay & roads of Marseilles -- The harbour of Genoa -- Plan of the rock and bay of Gibraltar : shewing the position of the combined fleet and attack of the battering ships in 1782 -- Gulf of Smyrna -- Attack on Algiers by the fleet under the command of Adml. Lord Exmouth, Augst....
    • Contributor: Thomson, John - Neele, Samuel John
    • Date: 1817
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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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    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
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Taiwan Tansui-kō, Taihoku-fu kyokuchizu Title from title piece mounted on map verso. This map is part of a series. Series note is on verso of map in Japanese. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Dai hyakurokugō [106-gō] fuzu nanamai [7-mai] no uchi dai 6"; "Dai kyūgō [9-gō]." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ozawa, Tokuhei
    • Date: 1888
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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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    [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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Damián De - Wilson, H.
    • Date: 1805
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Plano del puerto de San Juan de Puerto-Rico : con la representación de las obras ejecultada desde 1887 hasta el 30 de Junio 1894. Shows vicinity of San Juan including forts and harbor. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. "Lit Boletin, Puerto-Rico." Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated on verso in blue crayon obscured by mounting. In pencil on card: Exhibit info: Sepulveda 29303 #5.
    • Date: 1894
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    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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    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??