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    A map of the Province of New-York, reduc'd from the large drawing of that Province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon, Esqr. Captain General & Governor of ... Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: New York. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1047 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 651/5; 700/2
    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Ratzer, Bernard - Faden, William
    • Date: 1776
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    A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed. Scale ca. 1:16,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Differs from other copies by square cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1344 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country ... Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1089 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1770
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    The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys. Scale ca. 1:430,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Cartographic source note in English and French. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of ...
    • Contributor: Faden, William - Croisey, P. - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard - Perrier Et Verrier
    • Date: 1777
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    [Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt. Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Shows "Genl. Braddock field," but the route is via Fort Burd, built in 1759. The Monongahela River is extensively mapped. "No. 22. Case C, no. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1760
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    A plan of the river and sound of D'Awfoskee in South Carolina. Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1525 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/2
    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John - Batley - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Date: 1773
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
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    16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1798
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    Maine Relief shown by hachures. Shows counties and minor civil subdivisions. Legend in German and English. Place names are in German and/or English. In upper right margin: No. IV. In lower right margin: zu Ebelings Erdbeschreibung von Amerika. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 2 imperfect: Soiled, creased, torn.
    • Contributor: Sotzmann, D. F. - Bohn, Carl Ernst - Sander, Wilhelm
    • Date: 1798
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    Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777
    Plan of Carillon or Ticonderoga | Position de l'armée ennemie proche le Lac Champlain le 24. 8.[bre?] 1777
    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English and French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and wash. Sectioned (to 16 panels) and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 21 x 14 cm. Includes note, index of "Position of the ...
    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1777
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    États-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve, de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c. Scale ca. 1:7,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Isle de Fer and Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes and a listing of the 13 original states plus Vermont and the proposed name of 10 new states provided for in the Jeffersonian Ordinance of 1784, e.g. Silvania, Michigania ... Annotated on verso: 111. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Delamarche, Charles François
    • Date: 1785
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    A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756 Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1076 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Date: 1756
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    Position of the army on the 8th Octbr. 1777. Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows British and German troop positions. Includes key to the military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1179 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650
    • Date: 1777
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    A new and accurate map of Virginia wherein most of the counties are laid down from actual surveys. With a concise account of the number of inhabitants, the trade, soil, and produce ... Scale ca. 1:400,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Williamsburg. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1440 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. AACR2
    • Contributor: Henry, John - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1770
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    A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in the beginning of the engagement of the 9th of July on the Monongahela 7 miles from Fort Du ... Scale 1:10,800; 300 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. The name R. Ohio applies also to the Allegheny. "No. 27." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and military positions. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/3
    • Date: 1755
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    Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry and Ticonderoga; showing the road from Fort Edward, Montcalm's camp and wharf of landing, &c. Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 852. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: [Montrésor, James Gabriel]
    • Date: 1757
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan. Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers, and dimensions. Black, brown, red inks and lead pencil. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by negative photostat dummy sheet annotated in ink: Probably drawn by Nicholas King. 1 sheet ; 61 x 46 cm. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I. Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1781
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    Battle of Guildford fought on the 15th of March 1781. Scale ca. 1:18,600. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1515 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650
    • Date: 1781
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    A Plan of the Durham lands on the River Delaware in Bucks Cou[nty] : to be sold at public vendue on the premisses the 3rd day of May 1773. Covers township of Durham, Bucks County, Pa. Cadastral map showing lots, lot numbers, and prices. Hills, forges, mansion-house, and major trees shown pictorially. Title in lower margin in ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermarks: IV, L, [fleur-de-lis over blank cartouche]. At top: Whole amount, 8,484 acres & 52 per. LC copy trimmed, stained, fold-lined, annotated in ink on recto to give ...
    • Date: 1773
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    Map of George Town, 1751. Cadastral map showing lot numbers. "Taken from George Town journal of the Commissioners, 1751 to 1789." Blueprint. Includes note. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in black ink: A.C. Harmon 1931. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield) - Priggs, John F. A.
    • Date: 1758
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    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Includes text. LC copy 1 soiled, fold-lined, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil, ink, and watercolor to show tract boundaries and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Trill
    • Date: 1792
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    Part of New Jersey. Scale ca. 1:80,000; 100 chains to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows rivers, roads, and bridges of Monmouth and Ocean counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1261 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Date: 1770
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    Fort on Charlestown Point. Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1776