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The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country primarily located in North America, consisting of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million square kilometers), it is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area. With a population of more than 328 million people, it is the third most populous country in the world. The national capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City.

Paleo-Indians migrated from Siberia to the North American mainland at least 12,000 years ago, and European colonization began in the 16th century. The United States emerged from the thirteen British colonies established along the East Coast. Disputes over taxation and political representation with Great Britain led to the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), which established independence. In the late 18th century, the U.S. began vigorously expanding across North America, gradually acquiring new territories, oftentimes killing and displacing Native Americans, and admitting new states; by 1848, the United States spanned the continent. Slavery was legal in the southern United States until the second half of the 19th century when the American Civil War led to its abolition. The Spanish–American War and World War I established the U.S. as a world power, a status confirmed by the outcome of World War II. During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in various proxy wars but avoided direct military conflict. They also competed in the Space Race, culminating in the 1969 spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. The revolutions of 1989 in Central and Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 ended the Cold War. This left the United States as the world's sole superpower, with immense authority in global geopolitics.

The United States is a federal republic and a representative democracy with three separate branches of government, including a bicameral legislature. It is a founding member of the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States (OAS), NATO, and other international organizations. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. The U.S. ranks high in international measures of economic freedom, quality of life, and quality of higher education. Despite considerable income and wealth disparities, especially across racial divisions compared to other rich countries, the United States continuously ranks high in measures of socioeconomic performance and receives relatively high ratings for human rights, despite criticism for its high incarceration rates, being the only Western country to regularly use capital punishment, and its lack of universal health care among other issues. It is also one of the most racially and ethnically diverse nations in the world, often called a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities. Its population has been profoundly shaped by centuries of immigration.

A highly developed country, the United States accounts for approximately a quarter of global gross domestic product (GDP) and is the world's largest economy by nominal GDP. By value, the United States is the world's largest importer and the second-largest exporter of goods. Although its population is only 4.2% of the world total, it holds 29.4% of the total wealth in the world, the largest share held by any country. Making up more than a third of global military spending, it is the foremost military power in the world and is a leading political, cultural, and scientific force internationally.

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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... More

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... More

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... More

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... More

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... More

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... More

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... More

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library ... More

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio

Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-34 Vault

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth. Gift ; Lessing J. Rosenwald ; June 29, 1948. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus...

Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Pictorial map. Covers coastal region from Cape Fear to Chesapeake Bay. From Thomas Hariot's A br... More

America.

America.

Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 165. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... More

America, noviter delineata

America, noviter delineata

Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of Greenland and Antarctica and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisition... More

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Orinoco rivers. Illus. with dwellings, boats, animals; Indians killing boa]

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Ori...

Illus. in: Reys-Boeck van het rijcke, Brasilien (Dordrecht?,1624). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, and subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Maps; South America; Snakes; Braz... More

Virginia /

Virginia /

Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

New England.

New England.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637. Illus. in: Nevves from America / John Underhill. London : Printed by J.D. for Peter Cole, [...]... More

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Pet...

Illus. in: John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Wars Pequ... More

America noviter delineata /

America noviter delineata /

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of north and south polar regions. Acquisitions control no. 3-85

America Septentrionalis /

America Septentrionalis /

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. E... More

Nova America descriptio

Nova America descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ... More

Americæ nova descriptio

Americæ nova descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 165... More

A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England /

A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 d...

Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of ... More

America noviter delineata

America noviter delineata

Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of north and south polar regions, and ill. of native figures and town views in margin. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... More

Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ & partis Virginiæ : accuratissima et novissima delineatio.

Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ & partis ...

Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's America, London, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2

Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 /

Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year...

Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault

Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata

Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geographorum tum ...

Relief shown pictorially. Also shows Iberian peninsula and west coast of Africa. Not attributable to Blaeu, but instead derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the same title, according to Burden's The ma... More

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouc... More

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America ...

Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey Willia... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, t... More

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa nelle sue parti secundo lo stato /

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa n...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Appears in the author's Atlante veneto, 1691-1697. Includes notes and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... More

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in Chief of their Majesties Province of New-York, Province of Pennsylvania, County of New-Castle, and the Territories and tracts of land depending theron in America, and vice-admi

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in C...

Negative Photostat.; Proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 140, Folder 5b.

Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties /

Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties /

Based on a map published by Nicolas Sanson in 1650. Latin title in upper margin: "America septentrionalis in suas praecipuas parte divisa, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis." Relief shown pictorially. Availa... More

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branc...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also thr... More

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's i... More

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Honduras].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Hondura...

Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and yellow. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 65 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ... More

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicaragua].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicarag...

Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in brown ink in lower left margi... More

Americam utramque : aliis correctiorem /

Americam utramque : aliis correctiorem /

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Dedicated to "Iacobo Boreel" by G. van Keulen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 10-87 Vault

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Yucatan to Honduras].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Yucatan to Hondur...

Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 69 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in brown ink in lower left corne... More

Plan de la va. y Fuerte Rl. de la Isla Martinica.

Plan de la va. y Fuerte Rl. de la Isla Martinica.

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermarks: I. Honig; and, fleur-de-lis. Black and brown inks. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 520 Available also through t... More

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicaragua].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicarag...

Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and yellow. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 67 Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress We... More

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... More

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See Report of the Library of Congress for 1917, p. 56. Vault

America Septentrionalis novissima ; America Meridionalis accuratissima

America Septentrionalis novissima ; America Meridionalis accuratissima

Relief shown pictorially. Map contains 2 separate titles for North America and South America. Includes ill. of figures in title area. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... More

America

America

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes inset of Arctic regions and ill. LC copy imperfect: Margin torn, with some sections missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... More

This map of South America, according to the newest and most exact observations

This map of South America, according to the newest and most exact obse...

Scale ca. 1:17,500,000. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of State; &c." Available also through t... More

This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations

This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact obser...

Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &... More

Copy of the fifth & sixth articles of the Treaty of neutrality in America, between England and France, in the year 1686. Late sent in orders to His Majesty’s frigots attending the government of this Province, to be put in Execution to effect. [b

Copy of the fifth & sixth articles of the Treaty of neutrality in Amer...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 51.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place. According to ye newest and most exact observations,

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Sold by H. Moll and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most humb... More

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Ind... More

A new and accurate chart of the West Indies with the adjacent coasts of North and South America /

A new and accurate chart of the West Indies with the adjacent coasts o...

Relief shown pictorially. Gift of the estate of Jessica Lee. In lower right margin: Vol. II. Page 39. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Acquisitions cont... More

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolic...

Relief shown pictorially. McLaughlin, G. Mapping of California as an island, 196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault 2 copies; copy 2 is b&w

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolic...

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

To His Excellency, William Burnet, Esq; Captain, General and Governour in chief of the Provinces of New-York, New-Jersey and territories depending thereon in America and Vice Admiral of the same, &c. The humble address of the General Assembly of

To His Excellency, William Burnet, Esq; Captain, General and Governour...

Evans 2377.; On verso: 1722. June 14 P.R.O., C. O. 5. 1053.1.79. Evans 2377. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed ... More

A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief cities & towns; rivers, mountains & c.

A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief citi...

Scale ca. 1:23,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink: This is map no. 40 of Wells (Edward) A new sett of ma... More

Entre los dos meridianos senal a dos seconliene la navegación y desubrimtento que compete a los Castellanos

Entre los dos meridianos senal a dos seconliene la navegación y desubr...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

[Native Americans collecting sap and cooking maple syrup in pots, tilling soil into raised humps, and sowing seeds, North America]

[Native Americans collecting sap and cooking maple syrup in pots, till...

Illus. in: Moeurs des sauvages ameriquains, comparées aux moeurs des premiers temps / Joseph Francois Lafitau. Paris : Saugrain l'aîne [etc.], 1724, vol. 2, pl. 7, opp. p. 154.

To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New England is humbly dedicated by his excellencys most obedient and humble servant Will Burgiss /

To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New En...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows selected buildings pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark indecipherable. Wheat & Brun no. 227. Includes index to selected buildings and embellished t... More

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America, containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina.

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on y...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Imprint date from Henry Stevens and Roland Tree's Comparative cartography, item 55c. Includes descriptive text. Insets: A v... More

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all you ladies now at land, &c. [Boston] America: Printed in the year 1732.

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all yo...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 34, Folder 25.

A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto

A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish set...

Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Mrs. Jefferson Patterson; December 1980. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569 Index map to Popple's larger, 20 sheet map of the same name. Includes 4 inset views, 18 inset maps, ill... More

L'Amérique : dressée sur les relations les plus récentes, rectifiées sur les dernières observations : dédiée et présentée à sa Majesté très chrestienne Louis XV

L'Amérique : dressée sur les relations les plus récentes, rectifiées s...

Scale ca. 1:16,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... More

A map of the British empire in America with the French, Spanish and the Dutch settlements adjacent thereto /

A map of the British empire in America with the French, Spanish and th...

Relief shown pictorially. English and French. In upper right corner: XC.I. Second state, ca 1741. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In... More

A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets to the year 1743.

A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with t...

Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes text, ward index, and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A new and accurate map of New Jersey, Pensilvania, New York and New England, with the adjacent countries. Drawn from surveys, assisted by the most approved modern maps & charts and regulated by astronomical observations.

A new and accurate map of New Jersey, Pensilvania, New York and New En...

Relief shown pictorially. From the author's A complete system of geography. 1747. Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "No. 100." Vault AACR2

A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging to the Rt. Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron Cameron, bounded by & within the Bay of Chesapoyocke and between the rivers Rappahannock and Potowmack: With the courses of the rivers Rappahannock and Potowmack, in Virginia, as surveyed according to order in the years 1736 & 1737.

A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging t...

Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated to show roads, plantations, counties and towns. AACR2: 651/1;700/1

Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America sitis /

Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delawa...

Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces in... More

A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Delaware counties.

A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Delaware cou...

Scale ca. 1:960,000. Hand colored. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1035 Available ... More

A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

North America.

North America.

Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Degs. west from London." Shows colonies, a few cities and towns, and Indian tribal territory. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 6 Available also through the... More

Carta geografica dell' America settentrionale.

Carta geografica dell' America settentrionale.

Scale ca. 1:26,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Covers area including North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, some trails, routes of exploration, a... More

A map of the British and French settlements in North America.

A map of the British and French settlements in North America.

Scale ca. 1:11,000,000. Covers the eastern half of North America from Hudson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory,... More

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick Co...

Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753,... More

Carta geografica della Florida nell' America settentrionale.

Carta geografica della Florida nell' America settentrionale.

Scale ca. 1:6,250,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1378 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish dominions on that great continent; and the West India Islands,

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch &...

Scale ca. 1:18,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and vegetation. Also shows anchorages, currents, and route... More

Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von denen drey Land-schafften an dem Delaware Fl. In America in Englischer Spr. gedruckt A. 1749.

Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von de...

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. LC Maps of North ... More

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