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Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale /

Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale ...

Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The Mississippi /

The Mississippi /

Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi Ri... more

Carte de la rivière de Mississipi : sur les mémoires de Mr. Le Sueur qui en a pris avec la boussole tous les tours et detours depuis la mer jusqu'à la rivière St. Pierre, et a pris la hauteur du pole en plusieurs endroits /

Carte de la rivière de Mississipi : sur les mémoires de Mr. Le Sueur q...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows cities and towns and features in the region along the Mississippi River. In lower right corner: Archives du Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marin... more

Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se dechargent dans le grand fleuve de Missisipi [sic] ... ; Carte que les Gnacsitares : ont dessine sur des paux de cerfs ...

Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se dechargent ...

Map 1 covers area of Minnesota River, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Mississippi River south to Saint Louis. Map 2 covers the area west of the Minnesota River. Both maps drawn within same neat lines, divided... more

A new map of the country of Louisiana and of ye river Missisipi in North America : discou'd by Mons. de la Salle in ye years 1681 and 1686 as allso of several other rivers before unknown and falling into ye Bay of St. Lewis

A new map of the country of Louisiana and of ye river Missisipi in Nor...

Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations, including an Illustrated cartouche and a view of Niagara Falls, and an index. LC copy mounted on cloth. Phillips, A list of maps of America, p. 367 Available al... more

Carte du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis dix lieues audessus de la Nouvelle Orleans jusqu'à son embouchure ou sont marquées les habitations formées, et les terrains concedez [i.e. concédés], auxquels on n'a pas travaille.

Carte du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis dix lieues audessus de la No...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows the lower Mississippi River from the vicinity of New Orleans to its mouth, east portion of lake Pontchartrain, and estuaries. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map in 2 sections mounte... more

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituated at ye entrance of Cartagena Harbour or Boca-Chica with ye parts adjacent and also of the attacks made against the said forts /

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituat...

In lower margin: To his grace Iohn Duke of Montagu, this plan is most humbly dedicated by his graces, most dutifull & most obedient servant, Iohn Thomas. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and waterco... more

Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauvage jusqu'au dessous du Detour aux Angloix, des lacs Pontchartrain & Maurepas & des rivières & bayouc qui y aboutissent /

Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauv...

Shows the Mississippi River in the vicinity of New Orleans from Colapissas to English Turn, lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, location of Native American settlements, fortifications, and natural features. Pen-a... more

Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline.

Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, ...

Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Title on verso: "Cours de l'Ohyo." Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area from the Great Lakes to South Carolina and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Sho... more

L'Amérique septentrionale,

L'Amérique septentrionale,

Scale ca. 1:12,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Mississippi River to be the eastern boundary of Louisiana. From the author's Atlas nouveau, [1761?], v. 9, no. 34. Lowery 433 LC Maps of... more

Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Rio de la Empalizada hasta Cavo de Clara. Por las latitudes y longitudes de Dn. Bartolome de Rosa.

Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Rio de la Empalizada ...

Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Title on verso: Florida & Cuba, 140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Ferro. Shows Cuba, Bahama Islands, northern Yucatan Peninsula, ... more

Embouchures du fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi. 1763.

Embouchures du fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi. 1763.

Scale ca. 1:13,200. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 44." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 776 Available al... more

Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Mic...

Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more

Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamente correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Real Armada en el año de 1769.

Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi ...

Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolors, and pencil. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Apalachee Bay, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-His... more

Map of the Mississippi River from the mouth of Yazoo River to the southern part of Louisiana

Map of the Mississippi River from the mouth of Yazoo River to the sout...

Scale 1:126,720; 2 English miles to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Upper right corner missing. "The latitudes of the entrance of the river Yazou, Na... more

Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilot boat St. Louis which has be seized and carried off by her crew] [Signed] Anthony Marmajou. Philadelphia 16th July 1778. Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, in Market-stree

Five hundred pounds reward. [For the capture of the Viginia built pilo...

Positive Photostat.; Printed in French and English.; Title.; Evans 15877. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more

Carte generale des États Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, avec les limites de chacun des dits Etats, convenus par le traité provisional du mois de novembre 1782.

Carte generale des États Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, avec les l...

Scale ca. 1:3,330,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area east of the Mississippi River from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Shows states, towns and cities, forts, Indian villages and trib... more

Dédiée a Monsieur Coustard de Massi, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de St. Louis, Lieutenant de Nosseigneurs les Maréchaux de France. Vue perspective du nouveau batiment de l'hopital des enfants trouvés de cette ville avec la demonstration de l'aerostat élevé dans le jardin de cette maison le 14 juin 1784.

Dédiée a Monsieur Coustard de Massi, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Mil...

Print shows "Le Suffren," the balloon of Anne-Pierre Coustard de Massy and R.P. Mouchet, ascending from Nantes, France. (Source: Le Temps des Ballons, www.perso.wanadoo.fr.)

Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zonds. y baxos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendo por los pilos. de la Armada, el año 1769.

Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi ...

Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: IV; and, left half of fleur-de-lis (?). Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso prior to mounting on cloth backing: 69. Sh... more

Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zondas y bajos, nuebamente corregidos y enmendado por los pilotos de la Armada, el año de 1769.

Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi ...

Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Order number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 321214/23. Printed label describing the map mounted on v... more

Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Rl. Armada en el año de 1769.

Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi ...

Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Watermarks: IV, fleur-de-lis, and other unidentifiable watermark. Dep... more

North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific, between the 35th and 60th parallers of latitude

North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific, between the 3...

Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See also: Geographical review, vol. 1, p. 330, May 1916. LC Annual report, 1925, p. 86. See also: Wheat. Mapping the trans... more

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor, "unrequivocally in favor of the President's policy proclamation, arming of negroes, and all." and the next morning the Missouri Democrat joyfully declared that "St. Louis is

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor...

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 71, Folder 23.

St. Louis Mo. St. Louis, C. Witter [18--?].

St. Louis Mo. St. Louis, C. Witter [18--?].

Panoramic view of St. Louis from the river, with other illustrations bordering a blank center area. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full tex... more

... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on Wednesday last, and the senate yesterday. [Regarding the free navigation of the Mississippi River]. Frankfort, November 25, 1803.

... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on We...

Guardian of Freedom extra Frankfort November 25, 1803.; Transportation.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Print... more

[Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Missouri, White, and Arkansas rivers, and part of the Red River].

[Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Missouri, Wh...

Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Includes 7 "Indian boundary lines." In lower left corner in pencil: 91. On verso: Transferred from Interior Department, Office of Indian Affairs. Jan. ... more

[Plan of Baton Rouge and adjoining properties on the Mississippi River].

[Plan of Baton Rouge and adjoining properties on the Mississippi River...

Cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil; unfinished. Oriented with north toward the left. Watermarks: J Whatman 1803 and fleur-de-lis in a shiel... more

[Four plats on the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge 1805].

[Four plats on the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge 1805].

Relief shown by hachures on some sheets. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente Sebastián Pinta... more

[Cadastral map of an area along the Mississippi River from the United States-Spanish border south to McIntosh Island] /

[Cadastral map of an area along the Mississippi River from the United ...

Shows area in West Feliciana Parish. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermarks: Henry Aine and shell. From the papers of Vicente Seb... more

[Cadastral map of a portion of Feliciana District, Spanish West Florida, between the Mississippi River and the Comite River].

[Cadastral map of a portion of Feliciana District, Spanish West Florid...

Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink. Watermarks: L Munn 1804 and fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over the letters GR. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in:... more

[Map of area from Rio Iberville to Thompson's Creek along the Mississippi River, Spanish West Florida, Districts of Manchac, Baton Rouge, and Feliciana].

[Map of area from Rio Iberville to Thompson's Creek along the Mississi...

Cadastral map. Some unclaimed lots also shown. Relief shown by hachures. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Watermarks: J Whatman 1803, D & C Blauw, and letters D C B... more

Subpoena served on Thomas Jefferson to testify at Aaron Burr's trial for treason, 13 June 1807

Subpoena served on Thomas Jefferson to testify at Aaron Burr's trial f...

Reproduction number: A19 (color slide) Although relationships between presidents and their vice-presidents have often been strained or at best perfunctory, the situation between Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) and... more

America /

America /

Relief shown pictorially. Shows major cities, political divisions, physical features, and areas of Indian habitation; Mississippi River as boundary between [French] Louisiana and the United States; Greenland, i... more

Plan of the mouth of the Mississipi to explain the direction of the thelegraphies lines from Balize to Plaquemines & for other puposes : No. 4, report of the 1st June 1813 /

Plan of the mouth of the Mississipi to explain the direction of the th...

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 462" and hand-written title of "No. 4 Missipi from Balise to Plaquemines telegraphik line" on ... more

[View of the battle near Chalmettes plantation, Jan. 8, 1815]

[View of the battle near Chalmettes plantation, Jan. 8, 1815]

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the battlefield printed above a key identifying the essential features, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. This print is the key to il... more

Tivoli. Le dimanche 22 aout, 1824, grand fete extraordinaire a l'occasion de la Saint-Louis. Ascension en balon, par M. Margat ...

Tivoli. Le dimanche 22 aout, 1824, grand fete extraordinaire a l'occas...

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Jean Margat, August 22, 1824, Tivoli, Paris, at a festival on the occasion of St. Louis Day. Text indicates Margat will stand on an oblong platform below a ... more

St. Louis skating rink waltz

St. Louis skating rink waltz

LOT subdivision subject: Sports Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Published by Compton & Doan. Lithograph by Studley & Co. Date not recorded on caption card or item. Date bas... more

Georgia, from the latest authorities

Georgia, from the latest authorities

Covers the southeast United States from northern Georgia south to northern Florida and west to the Mississippi River. Shows general locations of Native American tribes. Relief shown pictorially. In lower margin... more

Manuscript map, probably made by a French voyageur, of Indian lands of Wisconsin, when part of Michigan Territory, annotated by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, ca. 1831

Manuscript map, probably made by a French voyageur, of Indian lands of...

Reproduction number: A120 (color slide); LC-MSS-39115-7 (B&W negative) This map of Wisconsin river valleys, probably made by a French voyageur, was carried by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), the author, eth... more

Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country in 1832 to the source of the Mississippi /

Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country ...

Relief shown by hachures. Bar scale incorrect. Note in manuscript ink on paper affixed to verso: "To accompany the claim of H.R. Schoolcraft. The country coloured green lies west & north of the [Michigan superi... more

A map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Mississippi River to the forty sixth degree of north latitude from personal observation made in the autumn of 1835 and recent authentic documents /

A map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Mi...

Accompanied by: Geological report of an examination made in 1834 of the elevated country between the Missouri and Red rivers / by G.W. Featherstonhaugh. Washington : Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1835. (97 p., [... more

Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi.

Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. ...

Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000]. LC Railroad maps, 73 Description derived from published bibliography. Available a... more

Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Road with other rail roads executed or in progress throughout the United States.

Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Road with ot...

Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:4,900,000. LC Railroad maps, 334 Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ras... more

All the West going for Matty

All the West going for Matty

A Whig cartoon spoofing Democratic claims of Western support for Van Buren during the election of 1840. Pursued by animals from the "Alleghany Mountains" and the Mississippi River, including among others a buf... more

Lawless burning of men by the many

Lawless burning of men by the many

Print shows a Black man named McIntosh, who had stabbed an officer that had arrested him, tied to a tree and being burned, St. Louis, Mo., April 28, 1896; and text. Illus. in: Anti-Slavery Almanac, 1840, p. 23.... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with p...

Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

Notice. The undersigned, having chartered the steam-boat Eagle for the purpose of accommodating all the citizens of Alton and the vicinity, who may wish to see the murderers hung at St. Louis, on the 9th day of  July next, would inform the publi

Notice. The undersigned, having chartered the steam-boat Eagle for the...

Title.; Pinckard, P. M.; Imprint 2. 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 17, Folder 5.

$500 reward!! Whereas the clerk's office of the steamboat Patrick Henry, on her late voyage from Louisville to St. Louis, was broken open, and two packages stolen, containing $4,900 ... This is therefore to offer the above reward o

$500 reward!! Whereas the clerk's office of the steamboat Patrick Henr...

Reward.; Imprint 2. 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 17, Folder 16.

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, the 30th of Sepember, five Negro slaves

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, th...

Reward offered by Wm. Russell for apprehension of the slaves, St. Louis, 1 Oct. 1847. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI;... more

Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, together with the other principal lines in the eastern, middle & western states; prepared under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, Ch. Engr. B. & O. R.R.

Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, toget...

Map covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River. Scale 1:2,471,040. LC Railroad maps, 74 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Libr... more

Map of the District North of Red River & North Western District, La

Map of the District North of Red River & North Western District, La

"July 31st, 1843." Shows the area enclosed by the Mississippi River, the Red River, and the northern border of Louisiana. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Xavier Donald MacLeod, half-length portrait, nearly facing front, with mustache and spectacles]

[Xavier Donald MacLeod, half-length portrait, nearly facing front, wit...

Author, teacher, editor of the St. Louis Leader. Alternative identification: McLoud. Scratched on back of plate: Mc-Loud. Written in ink on back of plate: 434. Identification from engraving by Capewell & Kimmel... more

Bloomington, Iowa / painted and litho. by J.C. Wild.

Bloomington, Iowa / painted and litho. by J.C. Wild.

Print shows five men with two horses in a flatboat, a man in a rowboat, small sailboats, and steamboats, one named "Iowa Falcon", on the Mississippi River passing Muscatine, Iowa, with a view of the city showin... more

A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing the railroads, canals & stage roads with the distances,

A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing t...

A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River. Indicates drainage, state boundaries and shows many cities... more

Map and view of St. Louis, Mo.

Map and view of St. Louis, Mo.

Includes illus. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 438 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

Republican extra--- St. Louis, March 5, 5. P. M. President Taylor's inaugural address. Washington, Monday, March 5, 1839 [i. e. 1849] [St. Louis, 1849].

Republican extra--- St. Louis, March 5, 5. P. M. President Taylor's in...

0675 E 7 D 45.; $15.00.; On verso: 06755, .7245. 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 ... more

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their distances from Chicago.

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West ...

Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network. Scale ca. 1:2,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 115 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Illinois... more

Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns of the Eastern, Middle and Western States with the principal existing and proposed lines of communication.

Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns o...

Shows the United States between Maine and Virginia, west ot the Mississippi River. Indicates railroads and canals. Scale 1:3,706,560. LC Railroad maps, 78 Description derived from published bibliography. Availa... more

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Broadsheet advertisement for the Laflin Powder Company, Saugerties, New York, manufacturers of gunpowder, with "Offices [at] 29 Water St. cor. of Olive St. St. Louis Mo. and 79 South Water St. Chicago, Ill." sh... more

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Lo...

"The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possession of the Mercantile Library Association

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possess...

Print shows a side paddle wheel steamer named the "St. Louis" headed up the Mississippi River under steam, with a view of the Saint Louis waterfront in the background. Title from item. Based on an original oil ... more

U.S. Reports: Walsh et al. v. Rogers et al., 54 U.S. (13 How.) 283 (1852)

U.S. Reports: Walsh et al. v. Rogers et al., 54 U.S. (13 How.) 283 (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 54; Howard Volume 13; December Term, 1851; John Walsh, Edward Walsh, and Dickinson B. Morehead, owners of the Steamboat Iowa, Appellants, v. Patrick Rogers, Thomas Sherlock, Joh... more

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast wor...

Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of... more

U.S. Reports: The Heirs of Don Carlos de Vilemont v. The United States, 54 U.S. (13 How.) 261 (1852)

U.S. Reports: The Heirs of Don Carlos de Vilemont v. The United States...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 54; Howard Volume 13; December Term, 1851; The Heirs of Don Carlos de Vilemont, Appellants, v. The United States

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Moore, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 209 (1852)

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Moore, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 209 (1852)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 53; Howard Volume 12; December Term, 1851; The United States, Appellants, v. Michael Moore

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary ...

Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only t... more

Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

Outline map of the United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and names of states, with state population figures. Western states show topography by hachures. Some major rail lines are shown... more

Battle of Hermannstadt / sketched by Capt. Ed. Scheifele ; drawn on stone & lith by Schaerff & Bro. 71 Market Str. St. Louis.

Battle of Hermannstadt / sketched by Capt. Ed. Scheifele ; drawn on st...

Print showing a battle scene with Russian, Austrian, and Hungarian troops standing in formation, shooting at each other across an open field. Title from item. Caption continues: Where the Hungarians (March 11th... more

Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport & Northern Indiana Railroad showing its connections and the through route from St. Louis to New York of which this road forms a part; Logansport, Indiana May 1st 1854; L. S. Nash, Chief Engineer.

Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport ...

Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name cha... more

H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and connections of the North East & South West Alabama Rail Road, by E. D. Sanford, Civil Engineer.

H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and conne...

Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches ...

Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. LC Railroad maps... more

From the valley of Green River to the Great Salt Lake.

From the valley of Green River to the Great Salt Lake.

Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 1. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pa... more

From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains.

From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains.

Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy missing data on left side of map. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad ... more

From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean.

From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean.

Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 4. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pa... more

Reconnaissance and survey of a railway route from Mississippi River, near 35th parallel north lat., Pacific Ocean.

Reconnaissance and survey of a railway route from Mississippi River, n...

"Map no. 2." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report...

Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Se... more

Great Kansas meeting at St. Louis, Missouri / [from a photograph by Fitzgibbons].

Great Kansas meeting at St. Louis, Missouri / [from a photograph by Fi...

Crowd at public meeting on question of slavery in Kansas in front of the courthouse, St. Louis, Missouri. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 40 (1856 Sept. 13), p. 209.

View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

Indicates railroads in the Great Lakes region, south to the Ohio River, and from New York State to the Mississippi River. Shows proposed railroads as far west as the Missouri River. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000]. LC ... more

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes, Evansville, Louisville & Madison, via Cincinnati and Ohio and Mississippi railroad ... St. Louis 1857.

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes,...

Transportation. 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 86, Folder 4.

Great western & south-western mail route to Cleveland Pittsburg, Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville, Terre Haute, Lafayette, St. Louis and all points south and west The following lines and magnificent low pressure steamers form a nig

Great western & south-western mail route to Cleveland Pittsburg, Colum...

Transportation. 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 122, Folder 15.

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the Pennsylvania Central railroad, the only road running west from Pittsburgh. Chicago St. Louis and Cincinnati ... Shortest, quickest and most reliable route ... New York. Booth

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the...

Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 22... more

Composite of eight illustrations showing skyline view of St. Louis, Missouri, portraits of William H. Clement and P.W. Strader, train crossing the prairies, southern Illinois, tunnel on the Whitewater, and bridge over the Wabash at Vincennes, Indiana

Composite of eight illustrations showing skyline view of St. Louis, Mi...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1857 July 4), p. 429. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

170 miles saved to Northern Iowa and St. Paul! Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac railroad and Milwaukee & Mississippi railroad line! from Chicago & Milwaukee to Pr'ie du Chien, Wis. on the upper Mississippi River running through in 10 hours with

170 miles saved to Northern Iowa and St. Paul! Chicago, St. Paul and F...

Transportation.; Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac r. R.; Milwaukee & Mississippi railroad. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGM... more

Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connections with Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, William Mahone, Chief Engineer, F. Bourquin & Co., Philada.

Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connection...

Map of the eastern United States between the Chesapeake Bay and the Mississippi River. Shows drainage, place names and the railroad network. Chartered March 17, 1851. Line completed in 1858. consolidated in Apr... more

Transatlantic sketches--the Mississippi River

Transatlantic sketches--the Mississippi River

Wood engravings showing three views of the Mississippi River, captioned: 1. Down the lower Mississippi--from the Baton Rouge; 2. Voyageurs ascending the lower Mississippi; 3. Woodchopper's hut, lower Mississippi.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River t...

Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis... more

Norman's chart of the lower Mississippi River,

Norman's chart of the lower Mississippi River,

Scale ca. 1:140,000. Alternate title: From Natchez to New Orleans. Hand colored. Cadastral map showing landowners. LC copy 2 imperfect: Pieces missing primarily along outside margin and discolored. Shows planta... more

De Soto's party descending the Mississippi after his death / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

De Soto's party descending the Mississippi after his death / J.W. Orr,...

Indians in canoes shooting arrows at Spaniards. Illus. in: The Life, travels and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto, Discoverer of the Mississippi / Lambert A. Wilmer. Philadelphia : J.T. Lloyd, 1858, p. 499. Refe... more

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