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Thomas Jefferson, 1782, Notes on Virginia Claims in Western Territory
United States Congress, March 1, 1784, Printed Resolution on Western Territory Government; with Notations by Thomas Jefferson

United States Congress, March 1, 1784, Printed Resolution on Western T...

Printed Resolution on Western Territory Government; with Notations by Thomas Jefferson

A map of the Federal Territory from the western boundary of Pennsylvania to the Scioto River

A map of the Federal Territory from the western boundary of Pennsylvan...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. "Longitude west from Philadelphia." LC copy annotated in black ink. Shows lands granted to Army companies and the proposed town of Marietta, Ohio. Includes historic notes and inset "A plan ... more

... An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio. [New York] Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, [1790].

... An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, s...

Caption title: At head of title: Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.; Signed: Fr... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [P... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is o... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [P... more

A bill providing for the sale of land in the Territory of the United States north-west of the River Ohio. [1792?].

A bill providing for the sale of land in the Territory of the United S...

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 218, Folder 13.

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [P... more

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 seat of their government after the year MDCCC /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia ... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC c... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. LC copies accompanied by positive and negat... more

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 seat of their government after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Map no. and price do not appear in upper margin. Includes text and n... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edge... more

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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. In center upper margin: Plate no. 2342. In... more

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 seat of their government after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. In left upper margin: No. 3043 price 30 cen... more

Territory of Columbia.

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 ... more

[Territory of Columbia].

[Territory of Columbia].

Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and... more

Territory of Columbia.

Territory of Columbia.

Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copi... more

... An act extending the privilege of franking to James White, the delegate from the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio; and making provision for this compensation. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act extending the privilege of franking to James White, the del...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the third of November, one thousa... more

Territory of Columbia /

Territory of Columbia /

Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the ... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

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 seat of government after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia, ceded by ...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which th... more

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 seat of their government, after the year 1800 /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "R... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city... more

Plat of the seven ranges of townships being part of the territory of the United States, N.W. of the River Ohio /

Plat of the seven ranges of townships being part of the territory of t...

Covers Columbiana, Carroll, Jefferson, Harrison, Guernsey, Belmont, Noble, Monroe, and Washington Counties. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Three copies. Copy 1 ... more

A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances : the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio /

A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances : the fir...

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Handwritten on slip of paper affixed to map verso: "No. 154, title page of Map of United States deposited by Abm. Bradley junr. as author, Sept. 26th 1... more

Thomas Jefferson, 1803, Notes on Administration of Louisiana Territory
The state of Mississippi and Alabama territory.

The state of Mississippi and Alabama territory.

Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. "Shallus Sc." From: Samuel Lewis atlas, 1817. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Orleans convention. Mr. Magruder, from the committee appointed to frame a memorial to congress, praying the annexation of Florida to this territory, presented the following, which was received, and laid on the clerk's table for further considera

Orleans convention. Mr. Magruder, from the committee appointed to fram...

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 24, Folder 9b.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory depicted differently from other copies (42nd and 49th parallels) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. DCP

A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including also the state of Mississippi, Alabama Territory, East and West Florida, Georgia, South Carolina & part of the Island of Cuba /

A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including als...

Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, ill., and tables of coordinates and other statistical data. Imperfect: Backed... more

To the citizens of the Territory of Arkansas: Fellow citizens: I offer myself to your consideration, to represent you in Congress ... Tho. P. Eskridge. Hempstead Court-House 9th January, 1823.

To the citizens of the Territory of Arkansas: Fellow citizens: I offer...

Positive Photostat.; Campaign.; 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 1, Folder 32.

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27⁰30ʹN, connected with the delta of the Mississippi : annexed to the report of the Board of Internal Improvement dated Febr. 19th, 1829, relating to the canal contemplated to connect the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico and describing the inland navigation parallel to the coast from the Mississippi to the Bay of Espiritu Santo and from St. Mary's Harbour to St. Augustine

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27...

Covers portions of southern states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Bibliography. LC Trails 237 Available also through the Library of ... more

A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the Cherokee Territory in which are delineated all the districts & lots which by an act of the General Assembly were designated the Gold Districts and taken from actual survey /

A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the C...

Covers Marietta region (Ga.) including portions of the present-day Cobb, Fulton, and Cherokee Counties. Original in Surveyor General Department, Office of Secretary of State, Atlanta, Ga. Available also through... more

I, William S. Fulton, Governor of the Territory of Arkansas, do hereby certify, that [blank] was commissioned a [blank] in and for the county of [blank] and Territory of Arkansas, on the [blank] day of [blank] 183 [blank] ; and that full faith a

I, William S. Fulton, Governor of the Territory of Arkansas, do hereby...

Blank form filled in in mss for Bradford C. Fowler dated Feb. 26, 1836 and signed by the governor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text... more

The states of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois and Michigan Territory : from the latest authorities.

The states of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois and Michigan Territory : from t...

Shows parts of adjoining states. Prime meridian: Washington [D.C.]. Colored by county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Signed inside front cover: Millard Fill... more

Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

Relief shown by hachures. From: The Rocky Mountains; or, scenes, incidents, and adventures in the far west; digested from the journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, of the Army of the United States, and illust... more

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mount...

Relief shown by hachures. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil: scale incorrect. Another issue d... more

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mount...

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Label pasted on, signed in black ink: Wash: Hood Capt. Topl. Engrs. LC copy annotated in pencil with extensive notes and revisions. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s... more

To his Excellency James K. Polk, President of the United States: The undersigned, citizens of the first judicial district, composed of the counties of Crawford, Grant and Iowa, in the Territory of Wisconsin, would most respectfully represent to

To his Excellency James K. Polk, President of the United States: The u...

On verso: 56. 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 189, Folder 15.

To the public. The undersigned, inventor of the marble slab coffins, having taken the initiatory steps to secure his rights by letters patent of the United States is now prepared to dispose of rights either by license to build or for territory.

To the public. The undersigned, inventor of the marble slab coffins, h...

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 201, Folder 7.

Constitutional Convention, Topeka, Kansas Territory [Topeka]

Constitutional Convention, Topeka, Kansas Territory [Topeka]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 1, no, 1 (1855 Dec. 15), p. 16.

Reynolds's political map of the United States, designed to exhibit the comparative area of the free and slave states and the territory open to slavery or freedom by the repeal of the Missouri Compromise.

Reynolds's political map of the United States, designed to exhibit the...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes statistics from the 1850 census and ill.

Map of proposed Arizona Territory.

Map of proposed Arizona Territory.

Map of the U.S. Southwest and part of northern Mexico extending from El Paso, Tex., to the Pacific Ocean. Shows proposed and practicable railroad lines. Scale ca. 1:3,280,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copie... more

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

Men on horseback outside a log building. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no. 23 (1857 June 6), p. 356.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi 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 to the ...

Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy... more

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

The Bivouac [on the Plains, Utah Territory]

The Bivouac [on the Plains, Utah Territory]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 3, (1858 April 4), p. 265, top. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' 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...

Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western... more

Part of the Camp at Fort Bridger, Utah Territory.  [Gen. Albert Johnston's Exped.]

Part of the Camp at Fort Bridger, Utah Territory. [Gen. Albert Johnst...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 January 30), p. 72, bottom. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fift...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 311. Each item includes subject's orig... more

Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c. &c. between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans; compiled under the direction of Isaac I. Stevens, Govnr. of Washington Territory.

Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c. &c. betw...

Indicates "practicable railroad lines," and "proposed railroad lines." Summer isotherms are in red, winter isotherms are in blue. Scale 1:7,450,000. From 36th Congress, 1st session House. Ex. doc. no. 56. LC Ra... more

Map of the military dep't of Texas : being a section of the map of the territory of the U.S. from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean /

Map of the military dep't of Texas : being a section of the map of the...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... more

Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory /

Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory /

Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows routes of Captains Stansbury, Fremont, Gunnison, and Beckwith. In lower right margin: Facsimile reproduction by the Graphic Co., New York. Originally folded in m... more

[I.I. Stevens, Representative from Washington Territory, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[I.I. Stevens, Representative from Washington Territory, Thirty-fifth ...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 309. Each item includes subject's orig... more

R.P. Kelley's map of the territory of Arizona /

R.P. Kelley's map of the territory of Arizona /

Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Margaret Jones. Shows parts of lower California and New Mexico. Blue marker outlines Ewell and Mesilla County. "The most elaborate and correct map of Arizona yet compiled." "Ente... more

Free territory for a free people

Free territory for a free people

A proof, printed on paper, for a small campaign badge or banner for 1860 Republican candidates Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. The badge has interesting similarities to "Lincoln and Hamlin" (no. 1860-10), ... more

Kisherer? - the Roman Catholic mission on the left bank of the Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] River, south of the boundary in Washington Territory, 1861

Kisherer? - the Roman Catholic mission on the left bank of the Kootena...

Photograph shows a log building at the Roman Catholic mission near the Kootenai River in Idaho. Title from item, supplemented by annotated inventory. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related... more

Western territory of the present war. Eastern territory of the present war.

Western territory of the present war. Eastern territory of the present...

Scale ca. 1:1,900,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 30.3 Two maps printed on sheet; the western territory map measures 59 x 43 cm. and the eastern territory map measures 59 x 48 cm. Inset: Topographical map of ... more

Map of Russian America or Alaska Territory.

Map of Russian America or Alaska Territory.

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

Kentuckians! The army of the Confederate States, has again entered your territory, under my command ... Kirby Smith, Maj. Gen. C. S. Army [s. l., 1862?].

Kentuckians! The army of the Confederate States, has again entered you...

Title.; C. S. A. 2 cards. 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 22, Folder 38.

Map of Port Angeles, Washington territory.

Map of Port Angeles, Washington territory.

Includes inset of the coast of Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of the United States, showing the territory in possession of the Federal Union, January, 1864.

Map of the United States, showing the territory in possession of the F...

Scale ca. 1:7,400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48 Indicates by color the territories "claimed by the confederates in 1861," "in the military possession of the Confederates in 1861," "reclaimed from rebelli... more

A proclamation by the governor of Nebraska Territory. In accordance with a custom which has been practiced by most of the States and Territories for many years ... I, Alvin Saunders ... do hereby appoint and designate the last Thursday of the pr

A proclamation by the governor of Nebraska Territory. In accordance wi...

0403C 22 13 N. 43.; Rec. R. B. Dec. 1 1943.; On verso: 0403C22 13 N 43. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... more

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