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[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... more

[Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from rowboat]

[Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from r...

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, plate between pp. 246-247. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: ... more

[West Indies: manufacture of sugar]

[West Indies: manufacture of sugar]

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, between pp. 122-123. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDUSTRY FOOD MISC. 1667. This record contains unverifi... more

[West Indies: manufacture of manioc or cassava]

[West Indies: manufacture of manioc or cassava]

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, between pp. 420-421. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDUSTRY SUGAR MISC. 1667. This record contains unverif... 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

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 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

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

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

An accurate map of the West Indies. Drawn from the best authorities, assisted by the most approved modern maps and charts, and regulated by astronomical observations.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Drawn from the best authorities, a...

Scale ca. 1:12,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 57." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1682 Available also t... more

S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts built round it; which I took on the mountain to the west of Crown Point abt. a miles distance.

S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts bu...

Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

Scale ca. 1:800,000. Title from annotation on verso. Mounted on cloth backing, with reinforced edges. Watermarked. Relief shown pictorially. Shows central Pennsylvania and the location of "F. du Quesne" in west... more

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Islands, the Great & Little Antilles with the Leward and Windward Islands & part of the American continent /

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Isl...

Relief shown pictorially. From The General magazine of arts and sciences. 1758. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1722 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A map of Guadeloupe, one of the Caribby Islands in the West Indies subject to France.

A map of Guadeloupe, one of the Caribby Islands in the West Indies sub...

Relief shown pictorially. From London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. March 1759, v. 28. In upper margin: For the London Mag. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2013 Available also through th... more

A Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts of the Spanish dominions to the westward of the Mississipi.

A Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts of the Spa...

Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the present state of Mississippi, southeastern Louisiana, and Mobile Bay. Includes note on navigation and "This line being propo... more

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Islands, the Great & Little Antilles with the Leward and Windward Islands & part of the American continent /

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Isl...

Relief shown pictorially. From The General magazine of arts and sciences. 1763. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1722 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 21 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson'... more

Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the east & Spanish America to the west of the Mississippi.

Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of Briti...

Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows longitude west from London and Ferro. From the London magazine. v. 34, June 1765, p. 276-277. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 724 Available also thro... more

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the ... more

Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

Scale not given. Title from penciled annotation in upper left corner. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Shows the coastal area of Jersey City from "Hobocken"... more

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pensylvania : a plan of the boundary lines between the province of Maryland and the Three Lower Counties on Delaware with part of the parallel of latitude which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania /

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary...

Shows the Mason and Dixon line. Relief shown pictorially. First part of title appears at left margin, second part at right margin. Originally issued on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Scale 1:1,800; 150 ft. to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1659 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

[Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

[Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1696 LC Nautical charts on vellum ; 33 Manuscript, pen-and-ink, green watercolor, and pencil, on vellum. A narrow elongation, 19 x 3 cm., extending fr... more

A view of Pensacola, in West Florida Vue de Pensacola dans le Floride occidentale.

A view of Pensacola, in West Florida Vue de Pensacola dans le Floride ...

Print shows view of Pensacola, Florida, from the bay with ships and boats in the foreground.

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians and that part of the province which is contigious thereto, as settled at the congresses at Pensacola in the years 1765 & 1771.

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scam...

Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Inclu... more

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies with a copius table fully shewing the several possessions of each European Prince & State, as settled by the definitive treaty concluded at Paris Feby. 10th 1763 the clauses of which relative thereto are inserted.

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South ...

Scale ca. 1:11,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes text, chart of possessions, and inset "The supplements to North America containing the countries adjoining Baffins... more

Guillaume Penn traite avec les indiens etablissant la province de Pensilvanie dans l'Amerique septentrionale en 1681 / / Benj West pinxit ; D* sculp.

Guillaume Penn traite avec les indiens etablissant la province de Pens...

Print showing William Penn and settlers trading with Native Americans, with buildings under construction in the background.

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Iberville River, with a view to shew the proper spot for a settlement on the Mifsifsipi /

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Ibe...

Relief shown by contours. Top right margin: Gent. Mag. Feb. 1772. From The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (February, 1772), vol. 42. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1650 Available also thro... more

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Empire and its limits, according to the definitive treaty of peace, in 1763, are accurately described, and the dominions possessed by the Spaniards, the French, & other European States. The whole compiled from all the new surveys, and authentic memoirs that have hitherto appeared.

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Emp...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes historical notes, "Extract of the treaties of peace, proclamations &c. relative to America & the West Indies," "A particular map of Baffin... more

Boston, May 24, 1774. The merchants and traders of this town are requested to meet at the West Chamber in the Town-House, lately improved by the Court of sessions, at four o’clock this afternoon, on matters of general and important concern; part

Boston, May 24, 1774. The merchants and traders of this town are reque...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copi... more

To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies,

To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c....

Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, Bermudas, West Indies, and northern South America. European posse... more

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, N...

Photographic copy.; Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. 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 Prin... more

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a British sailor and three large casks, and two ships in the harbor]

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a Britis...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The West-India atlas; or, A compendious description of the West-Indies: illustrated with 40 correct charts and maps, taken from actual surveys.... / Thomas Jefferys, G... more

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions of this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from London." From Thomas Jefferys' American atlas. 1775. no. 5, 6. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 23 Includes historical notes, ex... more

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications... more

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of Quebec: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in the said province, and frontiers thereof. &c. &c. &c.,

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, ins...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated with names and descriptive notes and letterpress. Watermark: J. Whatman. Shows Indian tribes of western Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchew... more

The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the [Bah]ama I[s]lands.

The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of F...

Scale ca. 1:1,390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." "DG.4." LC copy mounte... more

The West Indies, exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements with the adjacent parts of North & South America, from the best authorities.

The West Indies, exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Dani...

Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1737 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Engraved for Middle... more

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly calle...

Scale ca. 1:430,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Cartographic source note in English and French. Shows county boundaries an... more

The province of New Jersey, divided into east and west, commonly called the Jerseys / engraved & published by Wm. Faden.

The province of New Jersey, divided into east and west, commonly calle...

Print shows a cartouche of a New Jersey scene of trees, a fox, and a farm in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans.... London... more

[Lake Champlain and Lake George, and the country between the Hudson and the lakes on the west, and Connecticut River on the east.

[Lake Champlain and Lake George, and the country between the Hudson an...

Scale ca. 1:640,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Imperfect: Right upper corner i... more

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly calle...

Scale ca. 1:420,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New J... more

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last treaty of peace, concluded at Paris. 10th. Feby. 1763. Wherein are particularly distinguished, the several provinces and colonies, which compose the British Empire,

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from Ferro." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 25 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular ... more

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty's ships sent to protect our trad[...] West Indies

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty'...

Print shows Sir George Brydges Rodney, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing ornate uniform.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His...

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground. Title from item. At head of ti... more

View of Cape Round bearing west distant 3/4 of a mile

View of Cape Round bearing west distant 3/4 of a mile

Print showing a distant view of Cape Round. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This r... more

West Indies, from the best authorities.

West Indies, from the best authorities.

Scale ca. 1:16,000,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows Florida, Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1709 Available also throug... more

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... more

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington...

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Print shows an allegorical scene with a Native couple representing America depicted among the various enterprises of the time, such as fishing, weaving, and lumber production.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the British Empire therein with the limits and boundaries of the United States as also the dominions possessed in that quarter, by the Spaniards, the French & other European states, the whole compiled from the best surveys and authentic memoirs which have appeared to the present year, 1783.

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the ...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. "Publish'd as the Act directs 2. Jan. 1783." Includes historic notes. Insets: A particular map of Baffin and Hudson Bays [ca. 1:18,000,000]--A map of ... more

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with part of the coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the mouth of the River Oronoko. From the latest and best authorities and actual observations.

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Flor...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1713 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with part of the coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the mouth of the River Oronoko.

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Flor...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Second state : Hispaniola is no longer divided into French and Spanish sections and an explanatory note has been deleted. L... more

Bowles's new and accurate map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the extent and boundaries of the United States, the British dominions, and territories possessed in that quarter by the Spaniards, the French, and other European powers. The whole compiled and laid down from the best authorities, regulated and divided according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace signed at Versailles 20th. Jany. 1783.

Bowles's new and accurate map of North America and the West Indies, ex...

Scale ca. 1:5,400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Includes inset "Environs of Baffin's and Hudson's bays being a supplement to the map of North America" and chart ... more

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783 wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... more

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the ...

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies. Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus... more

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick / Miller del. ; Birrell sculp.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick...

Print shows Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal with name plate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, S... more

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water, upon which the army under the command of Lt. General Burgoyne, took post on the 20th Sepr. 1777 (shewing General Frazer's funeral) / Barlow sculp.

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water,...

Print shows a panoramic view of three hills along the west bank of the Hudson River in New York.

To the inhabitants of certain counties lying west of the Laurell Hill, in the State of Pennsylvania. Friends and fellow citizens. You see encamped in the bosom of your district, a numerous and well appointed army, formed of citizens of every des

To the inhabitants of certain counties lying west of the Laurell Hill,...

Title.; Imprint 3.; Evans 27978.; On verso: 02-82-086.34 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; Po... more

A general chart of the West Indies.

A general chart of the West Indies.

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

Naples from the west / J. Drayton.

Naples from the west / J. Drayton.

Bay of Naples in foreground and Mt. Vesuvius in background.