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Date: 1720 ca.

Description: Map of North America from from the Rio Grande to the Atlantic Ocean, showing boundaries, the colonies, cities, settlements, mines, forts, Native American l...

Date: 1710 ca.

Description: A seminal and fairly accurate map of the Great Lakes Region up to Baffin's Bay in Northern Canada. This is possibly the first printed map to locate Detroit...

Photograph

Samson Occom

Date: 1766 

Description: Portrait of Mohegan minister and preacher Samson Occom, posed sitting with his finger on a Bible on a bookstand, with Indian implements visible on the wall...

Date: 1713 

Description: Map showing the regions explored by Robert de La Salle between 1681 and 1686, as well as the route La Salle, and later Henri Joutel, took, moving north fro...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 45. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1783 

Description: This map is hand-colored and shows the boundaries of British, Spanish, and the newly recognized American claims, as well as the fishing rights granted to F...

Date: 1703 

Description: Map of the Golf of Mexico and surrounding countries from the Great Lakes down to the northern most parts of South America. L'Isle labels cities, towns, and...

Date: 1740 ca.

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of the Iberian peninsula as a theater of war during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). The map is dedicated to Ki...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 58. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1746 

Description: Detailed map of the western hemisphere and part of Africa and Europe. Islands, cities, settlements, rivers, lakes, countries, and regions are marked. Mount...

Date: 1758 ca.

Description: This map of the north-west hemisphere shows the cities, lakes, rivers, mountains, and political borders. In the upper left corner sits a decorative cartouc...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 46. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1759 

Description: Map of North and South America showing regions, colonies, cities and settlements, rivers, lakes, and Native American land. Near the bottom left an inset ma...

Date: 1720 after

Description: Detailed, ornate, and comprehensive map of America from the east coast to present day Texas. Numerous features appear throughout the map, including Native...

Date: 1785 

Description: Map of part of North America engraved and hand-colored (the light brown design is a superposition of the map and cartouche derived from the oxidation of th...

Date: 1720 

Description: Double hemispherical world map showing routes of Tasman, Magellan, Mendana, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Title in oak wreath cartouche. Map between four...

Date: 1719 ca.

Description: This extremely detailed and ornate map shows the cities, Native American land, mountains, lakes, rivers, and European claims of North America. An inset map...

Date: 1718 

Description: This map shows the Mississippi River, with latitude and longitude coordinates, ad covers east to Lake Ontario and south to Illinois. The inset map (the top...

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