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Date: 1715 ca.

Description: One of Herman Moll's most famous maps, often referred to as The Codfish Map, it shows rivers and portages, cities, Indian villages, wind directions, routes...

Date: 1770 ca.

Description: Map of North America from the Great Lakes to the northern portion of South America. It shows cities, Native American land, mountains, swamps, lakes, rivers...

Date: 1710 

Description: Map of North America showing the European claims, Native American land and villages, rivers, lakes, cities, and notes on explorers, discoveries, and topogr...

Date: 1780 ca.

Description: This map shows the northern Pacific Ocean with North America and Asia, with cities and geographical features labeled, as well Russian, French and Spanish r...

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: 1746 

Description: This world map from the German mathematician, historian, and geographer Johann Matthias Hase shows the major cities, islands, and the major political divis...

Date: 1735 

Description: A map of the western hemisphere, including parts of western Europe and Africa. Portraits of explorers, such as Jacques Marquette, Louis Joliet, and Robert...

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: 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: 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: 1733 

Description: This map of North America shows settlements, rivers, lakes, Native American land, trade winds, and numerous topographical features such as forests and moun...

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: 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...

Date: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

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: 1786 after

Description: Portrait engraving of Thomas Jefferson, from the painting by M. Brown.

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: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

Date: 1761 ca.

Description: Map covering southern Louisiana from Lake Ponchetrain to the Golf of Mexico and from Woods Bay in the west to the islands just east of Bay St. Louis. It sh...

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...

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