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Date: 1740 

Description: From Weigel's Atlas portatilis, oder, Compendieuse Vorstellung der gantzen Welt. Map of Europe.

Date: 1792 ca.

Description: Map of Washington D.C. Labeled on the map are all the main streets, the site of the Capitol and the President's House. The map also shows the relationship...


A Sea Otter

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 43. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1798 ca.

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Egypt. Map title appears on bottom left as a carving in stone next...

Date: 1781-08 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Thomas Lewis to William Preston.

Date: 1780 after

Description: Drawn plan of Ohio River and area to the West.


Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.

Date: 1755 

Description: Hand-colored. Paris: 1755. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].

Date: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

Date: 1780 ca.

Description: Hand-drawn plan for the layout of the town of Clarksville, bordering Mayfield Creek and Liberty Creek. Fort Jefferson is shown between the townsite and the...

Date: 1786 after

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

Date: 1774-08-11 

Description: A letter from James Roberston to William Preston.

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 39. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1780 after

Description: Plan for layout of 150,00 acres which make up Clark's Illinois Grant.

Date: 1778 

Description: This Italian map from 1778 depicts the upper portion of the Old Northwest. Rivers and lakes are identified and relief, real and imagined, is depicted picto...

Date: 1774-07 

Description: Front page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.

Date: 1744 

Description: A map of a plan of 16,500 acres of land.

Date: 1778-08-17 

Description: Document supporting the presentation of a medal presented by Frederick Haldimand, Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the Province of Quebec to Menomi...

Date: 1798 

Description: Uncolored. No scale. One of the earliest maps to show the proposed division of the northwest territory into states.


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...

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