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Date: 1798 ca.

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

Newspaper Article/Clipping

United States Constitution, Front

Date: 1787-09-19 

Description: The first printing of the United States Constitution found in the "Pennsylvania Packet," and "Daily Advertiser."

Date: 1784 

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

Date: 1793-02-01 

Description: Text in the upper right corner reads, "A Map of The Western Part of the Territories belonging to the United States of America. Drawn from the best authorit...

Date: 1779-02-24 

Description: Letter from Colonel George Rogers Clark to Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton demanding unconditional surrender of Fort Vincennes.

Date: 1786 ca.

Description: One half of a four sheet nautical chart, showing the coastlines of the north-west hemisphere. The interior lands are left bare, even of basic features such...

Date: 1761 

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere. Much of the north-west coast of North America is left blank, but the rest of the map lists the names of rivers, citi...

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...

Map or Atlas

L'Amerique

Date: 1746 ca.

Description: A map of the western hemisphere, including parts of western Europe and Africa, showing the division of the Americas by the European powers. Weapons and fol...

Date: 1775-06-19 

Description: The front page of a letter written to William Preston from Thomas Lewis.

Date: 1712 

Description: This drawing, based on an 1897 survey, appeared in the 1899 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, accompanying Publius V. Lawson's arti...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 56. Drawing from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1784 

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

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Drawing

Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

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

Date: 1782 

Description: Map of the West Indies and south eastern North America, remarkably detailed, showing cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, mines, plantations, forts, banks, an...

Date: 1760 

Description: A map of the world in two hemispheres, with the boarders of the continents hand colored. This map contains 14 spherical diagrams of the cosmos, portraying...

Date: 1783 

Description: Letter from Thomas Jefferson to George Rogers Clark suggesting a transcontinental expedition.

Date: 1715 ca.

Description: A map of the countries and islands surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. The hand colored boarders separate the territories of England, France, Spain, and Hollan...

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...

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