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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...
Description: The first printing of the United States Constitution found in the
"Pennsylvania Packet," and "Daily Advertiser."
Description: Plate 58. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: The front page of a letter written to William Preston from Thomas Lewis.
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...
Description: Plate 56. Drawing from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.
Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.
Description: Map of the West Indies and south eastern North America, remarkably detailed, showing cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, mines, plantations, forts, banks, an...
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...
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...
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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