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L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States of America

Description: This map shows the eastern half of the United States (the portion to the east of the Mississippi River). Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked on the map (with relief shown pictorially). The names and locations of some Native American Indian tribes are also noted. Prime meridian: London.
Date: 1797
Creator: Neele, Samuel John, 1727-1797
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

An Accurate Map of the United States of America, according to the Treaty of Peace of 1763.

Description: This map shows the United States east of the Mississippi River and surrounding areas. Bodies of water and geographic features are depicted (with relief shown pictorially) and labeled; general regions and states are also labeled although they are not delineated. The upper right corner of this map is missing, including portions of the New England area. Scale ca. [1:6,500,000].
Date: October 18, 1794
Creator: Symonds, H. D. (Henry Delahoy)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle Espagne, Nouveau Méxique, Isles Antilles

Description: This map shows southern North and Central America and the surrounding area. Different regions are outlined and shaded in color, including Mexican states and Central American countries which are outlined in green. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). An inset in the upper right corner is titled, "Isles Açores ou Tercères."
Date: 1791?
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A [1793] map of Kentucky drawn from actual observations by John Filson.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century Kentucky counties, settlements, and roads. Includes text and explanation of symbols. Inset: A plan of the rapids in the River Ohio. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [1:633,600].
Date: November 23, 1793
Creator: Filson, John, ca. 1747-1788
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique ou Indes Occidentales avec les nouvelles découvertes du Capite. Cook, depuis le Détroit de Behrings ou du Nord, dans l'Océan Pacifique du Nord et Sud.

Description: Map shows political divisions for South America, eastern and southern portions of North America; major settlements, areas of Indian habitation. Includes informative notes and text which discuss mention the discoveries of Captain James Cook. Map extends beyond sheet size to show Cerque Polaire Arctique [Alaska]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1792..1804]
Creator: Delamarche, Charles François, 1740-1817.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A General Map of North America drawn from the best surveys.

Description: Map shows major cities and basic features of Greenland, Hudson Bay, eastern coastline of North America, the Caribbean Islands, part of Central America, Mexico, the Pacific coastline of North America, and an early profile of the Alaskan coast. Includes "References to the United States," listing 15 states. Plus signs probably denote atolls in the Caribbean area. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1794
Creator: Russell, John
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North Carolina.

Description: Map shows North Carolina counties, roads, swamps, and towns during the late-eighteenth century. Inset: North Carolina, western parts continued. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1798..1799]
Creator: Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 4-1822
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappe-monde divisée en ses quatre parties.

Description: Map shows six continents and political boundaries. Shows Australia as "N[ouvel]le Holland," and [French] "Louisiane" [territory in North America]. Includes five hemispheric circles explaining gridlines on map. Prime meridian: Paris. Scale not given.
Date: [1799, 1803]
Creator: Hérisson, Eustache. b. 1759
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A map of the Tennassee [sic] Government.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century Tennessee Indian settlement boundaries, military outposts, and river fords. Includes references and descriptive text. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [1:1,393,920].
Date: 1795
Creator: Smith, Daniel, 1748-1818
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A general map of North America drawn from the best surveys.

Description: Map shows major settlements and interior rivers for the fifteen United States, French Louisiana, New Spain, and the West Indies; coastline detail for Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts. Includes "References to the United States," a key to the names of the state. Scale not given.
Date: 1795
Creator: Scoles, John, 1772?-1853.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The peninsula and gulf of Florida, or New Bahama Channel, with the Bahama Islands.

Description: Map shows detail along coast of Florida, the Bahamas, and Cuba; roads, cities and towns, currents, routes of travel, islands, inlets, atolls, and notable physical features. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1794
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World from the best authorities.

Description: Map shows political boundaries and some major cities in six known continents with Australia shown as "New Holland." Zodiak, "ecliptick," and "equinoctial" lines are also depicted. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given. Map is from "A New Geographical, Commercial and Historical Grammar."
Date: 1791
Creator: McIntyre, Archibald
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon .

Description: Map shows the Texas Gulf Coast from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande, and other rivers. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Map appeared in the author's West-India Atlas [1794]. Scale [ca. 1:2,600,000].
Date: 1794
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Western Coast of Louisiana and the Coast of New Leon.

Description: Map shows the Texas Gulf Coast from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande, and other rivers. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Map appeared in the author's West-India Atlas [1794]. Scale not given.
Date: 1794
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chart of the N.W. coast of America and the N.E. coast of Asia, explored in the years 1778 and 1779

Description: Map shows routes of Captain James Cook in 1778 and 1779 during exploration of the northwestern part of North America [present-day Alaska]. Coastlines, settlements, and areas of indigenous population in North America and northeast Asia are noted. Includes historical notes. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:10,137,600].
Date: 1794
Creator: Roberts, Henry
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ohio.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century Ohio roads, Native American settlements, military posts, township grid, river rapids and portage, the "Virginia Donation," "Indian Boundary Line," "Army Lands," and Northwest Indian War battle sites [note on map - "Indians defeated Augt. 20, 1794"]. Includes notes on points of interest. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,110,000].
Date: [1794..1814]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library