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A new map of North America, with the West India Islands : Divided according to the preliminary articles of peace, signed at Versailles, 20, Jan. 1783. Wherein are particularly distinguished the United States and the several provinces, governments & ca. which compose the British dominions; Laid down according to the latest surveys and corrected from the original materials, of Goverr. Pownall, Membr. of Parliamt. 1783 [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows the geography, some settlements, and some Native American habitation in late eighteenth century North America. Includes historical notes, text, and inset: "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000].
Date: 1794
Creator: Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of North America, with the West India Islands : Divided according to the preliminary articles of peace, signed at Versailles, 20, Jan. 1783. Wherein are particularly distinguished the United States and the several provinces, governments & ca. which compose the British dominions; Laid down according to the latest surveys and corrected from the original materials, of Goverr. Pownall, Membr. of Parliamt. 1783 [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows the geography, some settlements, and some Native American habitation in late eighteenth century Central America. Includes historical notes, text, and inset: "The passage by land to California, discover'd by Father Eusebius Francis Kino, a Jesuit; between the years 1698 and 1701, before which, and for a considerable time since California has always been described in all charts & maps as an island." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000].
Date: 1794
Creator: Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
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

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 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

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

Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, MDCCXCII.

Description: Map shows "Isle de Californie" however dividing sea appears to be oblilterated by engraver and coloration; political divisions, major cities, and notable physical features for northeastern, eastern, southern, and southwestern portions of North America, Central America, and the West Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:18,500,000].
Date: 1792
Creator: Elwe, Jan Barend
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

De Golf van Mexico de eilanden en het omleggende land : zaamengesteld en op nieuw gecorrigeerd volgens de beste waarnemingen.

Description: Map shows routes into the Caribbean area and the Gulf of Mexico; the Bahamas, Cuba, and other islands of the West Indies, the northern coast of South America, lower Mexico, both coasts of Guatimala, the Gulf coast, and the Florida peninsula. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:13,800,000].
Date: 1792
Creator: Elwe, Jan Barend
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

De Golf van Mexico de eilanden en het omleggende land: zaamengesteld en op nieuw gecorrigeerd volgens de beste waarnemingen.

Description: Map shows routes into the Caribbean area and the Gulf of Mexico; the Bahamas, Cuba, and other islands of the West Indies, the northern coast of South America, lower Mexico, both coasts of Guatimala, the Gulf coast, and the Florida peninsula. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:13,800,000].
Date: 1792
Creator: Elwe, Jan Barend
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappemonde à l'usage de l'instr[ucti]on.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century geographical outlines, political boundaries, and major cities in six continents including "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia], sea routes traveled by Captain James Cook, and areas of indigenous populations. Includes text: "Avertissement: On a ajouté à cette mappemonde les nouvelles découvertes faites par le Capitaine Cook dans ses trois differens voyages ...Avec Privilège d'Auteur Année 1792." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1792
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the Western Hemisphere]

Description: Map shows major cities for North and South America, major islands in the Caribbean area, the Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand, and in the South Atlantic Ocean; the Kamchatka peninsula. Includes text notes and expeditionary routes of Capt. Cook with dates of travel and discoveries. Relief shown pictorially and by spot heights. Scale not determined.
Date: [1791..1811]
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

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 outlined in green. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked. Inset: "Isles Açores ou Tercères." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not noted.
Date: 1791?
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766
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

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

Streights of Magellan: from the latest authorities.

Description: Map shows detailed view of the narrow Strait of Magellan between the coasts of "Terra del Fuego" and "Patagonum Regio." Inset: [Map of southern tip of South America]. Includes notes. Relief is shown pictorially and by descriptive statement. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1790
Creator: Kincaid, Alexander, 1710 or 11 to 1777
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library