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New map of Chicago.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Chicago parks, public buildings, railroad stations, land ownership, and railroads. Includes population statistics for 1840 through 1855. Cadastral map. Scale [1:14,400].
Date: 1855
Creator: Wm. Hall & Co.
Item Type: Map

Johnson's Delaware and Maryland.

Description: Map shows railroads, roads, canals, counties, and cities. Inset: "District of Columbia" shows street layout, roads, canals, railroads, military facilities, and select buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:975,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map

Sketch of the Gulf of Mexico showing lines of deep sea soundings and profiles of bottom.

Description: Map shows islands and bays along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from just south of the Rio Grande to the tip of Florida, Key West, and the Dry Tortugas; temperature readings east and south of the Mississippi River delta on inset map. Insets: [fifteen profiles of sections of seabottom for the Gulf of Mexico along lines shown on the main map]. Depths shown by soundings and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map

Colton's map of the United States, the Canadas, etc. : showing the railroads, canals & stage roads, with distances from place to place.

Description: Map shows cities, towns, areas of Native American habitation, railroads, canals, roads, state boundaries, and territorial boundaries in the eastern half of the continental United States. Indian Territory, Nebraska Territory Minnesota Territory are also indicated. Insets: "Map of New England and Eastern New York," "Map of the United States, Central America, &c." and "The Isthmus of Panama showing the routes of travel between Chagres & Panama." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,899,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map

Map of the Estate of the late Genl. Pierre Van Cortlandt, Cortlandt Town Westchester County, near Peekskill on the Hudson River : to be sold at auction by Jas. M. Miller & Co. at the mansion on the premises on Wednesday 14th August 1850 at 12 o'clock.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century acreage, tract numbers and dimensions, structures, landowners, roads, water sources, and vegetation; existing and proposed dams in Cortlandt, New York. Insets: "Section of Sprout Brook," and "Section of Peckskill River" [profile diagrams of existing and proposed dam construction]. Relief shown by hachures and by profile on insets. Scale not given.
Date: 1850
Creator: Hart, Henry, civil engineer
Item Type: Map

Post - Kanal - und Eisenbahnkarte der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America.

Description: Map shows cities and towns, existing and proposed railroads, canals, and major roads for the eastern United States, and portions of Texas, "Indian," Nebraska, and "Dacota" territories. Includes: "Erklärung der Zeichen" [Explanation of signs]. Insets: "Umgebung von [environment of] St. Louis," "Umgebung von New York," "Baltimore und Washington," "Washington Dct. Cia.," "Umgebung von Philadelphia," "Umgebung von Boston," "Oregon, California und der Mormonen-staat: Deseret." Inside cover: [German language advertisements for other publications] bei John Weik. Scale not given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Bromme, Traugott, 1802-1866
Item Type: Map

Preliminary coast chart no. 106, Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States.

Description: Map shows outline of Texas coastline from Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay with soundings. Relief shown by soundings and depictions. Includes: "Note," "Light Houses and Beacons," "Light Vessel," "Variations in the Magnetic Needle," "Tides," "Remarks," and "Winds." Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map

North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are shaded in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back, there is a second map showing a portion of British America (present-day Canada) with different territories shaded in color and labeled. This map also has major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.
Date: 1855
Creator: Cornell, S. S. (Sarah S.)
Item Type: Map

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Date: 1855
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Item Type: Map

North America.

Description: This map shows North America including present-day Canada, United States, and portions of Mexico. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is a text box in the lower left corner labeled "Statistics" with information about the geography and population of parts of North America.
Date: 1852
Creator: George Philip & Son
Item Type: Map

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially). In the center of the page, there is a map showing recent discoveries in Antarctica with text regarding the expeditions.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Date: 1852
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Item Type: Map

Colton's Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca 1:8,389,740]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map