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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

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808. [Map of] Virginia . . . Descouvered and Described by Captayn

     John Smith, 1606 [sic].

     1 inch to ca. 15 miles. 25 x 31½. Photoprocessed. In lower

right corner, "Page 41 Smith." Shows King's houses and ordinary

houses, and names. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Virginia, 1606.

809. A Map of the most Inhabited part of Virginia containing the

     whole Province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, [sic]

     New Jersey, and North Carolina. Drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter

     Jefferson in 1775 . . . Publish'd 12th May 1794, by Laurie &

     Whittle.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 31 x 48½. Copy, 4 sections, each 17 x

26. States (colonies) in color. County names, towns, roads, and

physical features. Bears inscription, "To the Right Honourable,

George Dunk, Earl of Halifax, First Lord Commissioner; and to the

Rest of the Right Honourable and Honourable Commissioners, for

Trade and Plantations. This Map is most humbly Inscribed to their

Lordship's, By their Lordships' Most Obedient & most devoted

humble Servt., Thos. Jefferys." Filed as Ref. Coll.: Virginia,

1794.

810. [Map of] Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. By H. S. Tanner 

     . . . (from the American Atlas) . . . Engraved & Published

     by H. S. Tanner, Philadelphia. Entered according to Act of

     Congress, 20th day of Decr. 1820.

    

     1 inch to ca. 18 miles. 22 x 31. Annotated published. Map

includes present State of West Virginia and parts of adjoining

States. Counties in Virginia and West Virginia (in color), roads,

towns, and physical features. Map is annotated to show additional

towns and certain roads in red ink. Filed as RG 77: US 161.

811. Map of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware Exhibiting the Post

     Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads, &c. By David H.

     Burr. (Late Topographer to the Post Office.) . . . Entered

     according to the Act of Congress, July 10th, 1839.

    

     1 inch to 10 miles. 4 sections, each 19 x 25½. Published.

Also shows counties, mileages between post offices, forts,

physical features, and parts of adjoining States. Filed as RG 28:

Burr Atlas, 5.

812. [Map of] Virginia [including West Virginia]. [ca. 1840.]

    

     1 inch to 30 miles. 14 x 18. Published. Counties, major

towns, railroads, canals, and physical features. State shaded

yellow. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Virginia, 1840.

813. Map of the State of Virginia, Containing the Counties,

     Principal Towns, Railroads & All Other Internal

     Improvements. Lithographed & Published by Ritchie &

     Dunnavant . . . 1858.

    

     1 inch to ca. 12 miles. 27 x 38½. Counties shown in color.

Map includes Maryland and Delaware as well as parts of

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Virginia includes

present State of West Virginia. "Internal improvements" include

canals, different types of roads, and railroads completed and in

progress. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Virginia, 1858.

814. A Map of the State of Virginia, Reduced from the Nine Sheet

     Map of the State, in conformity to Law: by Herman Boye.

     1828. Corrected by order of the Executive, by L. v

     Buchholtz. 1859.

    

     1 inch to 10 miles. 32 x 49½. Counties in Virginia (in

color), railroads, canals, towns, mills, mineral deposits,

factories, iron works, academies and colleges, churches, roads

(stage, turnpike, common), ferries, courthouses, "places

remarkable for military incidents," and physical features.

Virginia includes present State of West Virginia. Map also

includes Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania, New

Jersey, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Tables list steamboat

routes, altitudes of mountains, and population (of "whites,

slaves, free blacks") of State in 1790, 1800, 1810, and 1859.

Filed as Ref. Coll.: Virginia, 1859.

815. Map of Virginia, Showing the distribution of its Slave

     Population from the Census of 1860 . . . Washington, June

     13, 1861.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 22 x 30. Includes present state of West

Virginia. Names and boundaries of counties. Counties shaded

according to slave population, with those counties having the

lowest slave populations left unshaded. Tables list additional

population information. Map "Sold for the benefit of the sick and

wounded of the U.S. Army." Note in lower right corner states

"Presented to Lt. Col. Bache, Corps Topogl Engineers, by his

friend & Sert W R Palmer, Augt 31, 1861." Filed as RG 77: G 103.

816. Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia. From Actual

     surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859. Corrected

     and Revised by J. T. Lloyd to 1862, from Surveys made by

     Capt. W. Angelo Powell, of the U.S. Topographical Engineers

     of Gen. Rosencrans' Staff.

    

     1 inch to 10 miles. 31 x 47. Counties in Virginia (in

color), railroads, canals, towns, mills, mineral deposits,

factories, iron works, academies and colleges, churches, roads,

ferries, courthouses, "places remarkable for military incidents,"

and physical features. Virginia includes present State of West

Virginia. Map also includes Maryland, Delaware, and parts of

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Tables

list steamboat routes, altitudes of mountains, and population (of

"whites, slaves, free blacks") of State in 1790, 1800, 1810, and

1859. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Virginia, 1862.

817. A Map of the State of Virginia, Reduced from the Nine Sheet

     Map of the State, in conformity to Law: by Herman Boye.

     1828. Corrected by order of the Executive, by L. v

     Buchholtz. 1859. [Annotated to show geological formations,

     1862.]

     1 inch to 10 miles. 30½ x 47. Annotated photoprocessed.

Geological formations in color, keyed to a list added to the map.

Key also tells what type of road results from the various

geological formations. Letters A, B, C, and D show the general

locations of four coalfields. (Map) "Made for Maj. A. A.

Humphreys, Topgl Engineers, by Tho. S. Ridgway, formerly of the

Geological Survey of Va., March 1862." Map includes present State

of West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania,

New Jersey, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Geological formations

are shown in Virginia, some in West Virginia, and western

Maryland (Garrett County). Also shows counties, railroads,

canals, towns, mills, mineral deposits, roads, churches,

factories, iron works, ferries, courthouses, academies and

colleges, and "places remarkable for military incidents." Tables

list steamboat routes, altitudes of mountains, and population (of

"whites, slaves, free blacks"). Filed as RG 77: G 74.

818. Map of the State of Virginia, Compiled from the best

     authorities, and printed at the Coast Survey Office. A. D.

     Bache, Supdt., 1862. . . . Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs.

    

     1 inch to ca. 14 miles. 26 x 39. Published. Map includes

Maryland, Delaware, and parts of adjoining States. Virginia

includes present State of West Virginia. Railroad lines are shown

in red. Table lists distances between principal eastern cities

via railroad. Also shows towns, roads, canals, railroad stations,

and physical features. Filed as RG 23: Special Civil War Maps,

Folder 3.

819. Map of the State of Virginia, Compiled from the best

     authorities, and printed at the Coast Survey Office. A. D.

     Bache, Supdt., August 1863 . . . Lith. By Chas. G. Krebs.

     1 inch to ca. 14 miles. 26 x 39. Published. Basic

information same as that shown in entry 817. Drainage in blue.

State boundaries shaded red. West Virginia shown as a separate

State. Also a December 1863 edition of this map. Filed as RG 23:

Special Civil War Maps, Folder 3.

820. Gray's New Topographical Map of Virginia and West Virginia,

     By Frank A. Gray. . . . Copyright, 1877, by O. W. Gray &

     Son.

    

     1 inch to 15.78 miles. 18½ x 37. Published. Counties (in

color), towns, railroad lines, and physical features. Small inset

maps of the West Virginia "Pan-handle," southwestern Virginia,

"Environs of Harpers Ferry," "Hampton Roads and the Approaches,"

"Hypsometric Sketch of Virginia and West Virginia," and Norfolk

Harbor. Filed as RG 77: US 373-51.

821. Preliminary Post Route Map of the States of Virginia and

     West Virginia, together with Maryland and Delaware [and

     adjoining states] . . . by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of

     P.O. Dept., 1879 . . . Drawn by C. H. Poole . . . [revised]

     up to date of Aug. 1, 1879.

     1 inch to 8 miles. 4 sections, each 30 x 34. (2 copies of

each of the eastern sections.) Frequency and types of mail

service, mileage between post offices, discontinued post offices,

counties, towns, railroads, and physical features. Post routes

shown in color to illustrate frequency of service. Filed as RG

28: Regional Maps, Folder 4.

822. [Map of the] State of Virginia . . . Compiled [in the U.S.

     Geological Survey] in 1914 in cooperation with the State of

     Virginia.

     1 inch to ca. 8 miles. 29½ x 63. Published. County names and

boundaries, towns and cities, steam and electric railroad lines,

and drainage features. Noted: "Advance sheet. Subject to

corrections." Filed as RG 57: Published State Maps, Virginia,

1914.

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