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[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick Co...

Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753,... more

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of April next, at the House of Abraham Post, Tavern Keeper, at Sagerties. Six thousand acres of land. Situate to the north of, and adjoining the line between the counties of Albany

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of Ap...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans/.; On verso: 1768, Advertisement for the Sale of Sword's Land. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. ... more

A Plan of London on the Same Scale as that of Paris : In order to as certair the Difference of the Extent of these two Rivals, the Abbe de la Grives Plan of Paris, & that of London by J. Rocque have been divided into equal Squares where London Contains 39, and Paris but 29, So that the Superficie of London is to that of Paris as 39 to 29 or as 5455 Acres to 4028, there are exceeds Paris, bx 1472 Acves, the farmer being a 1/2 square Miles & Pais only 6 1/3 by J. Rocque Chorographe to his Maesty = Plan de Londres &C. Sur la même Echelle que Celui de Paris : afin de constater la Difference en Grandeur de ces deux Rivals on a devise Le Plan de Paris par Mr. l'Abbe de la Grivem, et, celui de Londres par J. Rocque, par desquarré dona Londres en Continent 39 & Paris 29 Chaquequarre etant de 168440 Toesas en & superficie, ce qui donne 7339 Arpens pour la sourface de, Londres, et 5416 pour celle de Paris les surplus pour Londres et done de 1923 Arpens Por J. Rocke Chorographe de Botannique ; R. Parr Sculp [mapa]
[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military service... more

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun...

Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-... more

A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South-Carolina at a congress held in May, A.D. 1777; containing about 1,697,700 acres.

A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South...

Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

Plan of a tract of land (marked in the General Plan no. 7), containing in the whole 5000 acres, & divided into 20 plantations of 250 acres each, situate on a left hand branch of Elk River, & on the head waters of Salt Lick Creek, in Harrison County, State of Virginia

Plan of a tract of land (marked in the General Plan no. 7), containing...

Covers part of Harrison County (W.Va.) "Survey'd for Sam'l Young, Ase'e of William Jones, 5000 Acres of Land, in Harrison County, on a Land Office Treasury Warrant, no. 20,98, dated the 20th Day of October 1783... more

For sale. The quantity of 389,565 acres of farm lands, in sixty adjoining and adjacent tracts, fit for wheat, rye and other grain, cattle, tobacco and cotton. These lands (except one tract) are situated in the county of Rutherford, District of M

For sale. The quantity of 389,565 acres of farm lands, in sixty adjoin...

North Carolina- lands for sale.; On verso: 09-83-443.20. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Po... more

Plan of 59 different tracts of land (of 1000 acres each) containing in the whole 59,000 acres : situate on different waters of south Edisto River, except seven tracts (or 7000 acres) are lying on the waters of north Edisto River in the District of Orangeburgh, State of South Carolina

Plan of 59 different tracts of land (of 1000 acres each) containing in...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2007-36

Form on an application and certificates for taking up lands in the old purchases, and east of the Allegheny river. James Dunlap. of the township of Derry, in the county of York, applies for three hundred acres of land, situate in said township a

Form on an application and certificates for taking up lands in the old...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 151, Folder 17a.

A copy of ... the fourth and fifth ranges of townships in the Kennebec Million Acres /

A copy of ... the fourth and fifth ranges of townships in the Kennebec...

Covers a portion of the Kennebec River region of Maine that is centered on the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Available also th... more

A sketch of the north part of the Kennebec Million Acres.

A sketch of the north part of the Kennebec Million Acres.

Partial cadastral map showing timber lots and lot acreages. Covers a portion of the Kennebec River region of Maine that is centered on the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers. Date and authorship from a ... more

A sketch of the northern part of the "Million Acres" on the Kennebec River with certain timber lots laid down theron, and coloured, which have been applied for : the number of acres in each lot has not been measur'd, but the quantity estimated by appraisers.

A sketch of the northern part of the "Million Acres" on the Kennebec R...

Partial cadastral map showing timber lots (tinted yellow), lot numbers, and lot acreages. Covers a portion of the Kennebec River region of Maine that is centered on the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead River... more

Map of Wayne County, Michigan : exhibiting the names of the original purchases and the number of acres in each tract exception regular subdivisions of perfect sections which contain 40, 80, 130, 180, 200, 240, 280, & c acres as the case may be /

Map of Wayne County, Michigan : exhibiting the names of the original p...

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the Clerk's Office of the United States Court for the District of Michigan at Detroit this day of January 1855 by John Farmer of said district as author and proprietor."... more

Map of Hamilton County, Ohio : exhibiting th various divisions and sub divisions of land with the name of the owners & number of acres in each tract together with the roads, canals, streams, towns &c. throughout the county /

Map of Hamilton County, Ohio : exhibiting th various divisions and sub...

LC Land ownership maps, 633 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes property tax statistical table, insets of Madisonville, Harrison, Sharon, Storrs Township, Mill Cr... more

Map of Floyd County, Indiana : showing the townships sections divisions and farm lands with the owners' names and number of acres, together with roads, rivers, creeks, railroads, &c &c. /

Map of Floyd County, Indiana : showing the townships sections division...

"Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1859 by P. O'Beinre in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." LC Land ownership maps, 144 Incl... more

Survey of the President, Porcupine, and Redfield Petroleum Co.'s lands : containing in all 8,400 acres situate in President and Pinegrove townships, Venango County, Pennsylvania /

Survey of the President, Porcupine, and Redfield Petroleum Co.'s lands...

Hand col. to distinguish the land tracts owned by the 3 oil companies. Also shows oil wells (1 of which is dated "Sep't 1st 1864"), warranty tract numbers, names of landowners of adjacent tracts, and proposed r... more

Map of Dr. Dellinger's mill property with 153 acres of land showing proposed changes of public roads, bridge site &c. /

Map of Dr. Dellinger's mill property with 153 acres of land showing pr...

Shows property in Augusta County, Virginia, near Middle River and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H312 Available also through... more

A topographical map of the Elizabeth Furnace iron property, Augusta Co., Va., containing about 6250 acres, Aug. 1867.

A topographical map of the Elizabeth Furnace iron property, Augusta Co...

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H237 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: ... more

Map of Gauly Farm, 1722 acres.

Map of Gauly Farm, 1722 acres.

Shows the farm near the mouth of New River, at Gauley, Fayette County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H321 Available also... more

Map of 360 acres of land, lying in Bath County, Va., the property of W. Ramsey, Esq'r.

Map of 360 acres of land, lying in Bath County, Va., the property of W...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H313 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset of map entitled: Map showing the location ... more

Sketch map showing location of 5,007 acres of Elkhorn Fork, W. Va. coal & timber lands.

Sketch map showing location of 5,007 acres of Elkhorn Fork, W. Va. coa...

Shows property in McDowell County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H323 Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R. R. Co. at 6 per ct interest and low prices ... Buffalo. N. Y. Commercial advertiser printing house [1872].

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit...

Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 134, Folder 13.

A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Virginia embracing 14,307 acres in Kanawha and Boone counties, West Virginia /

A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Vir...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Oriented with north to bottom. On verso obscured by mounting: Cabin Creek coal [sic] maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civ... more

Map of the "Slaughter's Creek" coal & timber lands, 2,907 acres, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S. America /

Map of the "Slaughter's Creek" coal & timber lands, 2,907 acres, Kanaw...

Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) with a pasted correction square in lower right corner, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H263 Available also through the Library of Co... more

Proposed site for World's Fair in 1883 : between 110th and 125th Streets, Morning Side and River Side Parks, N.Y. Area 300 acres.

Proposed site for World's Fair in 1883 : between 110th and 125th Stree...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of "Big Hill" iron lands, 592 1/2 acres, Botetourt Co., Virginia /

Map of "Big Hill" iron lands, 592 1/2 acres, Botetourt Co., Virginia /

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over an ink grid on lined paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H232 In pencil on verso: 340. Available also through the Library of Congress web ... more

Topographic map of the Vesuvius Furnace Iron Estate, Rockbridge Co., Va., 8,000 acres /

Topographic map of the Vesuvius Furnace Iron Estate, Rockbridge Co., V...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In ink in upper right corner: IV. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H249 Includes inset of "Geological secti... more

Map of Floyd County, Indiana : showing townships, ranges, sections & farm lines with the owners names and number of acres /

Map of Floyd County, Indiana : showing townships, ranges, sections & f...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes note, township information, and advertisements. LC Land ownership maps, 145 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

"Kennedy" iron lands, 4,500 acres : /

"Kennedy" iron lands, 4,500 acres : /

Shows mountains in the southern portion of Augusta County, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H241 Includes "Section of Kennedy Mn." In pencil on b... more

How the public domain has been squandered, map showing the 139,403,026 acres of the people's land - equal to 871,268 farms of 160 acres each, worth at $2 an acre, $278,806,052, given by Republican Congresses to railroad corporations /

How the public domain has been squandered, map showing the 139,403,026...

On sheet below map "We believe that the public lands ought, as far as possible, to be kept as homesteads for actual settlers; that all unearned lands heretofore improvidently granted to railroad corporations by... more

Map of the N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, timber, iron, etc. lands in Pike County, Kentucky ; Map of part of Kentucky and Virginia, W. Va., and Ohio showing location of coal and timber lands /

Map of the N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, tim...

General maps not showing coal mines or timber lands. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H230 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Incl... more

Map showing location of the "Gallego" forty thousand acres of coal and timber lands, Fayette County, W. Va. /

Map showing location of the "Gallego" forty thousand acres of coal and...

Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H255 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 183.

Broad Acres

Broad Acres

Edward Gay (1837–1928)

Map of 11,000 acres of iron and coal lands in Wythe Co., Va. /

Map of 11,000 acres of iron and coal lands in Wythe Co., Va. /

General map, does not give mining information. Pen-and-ink, watercolor and pencil, mounted on cloth. Title from verso partially obscured by mounting. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H250 Available also through the... more

Harvesting grain with reapers that cut 200 acres daily

Harvesting grain with reapers that cut 200 acres daily

Photograph shows two panoramic views of reapers havesting grain fields in the Deering vicinity of Beach, North Dakota. Copyright Chas. Welch. No. 1191. Title from item.

[The Georgia Negro] Acres of land owned by Negroes in Georgia.

[The Georgia Negro] Acres of land owned by Negroes in Georgia.

Bar graph shows the amount of land owned by African Americans in Georgia from 1874 to 1899. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Sec... more

C. O. and G. Railroad, Traverse additional 20 Acres at Haileyville Indian Territory
Palace of Transportation, covering 16 acres the 2nd largest of exposition buildings, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Palace of Transportation, covering 16 acres the 2nd largest of exposit...

H49921 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 5739.

The Palace of Varied Industries, a magnificent building covering 14 acres and costing $2,604,000, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

The Palace of Varied Industries, a magnificent building covering 14 ac...

H51725 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 5749.

Great Manufactures Building (covering 14.5 acres) looking across Lower Grand Basin and Plaza, from Electricity Building, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, U. S. A.

Great Manufactures Building (covering 14.5 acres) looking across Lower...

H61016 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 8535. Title from item.

Palace of Machinery, the Exposition home of force and power, covering 12 acres and costing $510,000, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Palace of Machinery, the Exposition home of force and power, covering ...

H55888 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 5806.

Transportation Building covering 15.6 acres, second in size at the exposition, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, U. S. A.

Transportation Building covering 15.6 acres, second in size at the exp...

H60542 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 8550. Title from item.

Agriculture Building, (covering 23 acres), showing floral clock, World's Fair, St. Louis.
Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Wilderness, [and] Spotsylvania, and also showing the boundaries of the battlefield park surveys of 6556 acres.

Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamil...

Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness... more

Plowing a 300 acre field with 8 horse team, at the rate of 8 acres per day, Adams County, Washington

Plowing a 300 acre field with 8 horse team, at the rate of 8 acres per...

Stereo copyrighted by Keystone View Co. No. 14175. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Wash. Adams Co. 1907; Farm crops Wheat; Geogr.; Shelf.

Photograph of Part of a Tract of About 20 Acres in Chisholm, Minnesota

Photograph of Part of a Tract of About 20 Acres in Chisholm, Minnesota

Original caption: Part of tract of about 20 acres in village limits covered with tops and slashings which made destruction of village possible. Chisholm, Minn. Historic Photographs

Cutting 100 acres a day in E. A. Crommett's 1500 acre flax field, Warwick, N. D.

Cutting 100 acres a day in E. A. Crommett's 1500 acre flax field, Warw...

Photograph shows steam tractor pulling five reapers through a flax field; men handling both steam tractor and reapers. Photo by A. E. Anderson. Copyright registration title: Cutting 100 acres of flax a day. Tit... more

Amended Location Map of Sallisaw, McAlester and Southern Ry., Lands Required for Right-Of-Way . . . Segregated Land 41.48 Acres, Allotted Land 17.18 . . . McAlester, Okla.