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United States Coast Survey

  • Mouth of Chester River. This is state 3 of a USCS chart first published in 1849. This 1875 state is a modified basso copy of plate 180 (the original hand engraved plate) and was given plate number 1276. It covers from Kent Island, Md. to Rock Hall, Md. It is electrotype no.3. 1849 [1875]. MSA SC 1399-1-30 [HFC 375U6]

  • C No. 2: reconnoissance of the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-161 [HFC 351U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1853. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1853 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1853. MSA SC 1399-1-286 [HFC 353U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1873. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1873 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1873. MSA SC 1399-1-287 [HFC 373U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1854. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1854 in that area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1854. MSA SC 1399-1-288 [HFC 354U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1851. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1851. It was in the agency's annual report for that year. This was the first progress sketch showing the southern Mason-Dixon line and lines of longitude and latitude. 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-290 [HFC 351U6]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1871. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1871 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1871. MSA SC 1399-1-291 [HFC 371U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1863. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1863 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1863. MSA SC 1399-1-293 [HFC 363U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1853. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1853 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1853. MSA SC 1399-1-296 [HFC 353U5]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 3: from the mouth of the Hudson River to the mouth of the Potomac River. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet 3 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. This series is the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was chart # 19 of the USCS annual report to congress for 1857. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-300 [HFC 357U4]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 5: from the entrance to Pocomoke Sound to the mouth of York River. This is a preliminary, but later state of sheet 5 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was chart # 11 in the USCS annual report to congress for 1859. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-301 [HFC 359U3]

  • Map of Chesapeake Bay from the head of the Bay to the mouth of the Potomac River: sheet no 2: from the mouth of the Magothy River to the mouth of the Hudson River. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet 2 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series represents the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was in the USCS annual report to congress for 1857 as map # 18. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-302 [HFC 357U3]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 6: from the mouth of York River to the entrance to Bay. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet 6 of a six sheet series of the bay. It represents the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on extensive triangulation. It was published in the USCS 1859 annual report to congress. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-307 [HFC 359U4]

  • Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 4: from the Potomac River to the entrance to Pocomoke Sound. This is probably a proof version of sheet # 4 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. The series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation.The data north of the Potomac overlapped sheet 3 and was omitted for ease of proofing. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-308 [HFC 359U2]

  • Sketch C no. 3 showing the proposed site for a light at Fishing or Donoho's Battery Chesapeake Bay by Lt. Comd. J.J. Almy U.S.N. asst. U.S.C.S. scale 1/80000 1851. This marine sketch of an area 7 miles by 7 miles at the mouth of the Susquehanna River is of the proposed location for a navigational light at Fishing or Donoho's battery. It was in the USCS 1851 annual report. It was on USCS plate 64. 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-330 [HFC 351U7]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of section no. 3 U.S. Coast Survey 1844 to 1850. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1850 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1850. MSA SC 1399-1-340 [HFC 350U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1857. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1857 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-348 [HFC 357U5]

  • The harbor of Annapolis, 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-353 [HFC 346U5]

  • Patapsco River and the approaches. This is the preliminary chart of the Patapsco River with topography and shoreline views incomplete. A second edition was published in 1859 with more complete information. This is a reproduction at 80% of original size from the Library of Congress copy. 1856. MSA SC 1399-1-363 [HFC 356U5]

  • (C No. 3) preliminary chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the sea coast from Cape Henelopen to Cape Charles. This is an extremely detailed sea chart summarizing the best available data from the ongoing coast survey. This preliminary chart was in the USCS annual report for 1855. The chart, in various editions, continued in use until declared obsolete in 1915. 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-364 [HFC 355U5]

  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-365 [HFC 362U6]

  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 [1864]. MSA SC 1399-1-373 [HFC 364U5]

  • Map of the state of Virginia, 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-379 [HFC 362U2]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in Section III from 1843 to 1855. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1855 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-380 [HFC 355U6]

  • Patapsco River and the approaches. This is the second edition of a large scale chart of the Patapsco River, first published in preliminary form in 1856. This edition was published because a new channel was being excavated. This is a reproduction of a copy in the Library of Congress. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-382 [HFC 359U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1851. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1851 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report. it was the first progress sketch to show the southern Mason-Dixon line and to give lines of longitude and latitude. 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-398 [HFC 351U6]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1856. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1856 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1856. MSA SC 1399-1-405 [HFC 356U6]

  • Map of the state of Virginia, 1862 [1863]. MSA SC 1399-1-412 [HFC 363U3]

  • Map of the state of Virginia, 1862 [1863]. MSA SC 1399-1-413 [HFC 363U2]

  • Map of the state of Virginia, 1862 [1864]. MSA SC 1399-1-414 [HFC 364U3]

  • Map of the state of Virginia, 1862 [1864]. MSA SC 1399-1-415 [HFC 364U2]

  • Map of the state of Virginia, 1862 [1865]. MSA SC 1399-1-416 [HFC 365U2]

  • (C no. 2) preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay. From Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey showing the progress of the survey during the year 1855 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-448 [HFC 355U7]

  • (C no. 3) preliminary chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the sea coast from Cape Henlopen to Cape Charles. This is an extremely detailed sea chart summarizing the best available data from the ongoing coast survey. This preliminary chart was in the USCS annual report for 1855. The chart, in various editions, continued in use until declared obsolete in 1915. 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-449 [HFC 355U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1875. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1875 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1875. MSA SC 1399-1-459 [HFC 375U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1857. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1857 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-460 [HFC 357U5]

  • Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 1: from the head of the Bay to the mouth of the Magothy River. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet #1 of a six sheet series of the bay. It was published in the USCS annual report to congress for 1857. The series was the most complete charting of the bay up to that time, based on triangulation. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-461 [HFC 357U2]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1853. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey th rough 1853 in that area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1853. MSA SC 1399-1-462 [HFC 353U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1851. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1851. It was in the agency's annual report year. It was the first progress sketch to contain the southern Masons-Dixon line and to show lines of longitude and latitude. 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-463 [HFC 351U6]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of section no. 3 U.S. Coast Survey in the years 1844, 45, 46, 47 & 48. This sketch of the Chesapeake Bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1848 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1848. MSA SC 1399-1-464 [HFC 348U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of section no. 3 U.S. Coast Survey in 1846-7. This sketch of the Chesapeake Bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1847 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1847. MSA SC 1399-1-465 [HFC 347U5]

  • C no. 2: reconnoissance of the entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-466 [HFC 351U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of section no. 3 U.S. Coast Survey in the years 1844, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49. This sketch of the Chesapeake Bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1849 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to conagress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-468 [HFC 349U7]

  • Sketch D. illustrating the progress of the survey of the coast in Chesapeake Bay & its vicinity in 1844.. This is the first sketch showing the triangulation work in the Chesapeake Bay and the base line on Kent Island. Annual reports were issued for many years thereafter to report the progress of the survey. 1844. MSA SC 1399-1-469 [HFC 344U5]

  • Sketch B illustrating the progress of the survey of the coast in Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and vicinity in 1845. This sketch of the Chesapeake and Delaware bays showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1845 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1845. MSA SC 1399-1-470 [HFC 345U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of section no. 3 U>S> Coast Survey 1844 to 1850. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1850 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1850. MSA SC 1399-1-471 [HFC 350U5]

  • St. Mary's River Cornfield Harbor and P[oin]t Lookout Maryland, 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-500 [HFC 359U6]

  • Coast chart no. 31 Chesapeake Bay from head of Bay to Magothy River. This is sheet 1 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. This chart was # 17 in the USCS annual report to congress for 1864, published in 1866 after the civil war. 1857[1861]. MSA SC 1399-1-501 [HFC 361U7]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 5 from the entrance to Pocomoke Sound to the Mouth of York River. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet # 5 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was published as chart 11 of the 1859 USCS annual report to congress. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-502 [HFC 359U3]

  • Coast charts nos. 31 32 33 Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River, no. 32 from Magothy River to Choptank River. This is sheet 2 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. This chart was not released to the public until the 1864 USCS annual report, published in 1866. 1857[1862]. MSA SC 1399-1-503 [HFC 362U8]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 4 from the Potomac River to the entrance to Pocomoke Sound. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet 4 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series is the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. The chart was # 10 in the USCS annual report to congress for 1859. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-504 [HFC 359U1]

  • Preliminary chart of Patuxent River Maryland, lower part. This is one of two U.S. Coast Survey charts of the Patuxent River. It gives detailed soundings and hydrogbraphic information but little topography. In this state it was a preliminary chart. A finished version was published in 1880. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-505 [HFC 359U7]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 6 from the mouth of York River to the entrance to Bay. This is #6 of a 6 chart series covering the bay. it represents the most complete charting of the bay up to that time and is based on extensive triangulation. It appeared in the USCS annual report to Congress for 1859 as chart # 12. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-506 [HFC 359U4]

  • (C no. 3) preliminary chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the sea coast from Cape Henlopen to Cape Charles. This is an extremely detailed sea chart summarizing the best available data from the ongoing coast survey. This preliminary chart was in the USCS annual report for 1855. The chart, in various editions, continued in use until declared obsolete in 1915. 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-507 [HFC 355U5]

  • Patapsco River and the approaches. This is the preliminary chart of the Patapsco River with topography and shoreline views incomplete. A second edition was published in 1959 with more complete information. 1856. MSA SC 1399-1-508 [HFC 356U5]

  • (C no. 2) preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay, 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-509 [HFC 355U7]

  • C no. 3 sea coast of Delaware, Maryland and part of Virginia, 1852. MSA SC 1399-1-510 [HFC 352U5]

  • Coast chart no. 33 Chesapeake Bay from Choptank River to Potomac River. This is sheet 3 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. The chart, completed in 1862, was issued to the public in the 1864 USCS annual report, published in 1866. 1857[1862]. MSA SC 1399-1-511 [HFC 362U9]

  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-539 [HFC 362U6]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay: sheet no. 4 from the Potomac River to the entrance to Pocomoke Sound. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet # 4 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. The chart was # 10 of the USCS annual report to congress for 1859. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-568 [HFC 359U1]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 3 from Lower Cedar Point to Indian Head. This is the third from east of four USCS charts covering the navigable Potomac River. Although dated 1862, this preliminary chart was probably first published in late 1863. A later version was published from 1882 to 1905. 1863. MSA SC 1399-1-569 [HFC 363U7]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet No. 2 from Piney Point to Lower Cedar Point. This is the second from east of four U.S.C.S. charts of the navigable Potomac River. This edition was the preliminary chart. A more complete edition was published from 1877 through 1906. 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-570 [HFC 362UA]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet No. 1 from entrance to Piney Point. This is the easternmost of four U.S.C.S. charts covering the navigable Potomac River It is the preliminary chart, with its topography incomplete. A more complete edition was released in 1877, which lasted until 1907. 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-571 [HFC 362U7]

  • Patapsco River and the approaches, 1856 [1870]. MSA SC 1399-1-572 [HFC 370U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1869. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1869 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1869. MSA SC 1399-1-573 [HFC 369U5]

  • General chart of the coast no. IV from Cape May to Cape Henry, 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-574 [HFC 362U3]

  • Coast chart no. 36 Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 6 from the mouth of York River to the entrance to bay. This is # 6 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. It represents the most complete charting of the bay up to that time and is based on extensive triangulation. It is the finished version of a chart first published in the USCS annual report in 1859. 1859[1863]. MSA SC 1399-1-575 [HFC 363U6]

  • Coast charts nos. 31 32 33 Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River: No. 32 from Magothy River to Choptank River. This is sheet 2 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was released to the public in the 1864 USCS annual report to congress, published in 1866. 1857[1862]. MSA SC 1399-1-576 [HFC 362U8]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1857. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1857 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-577 [HFC 357U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1862. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1862 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-578 [HFC 362U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1861. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1861 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1861. MSA SC 1399-1-579 [HFC 361U6]

  • (C no. 3) preliminary chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the sea coast from Cape Henlopen to Cape Charles. This is an extremely detailed sea chart summarizing the best available data from the ongoing coast survey. This preliminary chart was in the USCS annual report for 1855. The chart, in various editions, continued in use until declared obsolete in 1915. 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-580 [HFC 355U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1855. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1855 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-581 [HFC 355U6]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1852. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1852 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1852. MSA SC 1399-1-582 [HFC 352U6]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1860. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1860 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1860. MSA SC 1399-1-583 [HFC 360U5]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1877. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1877 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1877. MSA SC 1399-1-584 [HFC 377U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1868. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1868 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1868. MSA SC 1399-1-586 [HFC 368U5]

  • Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River Virginia from entrance to Deep Creek, 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-587 [HFC 357U6]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1854. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1854 in that area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1854. MSA SC 1399-1-588 [HFC 354U5]

  • (C no. 2) preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay, 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-589 [HFC 355U7]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1859. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1859 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-590 [HFC 359U9]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 5 from the entrance to Pocomoke Sound to the mouth of York River. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet # 5 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was published as chart # 11 of the 1859 USCS annual report to congress. 1859. MSA SC 1399-1-591 [HFC 359U3]

  • General chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the sea coast from Cape May to Cape Henry. This is the finished version of an extremely detailed sea chart focusing on the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. The preliminary version was in the 1855 USCS annual report for 1855. The chart, in various editions, continued in use until obsolete in 1915. 1855 [1866]. MSA SC 1399-1-592 [HFC 366U5]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 4 from Indian Head to Georgetown. This is the westernmost of four sheets covering the navigable Potomac River. Its scale is 1:40,000, whereas the other three were 1:60,000. There were four different plates used for this chart during its history before it was replaced by chart 560. 1864. MSA SC 1399-1-593 [HFC 364U4]

  • Sketch C no. 2 showing the progress of the deep sea soundings in sections 2, 3 & 4 U.S. Coast Survey in 1849 & '50. This sketch from NY harbor to Cape Hatteras shows where soundings were made in the ocean and the dates of those soundings. It was in the Report of the Coast Survey for the year ending November, 1850. 1849 [1850]. MSA SC 1399-1-594 [HFC 350U6]

  • (C no. 3) preliminary sketch showing the soundings off the sea coast of Delaware and Maryland, 1850. MSA SC 1399-1-596 [HFC 350U7]

  • Sketch A illustrating the progress of section no. 1 (Eastern Section) of the survey of the coast in 1846. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-1

  • Sketch B showing the progress of section no. 2 (middle section) in 1846. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-2

  • Sketch C. showing the progress of part of section no. 2 (middle section) and of section no. 3 (southern section no. 1) U.S. Coast Survey in 1846. This sketch of the Chesapeake Bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1846 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-3 [HFC 346U6]

  • Sketch D showing the progress of section no. 1 southern section no. 2 in 1846, '46. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-4

  • Sketch E illustrating the progress of the survey of the coast in section VIII (Gulf of Mexico). From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-5

  • Diagrams illustrating the progress of exploration of the Gulf Stream in 1846. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-6

  • Diagrams illustrating the progress of exploration of the Gulf Stream; Section no. 1 diagrams nos 3 and 4 shewing the changes of temperature with depth. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-7

  • Preliminary sketch showing the position of the shoal recently discovered by the coast survey. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-8

  • Sketch C Horn Island Channel Mississippi Sound. From Doc. no. 6 29th Congress 2d Session Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-604-9

  • Sketch A showing the progress in section no. 1 in 1844-45-46-47 & 49. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-1

  • Sketch B showing the progress in section no. 1 in 1844-45-46-47-48 & 49. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-2

  • B no. 2 sketch of Buttermilk Channel New York Harbor. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-3

  • Sketch C. showing the progress of section no. 3. U.S. Coast Survey in the years 1844, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49. This sketch of the Chesapeake Bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1849 in that area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-4 [HFC 349U7]

  • Sketch C no. 2 showing the progress of deep sea soundings in sections 2, 3 & 4 U.S. Coast Survey in 1849. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-5 [HFC 349U8]

  • Sketch D showing the progress of section no. 4 in 1846-7, 8 & 9. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-6

  • Sketch D no. 3 of Cape Hatteras and cove for Anchorage. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-7

  • Hatteras Inlet (Harbor of Refuge). From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-8

  • Sketch E bis showing work in Charleston Harbor; Sketch E showing the progress of section no. 5 1847-48-49. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-9

  • Sketch E no. 2 Bull's Bay (harbor of refuge). From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-10

  • Sketch F showing the progress of section no. VI. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-11

  • Sketch G showing the progress in section no. 7 in the year 1849 Reconnoisance of Pensacola and Perdido Bays and plan of Triangulation. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-12

  • Sketch H showing the progress of section no. 8 in 1846-7-8 & 9. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-13

  • Sketch H (bis) Patterson's current float. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-14

  • Sketch H (tris) curves showing the number of times of high water in the AM & PM hours for each month of the years from June 1847 to June 1848 at Mobile Point and 1848 at Cat Island. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-15

  • Sketch I showing the progress in section no. 9 in 1848 & 49. From 31st Congress 1st session Coast Survey Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting the report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of that work 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-605-16

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 1 from entrance to Piney Point. This is the easternmost of four U.S.C.S. charts covering the navigable Potomac River. It is a preliminary chart, with its topography incomplete. A more complete version was issued in 1877, which lasted until 1907. 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-614 [HFC 362U7]

  • Sea coast of Delaware Maryland and part of Virginia, 1852. MSA SC 1399-1-615 [HFC 352U4]

  • The harbor of Annapolis, 1846. MSA SC 1399-1-618 [HFC 346U5]

  • (C No. 3) preliminary chart of the sea coast of Virginia from Gr[eat] Machipongo Inlet to Cape Henry, 1854. MSA SC 1399-1-623 [HFC 354U6]

  • Coast charts nos. 31 32 33 Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River :-- No. 32: from Magothy River to Choptank River. This is sheet 2 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. This series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on traingulation. It was released to the public in the 1864 USCS annual report to congress, published in 1866. 1857[1862]. MSA SC 1399-1-624 [HFC 362U8]

  • Coast charts no. 31: Chesapeake Bay from head of bay to Magothy River. This is sheet 1 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. The series was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was chart # 17 in the USCS annual report to congress for 1864, published in 1866, at the end of the civil war. 1857[1861]. MSA SC 1399-1-625 [HFC 361U7]

  • (C No. 4) preliminary chart of James River, Virginia from Richmond to City Point including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the Junction, 1855. MSA SC 1399-1-626 [HFC 355U8]

  • Norfolk harbor Virginia, 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-627 [HFC 357UA]

  • Preliminary chart of Hampton Roads and Elizabeth River, Virginia, 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-628 [HFC 357U8]

  • Preliminary chart of North Landing River (Head of Currituck Sound) Virginia & N. Carolina, 1861. MSA SC 1399-1-629 [HFC 361U8]

  • Preliminary chart of York River Virginia from entrance to King's Creek. This preliminary chart of the entrance to the York River to King's Creek is the first of two USCS sheets covering the entire navigable river. This first sheet was used as illustration no. 22 of the USCS annual report to congress for 1857. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-630 [HFC 357U9]

  • Preliminary chart of York River from King's Creek to West Point. This is the second of two charts covering the York River. It is a preliminary chart covering the upper reaches of the river from King'sCreek to West Point. 1858. MSA SC 1399-1-631 [HFC 358U6]

  • Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River Virginia from Occupacia Creek to Deep Creek, 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-632 [HFC 357U7]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1877. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1877 in this area. It was in the agency's annual areport to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1877. MSA SC 1399-1-633 [HFC 377U5]

  • Coast chart no. 33 Chesapeake Bay from Choptank River to Potomac River. This is sheet 3 of a 6 sheet series of the bay. It was the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. Completed in 1862, this chart was not released to the public until the 1864 USCS annual report, published in 1866. 1857[1862]. MSA SC 1399-1-634 [HFC 362U9]

  • Sketch D. illustrating the progress of the survey of the coast in Chesapeake Bay & its vicinity in 1844. This was the first progress sketch of the triangulation of the Chesapeake Bay, showing the base line on Kent Island. Annual reports were issued for many years, updating the progress of the survey in this area. 1844. MSA SC 1399-1-638 [HFC 344U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843-1873. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1873 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1873. MSA SC 1399-1-644 [HFC 373U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843-1870. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1870 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1870. MSA SC 1399-1-645 [HFC 370U6]

  • Sketch showing the primary triangulation between Fire Island & Kent Island base lines sections II & III from 1833 to 1851. This is sketch # 10 accompanying the USCS annual report for 1866, which contains a report on the geodetic connection of the primary base lines in New York and Maryland. 1866. MSA SC 1399-1-646 [HFC 366U6]

  • Sketch B illustrating the progress of the survey of the coast in Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the vicinity in 1845. This sketch of the Chesapeake and Delaware bays showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1845 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1845. MSA SC 1399-1-647 [HFC 345U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1858. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1858 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1858. MSA SC 1399-1-648 [HFC 358U5]

  • Metomkin Inlet Virginia, 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-651 [HFC 362UB]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 1 from entrance to Piney Point. This is the easternmost of four U.S.C.S. charts covering the navigable Potomac River. It is a preliminary chart with its topography unfinished. A more complete version was released in 1877, which lasted until 1907. 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-652 [HFC 362U7]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 3 from Lower Cedar Point to Indian Head. This is the third from east of four USCS charts covering the navigable Potomac River. Although dated 1862, this preliminary chart was probably published in late 1863. a more complete version was released from 1882 to 1905. 1863. MSA SC 1399-1-654 [HFC 363U7]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 2 from Piney Point to Lower Cedar Creek. This is the second from east of four USCS charts covering the navigable Potomac River. A revised new plate was issued in 1877 that continued in use until 1906. 1862. MSA SC 1399-1-655 [HFC 362UA]

  • Preliminary chart of Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 3: from the mouth of the Hudson River to the mouth of the Potomac River. This is a preliminary, unfinished version of sheet 3 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. This series is the most complete charting of the bay to that time, based on triangulation. It was chart # 19 of the USCS annual report to congress for 1857. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-673 [HFC 357U4]

  • Preliminary chart of York River from King's Creek to West Point. This is the second of two charts covering the York River. It is a preliminary chart covering the upper reaches of the river. This copy is a strike done in 1970 from the original hand engraved USCS plate 713. 1858. MSA SC 1399-1-688 [HFC 358U6]

  • Preliminary chart of York River from King's Creek to West Point. This is the second of two charts covering the York River. It is a preliminary chart covering the upper reaches of the river. This copy is a strike done in 1970 from the original hand engraved USCS plate 713. 1858. MSA SC 1399-1-689 [HFC 358U6]

  • Preliminary chart of York River from King's Creek to West Point. This is the second of two charts covering the York River. It is a preliminary chart covering the upper reaches of the river. This copy is a strike done in 1970 from the original hand engraved USCS plate 713. 1858. MSA SC 1399-1-690 [HFC 358U6]

  • Patapsco River and the approaches. This is the second edition of a large scale chart of the Patapsco River, first published in preliminary form in 1856. This edition was published because a new channel was being excavated. This is a 1970 strike from the original plate of this edition. 1856 [1859]. MSA SC 1399-1-691 [HFC 359U5]

  • Patapsco River and the approaches. This is the second edition of a large scale chart of the Patapsco River, first published in preliminary form in 1856. This edition was published because a new channel was being excavated. This is a 1970 strike from the original plate of this edition. 1856 [1859]. MSA SC 1399-1-692 [HFC 359U5]

  • Mouth of Chester River. This is the original hand engraved plate # 180 of a U.S.C.S. chart covering from Kent Island, Md. to Rock Hall, Md., finished in 1849. Alto and basso coplies were made from this plate for subsequent states of this chart 383, later replaced by chart 548. 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-693 [HFC 349U5]

  • Mouth of Chester River (Harbor of Refuge No. ). This is state 2 of a USCS chart first published in 1849. This 1854 state is a modified basso copy of plate 180 (the original hand engraved plate) and was given plate number 376. It covers from Kent Island, Md. to Rock Hall, Md. It is electrotype copy 2. 1849 [1854]. MSA SC 1399-694 [HFC 349U4]

  • Mouth of Chester River. This is the original hand engraved plate # 180 of a U.S.C.S. chart covering from Kent Island, Md. to Rock Hall, Md., finished in 1849. Alto and basso copies were made from this plate for subsequent states of this chart 383, later replaced by charet 548. 1849. MSA SC 1399-1-695 [HFC 349U5]

  • Sketch C no. 3 showing proposed site for a light at Fishing or Donoho's Battery Chesapeake Bay by Lt. Comd. J.J. Almy U.S.N. asst. U.S.C.S. scale 1/80000 1851. This marine sketch of an area 7 x 7 miles at the mouth of the Susquehanna River is of the proposed site for a navigational light at Fishing or Donoho's Battery. This copy is a 1970 strike from the original plate 64 of the USCS. 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-696 [HFC 351U7]

  • Map of Chesapeake Bay [sheet no. 2] from the head of the bay to the mouth of the Potomac river. This is # 2 of a 6 sheet series covering the bay. it represents the most complete charting of the bay up to that time and is based on extensive triangulation. It was chart # 18 in the USCS annual report to Congress for the year 1857. 1857. MSA SC 1399-1-700 [HFC 357U3]

  • Coast chart no. 32 Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 2 Rappahannock entrance Mobjack bay Cherrystone inlet. This is the second from the Bay entrance in a series of six charts covering the entire bay. It is based on a preliminary chart published in the USCS annual report to congress for 1859 and in finished form in 1863. Numerous significant changes were made. 1858 [1877]. MSA SC 1399-1-702 [HFC 377U6]

  • Coast chart no. 33 Chesapeake bay sheet no. 3 Potomac entrance Tangier and Pocomoke sounds. This is the third from the bay entrance of a series of 6 charts of the bay. It is the second edition and the first finished edition and is based on a preliminary chart published in 1859 in the USCS annual report to congress. 1859[1866]. MSA SC 1399-1-704 [HFC 366U7]

  • C no. 2: reconnoissance of the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 1851. MSA SC 1399-1-717 [HFC 351U5]

  • Severn River, Lower Part, Maryland, 1844. MSA SC 1399-1-735

  • Severn River Lower Part, Maryland. Reproduced by photolithography and the indistict parts touchd up and strengthened with pen and ink. The obliterated portions where restored in red ink are from the original 1844 [1933]. MSA SC 1399-1-739

  • Register No. 164: Chesapeake Bay, West Shore -- the Magothy River, 1845. MSA SC 1399-1-740

  • From Ash Signal to Riggs Hill and Head of Elk River Interior -- Delaware and Maryland, 1843. MSA SC 1399-1-741

  • Potomac River (in four sheets), sheet no. 1, from entrance to Piney Point, 1868 (1862). MSA SC 1399-1-932 [HFC 368U6]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets), sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown, 1864. MSA SC 1399-1-933 [HFC 364U4]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets), sheet no. 2, from Piney Point to lower Cedar Point, 1868 (1862). MSA SC 1399-1-934 [HFC 368U7]


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