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Selected North Carolina Out-of-Print Quadrangles
Before 1895
Before 1895
After 1895


  Main Author:   Le Rouge
  Title/Description:   Riviere du Cap Fear de la Bare a Brunswick
  Publication Info:   Paris: Le Rouge, 1778; translated into French from The North American Pilot, 1778
  Date:   1778
  Scale:   1:75,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   The Universal Magazine
  Title/Description:   A New and Accurate Map of North Carolina in North America
  Publication Info:   London: J. Hinton, 1779; from The Universal Magazine, October 1779
  Date:   1779
  Scale:   1:1,140,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Harrison, William  
  Title/Description:   A Map of North Carolina from the Best Authorities
  Publication Info:   London: J. Stockdale, 1794
  Date:   1794
  Scale:   not indicated
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Lewis, Samuel
  Title/Description:   The State of North Carolina from the Best Authorities &c.
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1795; first map of North Carolina published in the United States
  Date:   1795
  Scale:   1:1,394,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Denison, J.
  Title/Description:   Map of North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Boston: Thomas and Andrews, c. 1796; for Morse's Universal Geography
  Date:   1796
  Scale:   1:3,205,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Carey, Matthew
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1814; from The American Pocket Atlas
  Date:   1814
  Scale:   1:3,168,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Lucas, Fielding  
  Title/Description:   Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1822; from A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas
  Date:   1822
  Scale:   1:1,585,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Finley, Anthony  
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1824
  Date:   1824
  Scale:   1:2,530,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   U.S. Geological Survey
  Title/Description:   (Geological Map of) North Carolina
  Publication Info:  

1842; from Elements of Geology, within an outline of the Geology of North Carolina

  Date:   1842
  Scale:   1:2,534,400
  Original Source:   Geological Survey of Alabama
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  Main Author:   Morse, Sidney E.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844; from System of Geography for the Use of Schools
  Date:   1844
  Scale:   1:4,118,400
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Mitchell, S. Augustus  
  Title/Description:   A New Map of North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846
  Date:   1846
  Scale:   1:2,400,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Thomas, Cowperthwait and Company
  Title/Description:   A New Map of North Carolina with its Canals, Roads, and Distances
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait and Company, 1850
  Date:   1850
  Scale:   1:2,500,000
  Original Source:   Alabama Department of Archives and History
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  Main Author:   Phelps, Fanning and Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Phelps, Fanning and Company, 1853; from The Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States
  Date:   1853
  Scale:   1:3,801,600
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Colton, Joseph H.
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: J.H. Colton and Company, 1854
  Date:   1854
  Scale:   1:2,210,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Colton, Joseph H.
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: J.H. Colton and Company, 1855
  Date:   1855
  Scale:   1:1,900,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Colton, G.W. and C.B. Colton
  Title/Description:   Colton's North Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: G.W. and C.B. Colton, 1855; overlay of forest types and mineral resources from the North Carolina Geological Survey
  Date:   1855
  Scale:   1:1,900,000
  Original Source:   Geological Survey of Alabama
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  Main Author:   Johnson, A.J.
  Title/Description:   Johnson's North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Johnson and Ward, 1863; from The New Illustrated Family Atlas
  Date:   1863
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Johnson, A.J.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Johnson and Ward, 1864; from The New Illustrated Family Atlas
  Date:   1864
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Colton, G.W. and C.B.
  Title/Description:   J. H. Colton's Map of North Carolina and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: G.W. and C.B. Colton, 1866; from The Octavo Atlas of the World
  Date:   1866
  Scale:   1:3,168,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Mitchell, S. Augustus  
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1872
  Date:   1872
  Scale:   1:2,534,400
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Asher and Adams
  Title/Description:   North Carolina and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Asher and Adams,[1872]
  Date:   1872
  Scale:   1:1,267,200
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Gray, Ormando W.
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Stedman, Brown and Lyon, 1873; from The Atlas of the United States, with General Maps of the World, Accompanied by Descriptions Geographical, Historical, Scientific and Statistical
  Date:   1873
  Scale:   1:2,027,520
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Mitchell, S. Augustus  
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   [Philadelphia]: S.A. Mitchell, 1874
  Date:   1874
  Scale:   1:2,000,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Gray, Ormando W.
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: O.W. Gray and Son, 1876
  Date:   1876
  Scale:   1:2,027,520
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Gray, Frank A.  
  Title/Description:   Gray's New Map of North Carolina and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: O.W. Gray & Son, 1881
  Date:   1881
  Scale:   1:1,300,000
  Original Source:   Birmingham Public Library Cartography Collection
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   [North and South Carolina]
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1882; from The Indexed Atlas of the World
  Date:   1882
  Scale:   1:2,027,500
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Hardesty, H.H.
  Title/Description:   Map of North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: H.H. Hardesty and Company, 1883; from The Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia
  Date:   1883
  Scale:   1:2,028,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North & South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1884; from The Indexed Atlas of the World
  Date:   1884
  Scale:   1:2,090,000
  Original Source:   From the personal collection of Dr. Gerald Webster
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  Main Author:   Mitchell, Samuel A.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1884
  Date:   1884
  Scale:   1:2,534,400
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Tunison, Henry Cuthbert
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Jacksonville, IL: H.C. Tunison, 1885
  Date:   1885
  Scale:   1:2,091,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Watson, Gaylord
  Title/Description:   Watson's Atlas Map of North Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Gaylord Watson, 1886
  Date:   1886
  Scale:   1:2,281,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Gray, O. W.
  Title/Description:   Gray's New Map of North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Stedman and Brown, 1886; from the National Atlas
  Date:   1886
  Scale:   1:1,300,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: George F. Cram, 1887
  Date:   1887
  Scale:   1:2,281,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1882; from The New Indexed Atlas of the World
  Date:   1887
  Scale:   1:2,027,500
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Bradley and Brother, 1887
  Date:   1887
  Scale:   1:2,471,040
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   New Railroad and County Map of North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: George F. Cram, 1887; from The Bankers and Brokers Railroad Atlas
  Date:   1887
  Scale:   1:1,520,640
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Kerr, W.C.
  Title/Description:   Geologic Map of North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Raleigh: North Carolina Geological Survey, c. 1887
  Date:   1887
  Scale:   1:1,267,200
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: George F. Cram, 1888; from The Standard American Atlas
  Date:   1888
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Bradley, William M.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: William M. Bradley and Brother, 1888; from Bradley's Atlas of the World
  Date:   1888
  Scale:   1:1,140,480
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: George F. Cram, c. 1889
  Date:   1889
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   People's Publishing Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: People's Publishing Company, 1889
  Date:   1889
  Scale:   1:2,281,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Mast, Crowell and Kirkpatrick
  Title/Description:   Map of North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: Mast, Crowell and Kirkpatrick, 1889; from The Peerless Atlas of the World
  Date:   1889
  Scale:   1:2,534,400
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1889; from The Enlarged Business Atlas and Shippers Guide
  Date:   1889
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
Title/Description:   New Map of North Carolina
Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1890; from The Family Atlas of the World
Date:   1890
Scale:   1:1,647,000
Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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Title/Description:   Pamlico and Tar Rivers, NC from Washington to Tarboro
Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
Date:   1890
Scale:   1:98,000
Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Title/Description:   Map of Lumber River N. and SC
  Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
  Date:   1890
  Scale:   1:125,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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Title/Description:   Contentnia River, NC from Mouth of River to Stantonsburg
Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
Date:   1890
Scale:   1:108,000
Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   Progress Map for 1890, Beaufort Harbor, N.C., Jetties and Sand Fences at Shackelford Point
  Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
  Date:   1890
  Scale:   1:3,600
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   Progress Map for 1890, Beaufort Harbor, N.C., Jetties and Sand Fences at Fort Macon Point
  Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
  Date:   1890
  Scale:   1:3,600
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:    
  Title/Description:   Progress Map for 1890, Beaufort Harbor, N.C., Beaufort City Channel
  Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
  Date:   1890
  Scale:   1:7,200
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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Title/Description:   Yadkin River, N.C. from W.N.C.R.R. Bridge near Salisbury to Wilkesboro
Publication Info:   Washington: Government Printing Office,1890; from The Annual Report of the Secretary of War to 51st Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. 1, Part 2
Date:   1890
Scale:   1:396,000
Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Rochester: W.H. Stewart, c. 1890; from Cram's Unrivaled Atlas of the World
  Date:   1890
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Walker, H.B.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: H.B. Walker, 1891
  Date:   1891
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   North Carolina Geological Survey
  Title/Description:   Map of North Carolina Showing the Distribution of Iron Ores
  Publication Info:   Raleigh: North Carolina Geological Survey, 1893; from Bulletin 1
  Date:   1892
  Scale:   1:1,267,200
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   U.S. Geological Survey
  Title/Description:   The Three Bays off Carolina Coast from Coast Survey Chart
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: George S. Harris and Sons, (1893); 13th Annual Report, Plate XXXIX
  Date:   1893
  Scale:   1:2,400,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Mast, Crowell and Kirkpatrick
  Title/Description:   Map of North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   New York: Mast, Crowell and Kirkpatrick, 1893
  Date:   1893
  Scale:   1:2,534,400
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1893; from The Universal Atlas of the World
  Date:   1893
  Scale:   1:1,990,366
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:  

Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1893; from The Enlarged Business Atlas and Shippers Guide

  Date:   1893
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Gaskell, C.A.
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Publishing House, 1893; from The Family and Business Atlas of the World
  Date:   1893
  Scale:   1:2,217,600
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: John F. Waite; from the International Office and Family Atlas of the World
  Date:   1893
  Scale:   1:1,518,455
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1894; from The Indexed Atlas of the World
  Date:   1894
  Scale:   1:950,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Bradley, William
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Philadelphia: William M. Bradley and Brother, 1894
  Date:   1894
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Walker, H.B.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: H.B. Walker, 1895; from The International Atlas
  Date:   1895
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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  Main Author:   Cram, George F.
  Title/Description:   North and South Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: George F. Cram, 1895; from The 1895 Standard American Railway System Atlas of the World
  Date:   1895
  Scale:   1:1,584,000
  Original Source:   University of Alabama Map Library
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  Main Author:   Rand McNally and Company
  Title/Description:   North Carolina
  Publication Info:   Chicago: Rand McNally and Company 1895; from The New General Atlas of the World
  Date:   1895
  Scale:   1:2,027,520
  Original Source:   Courtesy of Murray Hudson, Halls, Tennessee
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