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  • The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl: Burgoyne at Swords's and Freeman's Farms on Hudsons River near Stillwater, 1777.

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Four views: View 1. "1st & 2d positions of that Part of the Army Engaged on the 19th of Sept. 1777..." View 2. "3d & 4th Position 19th Sept. 1777." View 3. "Position of the Detatchment &c. &c. in the Action ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A compleat map of the West Indies containing the coasts of Florida, Louisiana, New Spain, and Terra Firma: With all the islands.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude from Ferro." From Robert Sayer and John Bennett's The American military pocket atlas. [1776] Two copies. Copy 1, margins trimmed. Copy 2, "41" in upper and lower right corners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1697 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New Jersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:1,040,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth and paper backing. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions in New York and New Jersey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1048 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Lotter, Matthäus Albrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Title in manuscript on verso "A topographical map of the north part of New York Island." Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications below Fort Washington and redoubts on east side of Harlem River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1168 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Draught of the Bay of Honduras and the Musqueto Shoar.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Variation 6d. 30 m. easterly in the year 1764." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2127 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 61 Shows part of the coasts of Honduras and Belize. In pencil: 32. Includes table "Latitude of the different points of land in ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, George - Prince Edward (Ship)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • L'Amérique septentrionale, ou se remarquent les États Unis.

    Scale ca. 1:11,250,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Remarque." Label on verso: A. 6. Carte de l'Amérique septentrionale. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Brion De La Tour, Louis - Esnauts Et Rapilly
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. "339." Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1229 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Charts of the coast of Florida]

    Scales vary. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. p. 280. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated in margins. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Individual maps annotated to show dates of receipt. Some maps annotated on verso with variant titles and separate numbering scheme. Includes coastal profiles and text. Accompanied by manuscript catalog of exhibition entries. ...

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A plan of Mobile Bar,

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. "The soundings are in feet." Shows "Isle Dauphine," "Mobile Point," "Pelican Id.," and other islands. Plate no. "33." From Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1668 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor et Buchanan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications on "Isle de New York" in vicinity of Hell Gate. LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A map of the most inhabited part of New England, containing the colonies of Conecticut and Rhode Island, divided into counties and townships: The whole composed from actual surveys and its situation ...

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Includes compilation data and insets of "A plan of the town of Boston" and "A plan of Boston Harbor from an accurate survey," ca. 1:150,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 801 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The United States of North America, with the British & Spanish territories according to the treaty of 1784.

    Scale ca. 1:6,450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy imperfect: Trimmed to border. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 733 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • La baye de Spiritu Santo, côte occidentale de la Floride. S. Augustin, capitale de la Floride orientale.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800 and ca. 1:24,500. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "27." From G. L. Le Rouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1647 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A new and accurate map of North Carolina in North America.

    Shows counties, towns, courthouses, "Dobbs Parish," churches, forts, rivers, swamps, shoals, and inlets along the coast. Covers the area from Cape Hatteras to Rowen County. Relief shown by contours. Mounted on cloth. From The Universal Magazine of knowledge and Pleasure (October, 1779), vol. 65. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of the French and rebells sieg[e] of Savannah in Georgia, in South [sic] America, deffend: t[h]rough the Br: Gen: August Prevost, 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:1,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows detailed lines of fire for defenders and besiegers, as well as positions of 9 Oct. 1779. Buildings and ships shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1578 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Prévost, Augustine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan de la Baye Saint Louis dans l'isle de St. Domingue.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1882 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Tome I, no. 71." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Plan of the attack on the provincial army on Long Island, August 27th 1776. With the draughts of New York Island, Staten Island, and the adjacent part of the continent.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript title on verso: Attack Long Island, 1776. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1148 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowles, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Karte von dem Mexicanischen Meerbusen und dem Inseln von America, zur Allgemeinen Historie der Reisen.

    Scale ca. 1:10,800,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows courses and date of major voyages. "No 1., T. 13 J." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1684 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • A map of the Federal Territory from the western boundary of Pennsylvania to the Scioto River

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. "Longitude west from Philadelphia." LC copy annotated in black ink. Shows lands granted to Army companies and the proposed town of Marietta, Ohio. Includes historic notes and inset "A plan of the city to be built on the Muskingum River." Accompanied by manuscript text. 1 l. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 793 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Cutler, Manasseh
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • Carte de de [sic] l'Isle St. Christophe,

    Scale ca. 1:78,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "Tom XV, in 40, no. 11. Tome 15, in 80, page 522." Appears in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages ... Atlas. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1991 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A new and exact plan of Cape Fear River, from the bar to Brunswick,

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. "Lat. 33054ʹ observ'd by Mr. Wheatly 1752." Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in upper right margin "22." Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hyrne, Edward - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • Marche de l'armée française de Providence à la Rivière du Nord.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by manuscript text: Itinéraire du march que l'armée dois faire poursuivre de la Providence à la Rivière du Nord. 11 p. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781