Collection American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

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  • A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Williams, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A correct view of the late battle at Charlestown : June 17th, 1775 /

    Shows troops in action, British ships, and the village of Charleston. Bird's-eye-view. Exhibited in G&M exhibit, May 1975. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A Map of forty miles north, thirty miles west, and twentyfive miles south of Boston, including an accurate draft of the harbour and town.

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "References to the harbour and environs of Boston," reflecting points of general interest and military events which occured in 1775, "References to the town of Boston," and inset of "Boston Town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 903 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

    Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 895 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Plan of the Neck and environs.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different points from a battery on Foster's Hill on Dorchester Neck and from fortifications outside the Neck which do not agree. Annotated in pencil: No. 60. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 916 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces,

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. An engraved map, with change of title, appears in Stedman's History of the origin, process, and termination of the American War. London, 1794. A copy of this issue is included in William Faden's Atlas of the battles of the American Revolution. [New York, 1845] Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. The ground plan is from an ...

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of the town and harbour of Boston and the country adjacent with the road from Boston to Concord, shewing the place of the late engagement between the King's troops & ...

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of military interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 900 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: De Costa, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

    Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains.

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of British and American forces. Indexed for points of interest. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 923 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 53." On verso, partly illegible and in a different hand: Boston ... part of the ... project for the war ... Drawing of a fortification on the road to Roxbury near Boston Neck, with list of proposed guns. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. "NB: Medford road 45 paces broad; Cambridge road 30 p." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 921 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Fort on Charlestown Point.

    Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text, Printed line of music and verses of drinking songs on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in LC Information bull. v. 42 no. 17, 25 Apr. 1983 Vault Acquisitions control no. 7-82

    • Contributor: Clinton, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Fort on Noddles Island.

    Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in different hand: W. H. Spooner. No. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:19,000. Relief shown by hachures. Battle of Bunker Hill shown pictorially. From James Murray's Impartial history of the present war in America. v. 1. p. 431. Includes historical note on fires and indexes to wards and points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 936 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Robson, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carte von dem Hafen und der Stadt Boston mit den umliegenden Gegenden und der Lägern sowohl der Americaner als auch des Engländer,

    Scale ca. 1:25,000. Hand colored to show location of British and American forces. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated in black ink to show names of Prospect Hill and Winter Hill. "Diese Carte ist von einen Englischen vor die Regierung aufgenomnen Originale copiret worden." Includes "Erklærung der Buchstaben." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 924 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin: The following description of the action near Boston, on the 17th of June, is taken from a letter written by General Burgoyne to his nephew Lord Stanley. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 918 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N. America.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 908 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inscribed on verso: Plan of the action, Charles Town, 17th June 1775. Eng. Page. Vault AACR2: 100; 650

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of Boston in New England with its environs, including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham "to take a plan of the towns of Boston & Charlestown and the rebel works round these places;" dedication "To the Right Honourable Lord George Germain ... " with autographed signature of Henry Pelham; and, index ...

    • Contributor: Pelham, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 931 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776