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

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  • The State of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Shows boundaries between East and West Jersey, 1676-1775, and between New Jersey and New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 1776 betwixt the American troops under command of General Washington, and three Hessian regiments under command of Colonell Rall, in ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1

    • Contributor: Wiederholdt, Andreas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map, Middlesex County.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of Middlesex County by B. Morgan, A. Dunham [and] J. Rue. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl: Sir Henry Clinton and ...

    Scale ca. 1:12,000; 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. No. 9 shows positions of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1281 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Operations in America. No. 2.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in pencil. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermark. Shows area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place and settlers' names, fortifications, and principal fort at West Point called "Fort Arnold." Unfinished. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1065 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey, from the 26th. of December, 1776, to the 3d. January 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:113,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Based on manuscript no. 61a in Library of Congress Faden collection. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the road from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to troop positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1282 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carte de la baye et rivière de Délaware contenant une éxacte et entiére description des rivages, criques, havres, sondes, bas-sonds, sables et les gissements des marques les plus considérables du pays, depuis ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,000. Depths shown by soundings. From the publisher's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 700/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Cartographic source note in English and French. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New-Yersey, 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. LC copy annotated in upper left margin: 8.11.4s.IV. 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Les marches du corps du Lord Cornwallis de Billinsport jusqu'a Philadelphia au mois de Novembre, 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. Camps are dated Nov. 18 at Billinsport to Nov. 25 at Gloucester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1277 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plano de Philadelphia.

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Copied from Joshua Fishers' "To the merchants & insurers of the city of Philadelphia, this chart of Delaware Bay and river." Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Shows shipping channels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between that Province & New York.

    Scale ca. 1:740,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. On verso: No 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1244 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A map of part of the province of Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of part of the province of New Jersey contain[in]g part of Middlesex County, and part of Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex counties with part of Statten [sic] Island in the province of New York. By Morgan, Williams, Dennis, Rue, Dunham, Taylor, Skinner, &c. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. "N.B. The doted red line his ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of the road from Elizabeth Town Point to Elizabeth Town : shewing the rebel works raised for its defence /

    Scale ca. 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1247 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756

    Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1076 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick. Sketch of Allen's Town.

    Scale ca. 1:26,000; 800 paces to the in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Red Banke.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications of Fort Mercer, N.J. currently located in Red Bank Battlefield in the borough of National Park, Gloucester County. Includes profile. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1275 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to the in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1280 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania and the province of Quebec. Drawn by Major Holland, Surveyor General of the Northern District in America.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudsons River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--Plan of Amboy with its environs from an actual survey.--A plan of the city of New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1046 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Amboy to Elizabethtown.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows eastern part of Middlesex and Union counties opposite Staten Island. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Boston, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows roads, county and township boundaries, land grants, the division line between East and West Jersey, 5 different proposed division lines between New Jersey and New York by separate claims ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes note Fort Constitution "Evacuated by the rebels, 18th Novr. 1776." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A sketch of the northern parts of New Jersey.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Original attributed to B. Morgan and T. Milliadge through table of contents of the collection. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1251 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781