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

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  • A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • [Fort La Fayette on Verplancks Point, with British and Hessian troop positions.

    Scale ca. 1:2,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink; with writing partly in German script and partly in English. Has watermark. Ascription of authorship through label on old folder. Proverbs in German and Latin on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • New York & New Jersey commissioners line from 410 on Hudson's River taken in 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. At head of title, in a different hand: New York & New Jersey. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Province of New Jersey," "Part of the province of New York," part of the "Province of Pensylvania," and the "Partition line ordered by the commissioners in 1769." "No. 26." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1243 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between ...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 2d impression. In lower margin: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebels works on Long Island, on the 27th of August 1776, taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The Country twenty five miles round New York,

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Published according to act of Parliament, 1st November, 1776, by W. Hawkes ... " Shows radial distances. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1096 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1208 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • [Old map of Brooklyn and greater part of King's County, Long Island.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 175. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 32. Includes distance chart. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1092 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • A plan of the attack of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, and of the American lines on New-York Island by the King's troops, on the 16th of November 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive index. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1159 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. Depths shown by soundings. From The Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, Oct. 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1150 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River near Stillwater on Septr. 17th with the positions of that part ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution as near as the circumstances and ground will admit of. May 29th. 1759.

    Scale ca. 1:15,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to military positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York dictæ ex ampliori delineatione ad exactas dimensiones concinnata in arctius spatium redacta cura Claudii Josephi Sauthier cui accedit Nova Jersey ex topographicis observationibus.

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Title in upper margin: Carte geographique des provinces Neu-York et Neu-Jersey en Amérique publié par les Heritiers de Homann 1778. Hand colored. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown by hachures. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1049 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle of Harlem Heights and Fort Lee and Fort Independence. No names. On verso in manuscript: Philadelphia & Forts Clinton & Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1158 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:330. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1139 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • [A Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1109 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief ...

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1193 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the governments of Trois Rivières, and Montreal:

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title in upper margin: A chorographical map of the country between Albany, Oswego, Fort Frontenac, and les Trois Rivières ... Drawn from authentic surveys by Thomas Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Annotated on verso: Holland's map of New York & New Jersey, with part of Pennsylvania extending N. & South from Cape Hen[lo]pen ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • Sketch of West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1206 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • [Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by hachures. Shows some landownership. On verso: Honbe. Majr. Genl. Green. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1090 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Erskine, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1213 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,

    Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. aoust 1776; dessin de l'isle de New-York et des Etats.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed. LC copy imperfect: A hole in middle of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1149 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776