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

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  • [Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zondas y bajos, nuebamente corregidos y enmendado por los pilotos de la Armada, el año de ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Order number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 321214/23. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Anclote Keys, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 834 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1613 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Camerino, Leonardo Miguel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1603 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 821 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Lefargue, Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • Plano y costa de la Palisada o de Misipipi zituada, su entrada o Cabo de Lodo en 29 gs. 17 ms. de lattud. norte y en longd. de 385 gs. 3 ms. ...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1599 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 851 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Liguera Y Antayo, Juan De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • El Guarico, alias, el cavo Frances, es una de las colonias y puertos qe. poseen los Franceses en la parte occidental de la Ysla Española una de la Caribes u de Varlovento ...

    Scale ca. 1:18,880. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: IV. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 462 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1880 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 46. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sánchez, Josef María.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plano del Pto. de la Movila situado en la latd. N. de 300 10ʹ tomado á los Ings., el día 14 de marzo de 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the entrance to Mobile Bay. Mounted on cloth backing. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 95. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367887/27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1669 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 862 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zonds. y baxos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendo por los pilos. de la Armada, el año 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: IV; and, left half of fleur-de-lis (?). Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso prior to mounting on cloth backing: 69. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Anclote Keys, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1612 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ...

    • Contributor: Clemes, Andres
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Plan de la ville du Trou Jéremie, rélatif à l'article 13 du projet géneral de défense.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper mounted on heavy paper. Watermark: Queen Laid with a D within a diamond above. Imperfect: Holes along folds and discolored. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1896 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 458 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

    Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753, deed drawn. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. Accompanied by handwritten surveying notes of April 4, 1750, signed by George Washington. Martin. George Washington atlas, 14a Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • 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
  • Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pictorial map. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2107 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 431 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Ozanne, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. First state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The first state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1432 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • Plano del Puerto de Samá, situado en la costa del N. de la ysla de Sntiágo. de Cuba.

    Scale ca. 1:11,500. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 334 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1831 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 275. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lahaurie Meritorio, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1447 Accompanied by 2 manuscript notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Marblehead Harbor.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower margins. Publication information trimmed from lower margin. Shows coast of Essex County, Massachusetts and part of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 963 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Cavo de la Agusa hasta la Barra de Palmas diga de la Trinidad: Con todas las yslas, bajos, arresifes & ca. Leho por ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Title on verso: Palmas to Carthagena, 206. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Prime meridian: Ferro. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1687 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 41 Insets: Plans de la Nueva Vera Cruz; con todos sus bajos, yslas, y sondas situado in los 19010ʹ de latd. Norte y en 27705ʹ de longt. segun el meridiano de Tenerife ...

    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • Map of the county of Frederick, 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. Title from manuscript annotations, ascribed to George Washington, on verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1438 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Moffet, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • [Costa de Cuba desde Cabo de San Antonio a la bahía de Cardenas].

    Scale ca. 1:270,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: D. & C. Blauw; and, the letters DCB in a shield with a double letter. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the bottom. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in brown ink in left lower corner: 11. Maggs number annotated in pencil in right lower corner: 40. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians ...

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Includes descriptive index and notes. On verso: Endorsed. In Mr. Stuarts (No. 39) of 6th Feby. 1772. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1649 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 858 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Taitt, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1751 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 155 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 17??
  • Plano de la Bahía de Ocoa situado en la banda del sur de la Ysla Española.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1904 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 392 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 246. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Vera, Juan De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Pansacola o Santta María de Galbe, puerto y presidio del Ry. de España situado en la costa del nortte del Seno Mexicano, los 30 grados 25 mins. de lattd. nortte y los ...

    Scale ca. 1:165,000. Watermarks: I. Honig; and, fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. Manuscript, black and brown inks. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 56. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367904/27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1653 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Plano del desembocadero del Río Misipipi en el seno Mexicano con parte del territorio de la Movila, el qual incluien los Franceses en la provincia que han nombrado, la Luisiana.

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 321222/23. Depths shown in fathoms. Imperfect: Left lower corner missing. Shows settlements. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 846 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1600 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Montes De Oca, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756