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

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  • A map containing part of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey,

    Scale ca. 1:126,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows area between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, from Kingston, N.Y. to Trenton, including names of some property owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1053 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4; 700/1

    • Contributor: Skinner, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper, conserved. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Catalog Record

    North America drawn from the latest and best authorities. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:17,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude west from London." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Terry, G. - Harrison, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty's principal Secretary of State for the Southern Department. This plan of the colony of Connecticut in North-America.

    Scale ca. 1:275,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1022 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Park, Moses
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • A plan of the river Missisippi.

    Scale ca. 1:473,000. Depths shown by soundings. Inset: The entrance of the river Missisippi at Fort Balise. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 784 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Plan de Rhode Island et les differentes operations de la flotte-françoises et des troupes americaines commandées par le Major General Sullivan contre les forçes de terre et de mer des Anglois depuis ...

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. In upper margin: No. 17. Includes descriptive index to defenses. Annotation on verso undecipherable. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1016 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Dominia anglorum in præcipuis insulis Americæ ut sunt insula: S. Christophori, Antegoa, Iamaica, Barbados; nec non insulae Bermudes vel Sommers dictae, singulari mappa omnia exhibita et edita ab Homannianis Heredibus. Gum privil. ...

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1723 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes explanatory notes and index. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Le Port au Prince dans l'isle de St. Domingue.

    Scale ca. 1:35,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Tome I, no. 69." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1892 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Bræmus Heights on Hudson's River near Stillwater on the 20th Septr. with the position of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved map published by William Faden, 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1181 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: 1777
  • A new and accurate map of Connecticut and Rhode Island, from best authorities.

    From The universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure (1788, vol. 66) LC Trails, 159 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 829 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes western Long Island and southeast Massachusetts. Shows towns, roads, rivers, some navigational hazards along the coast, "Lands Granted to New York by Connecticut", and relief.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col'l Baum, at Walmscock near Bennington; shewing the attacks of the enemy on the 16th August 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the town of Hoosick, N.Y. in defense of Bennington, Vt. "Engraved by Wm. Faden, 1780" from manuscript no. 65 in the Library of Congress Faden collection. Includes indexed "References." Second copy of sheet 1: complete set of maps at Faden, William [Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Desmaretz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Theatre de la guerre en Amerique. Seat of war in America.

    Scale ca. 1:1,600,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Covers the area from the Chesapeake Bay to Boston. Shows states, some counties, towns and cities, manors, forts, and some roads. "Supplement au Courier de l'Europe, no XXXII, vol. II" in upper margin. Inset: North America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 731 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Catalog Record

    A new map of the British Empire in Nth. America, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. From George Henry Millar's New complete & universal system of geography. 1782. Inset: East Florida continued. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Millar, George Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Map of Gen. Sullivan's march from Easton to the Senaca & Cayuga countries.

    Scale ca. 1:350,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows only route, with dates of encampments, ending at "Chenessee." On verso: Sullivan's expedition against Indians, July-Sept 1779. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1064 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of the harbour of Pensacola.

    Scale ca. 1:225,000. Depths shown by soundings. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1660 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • Catalog Record

    Bowles's new pocket map of North America, divided into it's provinces, colonies, states, &c. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:16,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro I. LC copy annotated in black ink. Includes chart showing possessions by Britain, United States, France, Spain, the Dutch, and Denmark. "31." on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Palairet, Jean - Bowles, Carington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his most obliged humble servant, John Montrésor, engineer. Shows administrative divisions. Includes continuations of Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1066 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A map of the western parts of the colony of Virginia /

    Shows forts, trails, waterfalls, general locations of Native American tribes. Covers from Lake Ontario southwest to the New River. Relief shown by contours and pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. From The London Magazine or Gentleman's Intelligencer (June, 1754), vol. 23. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1426 In pencil in lower left margin: 35. Includes distances between some settlements. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Gibson, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • Carte detaillée de West Point sur la rivière d'York au confluent des Rivières de Pamunkey et Matapony.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title on verso: West Point sur le riviere d'York au confluent du Pamunkey et du Matapony. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ferry routes, ship channels, and names of landholders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1460 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

    Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Catalog Record

    [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC copy imperfect: Western half missing; deteriorated along left and right edges. Shows Maine coast from Cape Elizabeth to York River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete and deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1006 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A map of the British plantations on the continent of North America, according to the notes and improvements of Mr. Bolton, made in the original of Mr. Danville; with the history of ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "West longitude from Ferro." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 87 Includes historic notes and text on "Fourteen British colonies including Newfoundland" in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Overton, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Catalog Record

    Partie occidentale du Canada et septentrionale de la Louisiane avec une partie de la Pensilvanie, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. "Longitude occidentale du prémier méridien." Relief shown pictorially. "P. II. 46." Watermark: Y. From P. Santini's Atlas universel. 1776 [i.e. 1784] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Santini, P. - Remondini (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784