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

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  • Carte du théatre de la guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Treize Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale,

    Scale ca. 1:1,400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Three copies. Copy 1 has some states outlined in faint brown and pink. Copy 2 has states outlined in faint pink and green. Copy 3 has yellow border and has states outlined in pink, green, and purple. Covers the area from Lake Nipissin to lower Chesapeake Bay and west to Lake Erie. Shows states, some ...

    • Contributor: Eliot, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the Army under the command of Genl. Sir Willm. Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:14,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Title on verso: Batle [sic] of Brandy Wine. American battles. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Unfinished map showing topography and deployment of troops. Stamped on verso: Montrésor. In upper left corner: No. 12. Includes list of troops and "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1335 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. LC copy annotated in ink. One annotation shows "Indian line as of treaty in 1784." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical and descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Floridæ, Novæ Angliæ, Carolinæ, Virginiæ, et Pennsylvaniæ, nec non insvlarvm archipelagi Mexicani in America septentrionali

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Hand colored. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. From Homann's Neuer Atlas ..., 1712 [i.e. 1730], no. 17. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 82 Copy one annotated in red and black ink on verso "Regnum Hispiianum. 95." The number 434 and 150 have been crossed out. Copy two annotated on verso in manuscript "14". Includes historical notes. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

    Scale ca. 1:51,500. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. "The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." 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: 1776
  • A map of North America,

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. "Longit. west from Ferro I." Differs from other copy in coloration. Map is colored in to show the extent of British America, and the Spanish and French territory. "Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil, & Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London." Includes historical notes and table of "Methodical divisions of ...

    • Contributor: Delarochette, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • 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 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
  • Sketch of Haddonfield, March 1778. Sketch of the roads from Pennyhill to Black Horse through Mount Holly.

    Scale ca. 1:16,000 and ca. 1:32,000; 400 paces to an in. and 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. No. 5 oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1258 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of Savannah and its environs in 1782.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [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
  • Plano de la hermosa Bahía de Naranjos situada en la costa del norte de la ysla de Sn. Tiago de Cuva;

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermark: J. Kool. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 318 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 238. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Gomez, Joachin Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Plan du Petit Goâve et de son acul pour servir au projet général de sa défense par mer en 1752.

    Scale ca. 1:5,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Imperfect: Deteriorated and discolored along folds. On verso, upper left corner: No. 22. [changed to] 12. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 472 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1893 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Plan de la baie de Narraganset dans la Nouvelle Angleterre avec toutes les îles qu'elle renferme parmi lesquelles se trouvent Rhode-Island et l'île de Connonicut.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. No. "337" and "12" in upper right corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Isle de St. Domingue.

    Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "84." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1856 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • [Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

    Scale ca. 1:4,500. 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 watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of British and "Rebel" troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill. North is oriented to the bottom. Called a rough draft of the same cartographer's ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry [sic] shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by ...

    Relief shown by shading. "NB. The British works are coloured yellow and thier [sic] encampments red with the faceings [sic] of the different corpes [sic]. The French works and encampments are coloured blue." "N.B. The different parts were surveyed as follows viz, the east side of the Falls of Montmorency, the Point of Orleans, and the south side of the River St. Lawrence by ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [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 map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound, with the several plantations, their proper boundary lines, their names, and the names of the proprietors included and the ...

    Scale ca. 1:167,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and edges. "F. AE. A." Includes list of proprietors and index to their lands. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1520 Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, (1998 ed.) 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Boss, Mr.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • A map of the United States of America agreeable to the peace of 1783.

    Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Portion of upper left corner missing and margins have been trimmed. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Guthries new system of geography." Shows provincial boundaries, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers and lakes, a few forts and place-names. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 748 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Darton, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Canada et Louisiane

    Scale ca. 1:4,450,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Lowery, 415 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 33 Includes illus. of Niagara Falls and text at bottom of map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in French to show "les pretensions des Anglois" especially as regards boundaries and treaties concerning Nova Scotia. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • 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
  • 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
  • Embouchures du fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi. 1763.

    Scale ca. 1:13,200. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 44." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 776 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764