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

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  • Map of the environs of Camden, N.J.

    Scale not given. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 188. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading. "No. 45." Shows "proper advanced posts (as yet) unoccupied," distances to surrounding towns, and roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1262 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • Plan of Perth Amboy from an actual survey. Sketch of Bonham Town.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Sketch of Bonhamton shows "Redoubts for its defence in the winter, 1776-1777." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1249 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • Part of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 100 chains to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows rivers, roads, and bridges of Monmouth and Ocean counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1261 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:25,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' List of maps of America. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The view of Charleston Harbor concerns the assault on Fort Sulivan during the siege of Charleston, 1780. Phillips. Maps of America p. 692 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1250 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick,

    Scale ca. 1:26,000 and ca. 1:16,000; 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.) and 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1260 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • [Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows position of "57th Rt." Annotation, in pencil: By Montrésor, 1779? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1287 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Map of British outposts between Burlington and New Bridge, New Jersey, December 1776.

    Not drawn to scale. Alternate title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Maps of the road taken by the British troops from New Bridge to Burlington, N.J. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows roads and distances between posts. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1266 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Princeton, Dec. 31, 1776.

    Scale not given. Title on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1271 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Reconnaissance map showing "Gen Lesley, or headquarters" position with entrenchments near Princeton on December 31, 1776. Apparently the map referred to by General Cadwalader in his letter to General Washington, dated Crosswicks, Dec. 31, 1776. Includes ...

    • Contributor: [Cadwalader, John]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the operations of General Washington against the King's troops in New Jersey, from the 26th of December 1776 to the 3d of January 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:113,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1268 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement on the road from Princetown to Maidenhead, January the 3d 1777" ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Paulus Hook shewing the works erected for its defence, 1781-2 /

    Scale ca. 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes "References" and "Signals." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1289 ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New Jersey, 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. 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
  • 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
  • A map, Somerset County.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of Sommerset County by B. Morgan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1252 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A topographical map of Hudsons River, with the channels depth of water, rocks, shoals &c. and the country adjacent, from Sandy-Hook, New York and bay to Fort Edward, also the communication with ...

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From the publisher's The North American atlas. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1069 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & ...

    Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "Fort Mercer" added in a different hand. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stockadoes in the river." LC ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Elisabeth Town.

    Scale not given. Title on verso: Fortified camp at Elizh. Town, Jersey ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • [Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:2,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil: Paulus Hook, No. 46. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of "57th Regt." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1286 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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