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

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  • 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
  • [Map showing roads to Morristown]

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 452. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows roads between Morristown and Springfield in the vicinity of Watchung Mountains, with location of "headquarters" shown on the road from Springfield to Morristown and distances between intersections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1284 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick. Sketch of Allen's Town.

    Scale ca. 1:26,000; 800 paces to the in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • 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. LC copy trimmed to border. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the roads from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1270 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of Monmouth County.

    Scale ca. 1:63,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of Monmouth County by B. Morgan, I. Williams [and] A. Dennis. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. "To His Excellency Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., general and commander of His Majestys [sic] Forces, &c &c &c in North America. This map is most humbly dedicated by His Excellencys [sic] ...

    • 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
  • Draft of roads in New Jersey.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Shows roads of Camden and Gloucester counties, New Jersey. Described in Samuel S. Smith's The fight for the Delaware, under the title Route the Hessians took from Coopers Ferry to Red Bank. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1263 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • 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. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in the river." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1362 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the ...

    Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1359 Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3; 651/4; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.

    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, Feb'y 25th 1777. "Published as the Act directs March 3d 1777 by S. Pyle, Angel Court, Snow Hill--price 6d." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes distance table. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of Paulus Hook with the road to Bergen and parts adjacent in the province of New Jersey /

    Scale ca. 1:4,500. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Also shows locations of rebel works in ruins. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes attached overlay "A plan of Paulus Hook shewing the works erected for its defence, 1781-2." Accompanied by Hills map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan de la bataille de Montmouth où le Gl. Washington commandait l'Armée américaine et le Gl. Clinton l'Armée anglaise, le 28 juin 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:30,500. Relief shown by hachures. From Michel René Hilliard d'Auberteuil's Essais historiques et politique sur les Anglo-Américains. Atlas. 1782. Includes "Explication des chifres." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1283 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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
  • A sketch of the northern parts of New Jersey.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Original attributed to B. Morgan and T. Milliadge through table of contents of the collection. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1251 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
  • 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
  • [Plan of the country at and in the vicinity of Forts Lee and Independency, showing the position of the British Army.

    Scale ca. 1:160,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows British and Hessian troop positions in eastern Bergen County, New Jersey and Bronx, New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1265 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Margins are deteriorated. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of the northern parts ... by Gerard Banker." ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • Les marches du corps du Lord Cornwallis de Billinsport jusqu'a Philadelphia au mois de Novembre, 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. Camps are dated Nov. 18 at Billinsport to Nov. 25 at Gloucester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1277 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776