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

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  • Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, New York, Pensilvanie et Nouveau Jersay suivant les cartes angloises.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Covers the area from Penobscot Bay to Delaware Bay and west to the middle of Lake Ontario. Shows provinces, towns and cities, forts, and few roads, the dividing line between East and West Jersey, harbors and a few navigational hazards along the coast, rivers, and relief. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome I, no. 29." in upper margin. From author's Le petit atlas ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. Stokes, Issac Newton Phelps. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Carte du Golphe du Méxique et des isles de l'Amérique. Pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages.

    Scale ca. 1:7,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome XII, in 40, no. 1." "Tome 10, in 80, page 1." Shows southern United States, eastern Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. Appears in Jean Francois de la Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1683 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • Amérique septentrionale,

    Scale ca. 1:10,500,000. Hand colored. "Chez l'auteur rue de la harpe la porte cochère vis-a-vis la Sorbonne, et Chez Crepy rue St. Jacques à St. pierre près la rue de la Parcheminerie." "No. 252." LC copy annotated in black ink accenting latitude lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Moithey, Maurille Antoine - Crépy (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. Depths shown by soundings. From The Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, Oct. 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1150 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A topographical map of the Province of New Hampshire,

    Scale ca. 1:260,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in upper left beside title, "No. 57" and in lower right margin "Holland's New Hampshire, 1784. No. 42." Relief shown by hachures. Shows township and patent boundaries. "The respective parts of this plan were survey'd by the several gentlemen concerned with all possible accuracy, and afterwards rectified by Samuel Holland ... " Copy 3 LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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 - Seale, Richard William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Carte de la nouvelle Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. "Longitude occidentale du meridien de Paris." "Tome I, no. 38." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1593 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 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
  • Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th. of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation ...

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1366 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: Delaware-River from Chester to Philadelphia, by Mr. Hunter, June 1778. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Potomack /

    Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...

    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Fort on Fort Hill in Boston.

    Scale 1:1,584; 132 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 4. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 925 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The Above is a plan of the town of Cabot, State of Vermont.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Cadastral map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 879 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Plan of the city and harbour of the Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Relief shown by hachures and land form drawings. Depths shown by soundings. "Plate 18, page 81." Appears in the author's A description of the Spanish Islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies. 1762. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1809 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed to show points of ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • 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. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan de la ville des Cayes, dans l'Isle Saint Domingue.

    Scale ca. 1:7,500. LC copy imperfect: Subtitle illegible. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. Stamped on: Dépôt général de la guerra. Ministère de la guerre, Dépôt de la guerra, Archives des cartes. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1899 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Phelipeau, René
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • A general map of North America; in which is express'd the several new roads, forts, engagements, &c. taken from actual surveys and observations made in the army employ'd there, from the year ...

    Scale ca. 1:9,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Caribbean region. "Published ... by M. A. Rocque in the Strand & A. Dury in Dukes Court St. Martins Lane." Title in English and French. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 88 Includes historic and descriptive text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Rocque, John - Dury, Andrew - Rocque (M. A.) (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et la Louisiane, contenant le cours du Mississipi, depuis ses embouchures jusqu'à la Rivière Rouge, l'entrée de la Mobile et les baies de Pensacola, ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,125,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "No. 1. H." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1611 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carta rappresentante la penisola della Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows southeastern United States, west to Pearl River, Louisiana and Mississippi, and north to latitude 34 degrees. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1617 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Scacciati, Andrea - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • Map of the progress of His Majesty's armies in New York, during the late campaign, illustrating the accounts.

    Scale ca. 1:316,800. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From the Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, suppl. for 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1151 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 730/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'armée américaine et le G'l Clinton l'armée angloise le 28 juin 1778 /

    Shows troop positions at the Battle of Monmouth (near Englishtown, Monmouth Co., N.J.). Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Sectioned to 12 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A new and accurate map of the Province of Pennsylvania, in North America : from the best authorities.

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, roads, forts, rivers, streams, and waterfalls as far west as "Chambers Town." Includes adjacent part of New Jersey. From The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (April, 1780), vol. 64. "West longitude from London." Accompanied by text: Historical and geographical description of the Province of Pennsylvania in North America. [8] p. ; 21 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780