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

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  • Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière dans York Town, le 19 8bre par l'armée combinée francaise et americaine,

    Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. In upper left corner, covered by blank piece of paper: Dedié à M. de Vault, Lieutt. Gal. des armées du roi. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1463 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown in South Carolina : with all the channels, soundings, sailing-marks &c. from the surveys made in the colony.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Title from engraved copy issued by William Faden in 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1542 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Carte du theatre de la guerre presente en Amerique,

    Scale ca. 1:5,350,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset of New Jersey to Massachusetts Bay, ca. 1:1,580,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 737 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Denis, Louis - Basset (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Partie intérieure de l'Amérique septentrionale : Nouvelle Angleterre à Lac Erie] Fait à Quebec le 28 decembre 1752 /

    Shows the site of General Braddock's defeat, 1755, the line of the army's movements, forts, Indian settlements, etc. Covers the area from approx. the location of Quebec city, west to Lake Erie north of Cleveland, south to the Potomac. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil on tracing paper. Designed to be colored in 6 colors. LC copy has only one color partially completed. Includes inset of ...

    • Contributor: Franquet
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Carte générale du Canada, de la Louisiane, de la Floride, de la Caroline, de la Virginie, de la Nouvelle Angleterre, etc.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. "Longitude occidentale du prémier méridien." Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. Les traits rouges marquent la subdivision de cette carte générale représentée plus au large dans les trois suivantes." "P. II. 45." From P. Santini's Atlas universel. 1776 [i.e. 1784] Includes inset of the northeastern portion of North America and part of Greenland, ca. 1:11,000,000. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Santini, P. - Remondini (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • An accurate map of the island of Martinico /

    Relief shown pictorially. In upper margin: For the Lond. Magazine. From The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. December 1758, v. 27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2047 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 2 imperfect: Portion of lower left corner missing.

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • A new chart of the seas surrounding the island of Cuba with the soundings, currents, ships, courses &c. and a map of the island itself lately made by an officer in the ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. Oct. 1762, v. 21. In upper margin: For the London magazine 1762. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1779 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed inset of "A plan of the harbour & town of Havana" and ill. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry and Ticonderoga; showing the road from Fort Edward, Montcalm's camp and wharf of landing, &c.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 852. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: [Montrésor, James Gabriel]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • Charte über die XIII Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America,

    Scale ca. 1:5,400,000. Title in margin: Les XIII Etats Unis de l'Amerique septentrionale, d'apress les meilleurs & speciales cartes angloises qui ont parues jusqu'ici. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 757 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Güssefeld, F. L. (Franz Ludwig) - Homann Erben (Firm) - Güssefeld, F. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les Anglais et les Américains:

    Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Quebec to Cape May and from Oswego to Kennebec Bay. Date changed by hand to 1778. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 728 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Brion De La Tour, Louis - Esnauts Et Rapilly
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Boston & harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1

    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11 Septr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Title in pencil. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Unfinished. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: No. 8. On verso: Montrésor. Illegible title on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1339 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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 - Guthrie, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His ...

    Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449 Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Washington, George - Young, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: McComb, John - Tiebout, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • La Jamaique aux angolis dans le Golfe du Mexique. La Bermude aux anglois.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300,000 and ca. 1:160,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1924 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No. "87." Mounted on sheet 53 x 38 cm., with "8.II.50.IVme." in manuscript above right corner of map. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - Crépy (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • Carte de l'isle de Nieves.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I, no. 84." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1995 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Carte de la Louisiane et de la Floride.

    Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Prime meridian: Paris and l'Isle de Fer. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area of present Southern States. "Liv. XVI, no. 46." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1401 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Bonne, Rigobert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • 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. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," 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, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, Nouvelle Yorck, et Pensilvanie.

    Covers the area from Penobscot Bay to Chesapeake Bay and west to Lake Erie. Shows provices, towns, forts, rivers, Indian tribal territory, and relief. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. "Tom. XIV. in 40, no. 9. Tome 14. in 80, page 97." in lower margin. Appears in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • 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 - André, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of Queens Village or Lloyd Neck in Queens County on the north side of Long Island in the Province (now State) of New York. Situated near the parallel of 41 degrees ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. A sketch map showing locations of houses, with owners' names, ponds, etc. A "fort block house built by ye enemy" [i.e. British] and "An inlet where whale boats & barges may be secreted" are of Revolutionary War interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1202 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the town of Newport in Rhode Island.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the left. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1013 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777