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

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  • [Charts of the coast of Florida]

    Scales vary. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. p. 280. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated in margins. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Individual maps annotated to show dates of receipt. Some maps annotated on verso with variant titles and separate numbering scheme. Includes coastal profiles and text. Accompanied by manuscript catalog of exhibition entries. ...

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Map of the country between and bordering the Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay, showing roads to Philadelphia and localities.

    Scale ca. 1:670,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' List of maps of America. Manuscript, pen and ink and pencil. Label on verso has title: Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey showing roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1044 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • New Hampshire.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso. Title in manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection: Harbour of Portsmouth, N. Hampshire. Title in LC's Maps of America: Chart of coast of New Hampshire, near Portsmouth and the Isles of Shoals. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 874 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Baye et port d'Yorc, capitale de la Nouvelle Yorc.

    Scale ca. 1:63,000. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 32." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • A plan of the Forts Montgomery & Clinton as taken by His Majesty's forces under the command of Genl. Sr. Henry Clinton the 6th. of Octr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:18,000 (not ca. 1:6,000 as depicted by bar scale). Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Includes index entitled "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1189 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Map of the coast of Georgia, bordering on Camden and Glynn counties, showing also the course and soundings of the Alatamaha, Turtle, Crooked, St. Mary's, Great Satilla, and Little Satilla rivers.]

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy imperfect: lower right corner missing. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms and feet. Shows landowners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1597 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plano de la ciudad de Sto. Domingo y su río.

    Shows Hispaniola, eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica, and other adjacent islands. Also shows roads and villages in Hispaniola. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and green watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 400 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1850 Includes inset of Santo Domingo. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 9. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • Plan of the attack of Fort Clinton and Montgomery which where [sic] stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sr. Henry Clinton, KB, the 6th of October 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:21,120. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1195 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Searched 3-26-96 ga16

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juillet au 19 aoust.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 2,000 toises = 40 mm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Staten Island to Tarrytown, N.Y. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1211 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/2; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Savannah.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a horn within a shield with JW below] Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1582 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map showing Indian land &c. 1772.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from verso annotation. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the boundary of "The lands [in Georgia] which the Cherokees have assigned for payments of their debts." "Col. off. 5. vol. 73, pp. 321-322. Old A.W.I. 276." On verso: Endorsed in Mr. Stuart's (No. 42) of 13 June 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

    Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and troop stations, including the 4th, 5th, 10th, 47th, and Marines. Table of distances on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756

    Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1076 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • 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
  • [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Ticonderoga as it was in 1759.

    Scale ca. 1:84,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Includes index to military activities. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1118 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Plano de la bahia de Pansacola.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts, churches, and Campbelltown pictorially. Includes sailing directions for entering the bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1667 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Paredes, Antonio Donato - Rivelles, Pedro - Magule, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th. Octr. 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows size of cantonments. "N.B. The particular quarters of the following regiments is not ascertain'd, viz. the 34th up the Mississipi, in the Illinois country." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 114 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief ...

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1193 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Pansacola o Santta María de Galbe, puerto y presidio del Ry. de España situado en la costa del nortte del Seno Mexicano, los 30 grados 25 mins. de lattd. nortte y los ...

    Scale ca. 1:165,000. Watermarks: I. Honig; and, fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. Manuscript, black and brown inks. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 56. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367904/27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1653 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760