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

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  • A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and sounded by Lieutenant John Hunter of the Navy," ca. 1:29,000, and index to defenses. Two copies. Copy 1, land areas done in a wash. Copy 2, outlined in yellow. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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 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
  • Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. "No. 10." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1279 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • 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
  • 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 map of the Province of New-York reduc'd from the large drawing of that Province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon, Esqr., Captain General & Governor of ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other copies: Western boundary of Tryon County and eastern boundaries of Cumberland and Glocester counties not colored. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. Appears in William Faden's The North American atlas. 1777. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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 plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General ...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1054 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • 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
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'à Philadelphie

    Scale ca. 1:230,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset of Philadelphia, text, and "Table des marées." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1357 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River : from the original /

    Nautical chart showing shoals, tidal flats, ship channels, shoreline anchorages, and port towns up to Philadelphia. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, fold-lined, trimmed at lower edge. LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, 1372 Includes bar scales in statute and nautical miles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • Sketch of Brunswick. Sketch of the ground near Mr. Low's at Rariton Landing.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. No. 3 includes numbered location index to redoubts, troop positions, etc. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1272 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: [Sutherland, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan de notre camp à New Brunswick le 12e. juin, notre marche le 14 à Middlebush, la situation du camp le 15e juin, et cette du Genl. Washington à Boundbrook, le poste ...

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. On verso: V75. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1273 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the cape ...

    Scale ca. 1:280,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and "Tide table." Accompanied by: Directions for navigating up Delaware-Bay from the capes to Reedy-Island by Capt. James Campbell. 2 p. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1355 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of the coast of New Jersey from Barnegat Inlet to Cape May.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast and the Mullica River inland to the site of the "Batsto forge." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1264 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Sketch of Haddonfield, March 1778. Sketch of the roads from Pennyhill to Black Horse through Mount Holly.

    Scale ca. 1:16,000 and ca. 1:32,000; 400 paces to an in. and 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. No. 5 oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1258 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Plan de l'affaire de Westfield & du camp de Raway.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions in Essex and Union counties, New Jersey and location of camps near Rahway for the 26th and 27th of June. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1278 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Red Banke.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications of Fort Mercer, N.J. currently located in Red Bank Battlefield in the borough of National Park, Gloucester County. Includes profile. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1275 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777