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

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  • Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:890,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: New Orleans and Ferro. Shows historic points of interest. Includes descriptive notes and "Depths of the Mississippi." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Ross
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A correct map of the United States of North America; including the British and Spanish territories, carefully laid down agreeable to the treaty of 1784.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Bankes's New system of universal geography, published by royal authority." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 756 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Bowen, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A new and accurate map of New Jersey, from the best authorities.

    From The universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure (June, 1780), vol. 66. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1242 Text in pocket. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes part of New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Shows counties, towns and cities, road, mills, rivers and streams, ferries, bays, and inlets, beaches, Sandy Hook lighthouse, lines of division ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale /

    Covers Canada east of Lake Superior and south of James Bay; covers U.S. north of Albemarle Bay (N.C.). Relief shown pictorially. Third state. Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Montréal at 3050E). Believed to be the earlist map to use the name United States of America (in any language). Watermarked (unclear wording with pointed cross at center of embellished circle with pendant cross). Available ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Part of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 100 chains to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows rivers, roads, and bridges of Monmouth and Ocean counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1261 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Charte über de 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 meilleures & speciales carte angloises qui ont parues jusqu'ci. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. "I. M. Schmidt fe Nor" appears in lower left corner. From publisher's Atlas geographicvs. 1759 [i.e. 1784] v.3, no. 65. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 757 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Güssefeld, F. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

    Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Catalog Record

    Carte réduite des côtes orientales de l'Amérique septentrionale. Contenant celles des provinces de New-York et de la Nouvelle Angleterre, celles de l'Acadie ou Nouvelle Ecosse, de l'Île Royale de l'Île St. Jean, ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Islesboro Island, Deer Island, and other islands.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 859 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan von Rhode Island, und deren dem comando des Herrn General Majors Presgott inf dies-malig befundlichen campements.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Includes index to encampments, fortifications, and naval positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1014 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Schiffer, J. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • La Louisiane et pays voisins.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "Tome I, no. 40." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 111 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd in the years 1781, & 82.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows roads and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1100 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A Plan of the late Province of Main as far as Kennebeck River.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and a section of the upper left corner missing. In 2 sections, mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows internal boundaries. Accompanied by positive photocopy of verso, taken prior to mounting, showing "Backers Town." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 836 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC copy annotated with "No. 2" to the left of the title; concentric circles, drawn in ink, centered on compass roses; and, a stamp "Engr. Dept. U. States Topl. Bureau." Annotated on verso: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From The North-American pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence. 1777. v. 2. LC Maps of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 716 Includes text, historical notes, distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • Armée de Rochambeau, 1782. Carte des environs de Williamsburg en Virginie où les armées françoise et américaine ont campés en Septembre 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:15,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of landholders. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1452 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Desandroüins, Jean Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Title on verso: "Cours de l'Ohyo." Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area from the Great Lakes to South Carolina and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Shows provinces, counties, towns and cities, riviers, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts, numerous place-names, and relief. Appears in the author's Atlas universal. 1757 [i.e. 1758] Includes "Supplément pour la Caroline." ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Philadelphie,

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Oriented with north toward the right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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 la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. [1780] Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1505 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les campemens de l'Armée combinée de France et d'Amérique.

    Scale ca. 1:14,640. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and "Nota." LC Maps ofth America, 1750-1789, 1467 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 400; 651/1

    • Contributor: Querenet De La Combe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Draft of the lands disputed by Philipse Patent against Beekmans & Rambaults.

    Scale 1:31,680; 40 chains to an in. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: [Map of Fishkill and vicinity] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area in southern Dutchess County between the Hudson River and the Connecticut Colony line and shows designation of Fishkill Town. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1083 ...

    • Contributor: Hampton, Jona
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • Charles-Town, capitale de la Caroline.

    Scale ca. 1:12,500. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Fort Edward to Crown Point.

    Scale ca. 1:250,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. In pencil: No. 26. "The original of this plan was found with General de Diskau when he was taken prisoner." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755