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 coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1603 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 821 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Lefargue, Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • 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
  • Canada et Louisiane,

    Scale ca. 1:4,450,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Lowery, 415 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 34 Includes illus. of Niagara Falls and additional place-names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Plan de New-York et des environs,

    Scale ca. 1:6,336. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York," ca. 1:126,720. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Environs de New-York, de Long-Island, etc.

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1212 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Carte des possessions françoises et angloises dans le Canada, et partie de la Louisiane, 1756.

    Scale ca. 1:3,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From Louis Charles Desnos' Atlas général. 1767-[69] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 70 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes map extension entitled "Supplement pour les possessions françoises et angloises au sud de la Louisiane. Gravé par Chambon." Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Longchamps
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Quatre positions de la flotte française et positions de la flotte anglaise.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1021 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Reconnoissance, juillet, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Title on verso: Frog's Pointe. Manuscript title from label on verso as originally mounted: Plan d'une batterie de Long Island, destinée à battre le continent [i.e. Frog's Pointe] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows command of "Frogs Pointe" by a battery and two other points on Long Island. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Carte de la Louisiane et des pays voisins, dédiée à M. Rouillé, sécretaire d'État, ayant le Département de la marine.

    Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. "Longitude du méridien de l'île de Fer." Covers the area from Québec to the Gulf of Mexico and west of Santa Fé, N.M. Relief shown pictorially. Shows cities and towns, forts, some trails, and Indian villages and tribal territory. "Sur de nouvelles observations on à corrigé les lacs, et leurs environs, 1755." Stamped on: Depôt des cartes et journ. de la ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Amérique campagne.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Most of the plans are oriented with north to the top. This is the first in a series of plans of the camps of Comte de Rochambeau's army during the march north from Williamsburg, Va., to Boston, July-December 1782. The soldiers marched in four divisions, each a day's march apart, consequently the camps shown were occupied for ...

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782

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  • Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées françoise et américaine en 8bre. 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1466 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
  • A survey of Lake Champlain, from Crown Point to Windmil Point, and from thence to St. Iohns.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title on label on verso: Lake Champlain, from Crown Point to St. Iohns. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Includes numerous annotations in a different hand. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1072 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. aoust 1776; dessin de l'isle de New-York et des Etats.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed. LC copy imperfect: A hole in middle of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1149 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, Peaks-hill, Crompond et Hunts-taverne du 17. septembre au 20 octobre 1782.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Kings Ferry operated between Verplank Point and Stony Point. "Peaks-hill" was about 3 miles south of the center of present-day Peekskill. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1219 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/0; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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
  • Batteries de West-point au haut de la Rivière d'York.

    Scale ca. 1:5,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes index to types of guns mounted. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1458 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana; with the disposition of its quarters and canals as they have been traced by Mr. de la Tour in the year 1720.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Pa. 148" under brown edging. Insets: The course of Mississipi River, from Bayagoulas to the sea [ca. 1:800,000]--The east mouth of the Mississipi, with the plan of Fort la Balise which defends the entrance and channel of that river [ca. 1:40,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1677 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
  • Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 1776 betwixt the American troops under command of General Washington, and three Hessian regiments under command of Colonell Rall, in ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1

    • Contributor: Wiederholdt, Andreas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina; comprehending the River Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the River Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina. Brown, Lloyd Arnold. Early maps of the Ohio Valley. 51 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Campaign of MDCCLXXVI.

    Scale ca. 1:185,000. Includes descriptive index entitled "Explanation" and inset "Campaign of MDCCLXXVII," ca. 1:410,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1058 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a déterminé géometriquement les principaux points le 22 et le 23 juillet.

    Scale ca. 1:10,300; échelle de 600 toises = 94 cm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts and redoubts. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1215 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses.

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extraite d'un Memoire général sur Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 938 Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778