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

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  • A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • A chart of the Antilles, or, Charibbee, or, Caribs Islands, with the Virgin Isles,

    Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1977 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes relief profiles and inset of "Positions ascertained by courses and distances given; on a scale reduced to the third." Vault AACR2: 651; 700/2

    • Contributor: Delarochette, L. (Louis) - Palmer, W. (William) - Faden, William - Delarochette, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Hand colored. LC copy 2 imperfect: Deteriorated in margins. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of the northern parts ... by Gerard ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • North America including the British colonies and the territories of the United States.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. "Longitude west from London." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hollingsworth, S. - Lizars, Daniel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Knypehausen on the 16th November 1776.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red). Relief shown by hachures. Shows route of march from Kingsbridge to the fort. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1164 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Plan of the siege of the Havana. Drawn by an officer.15th August 1762., Plan of the city and harbour of Havanna.

    Scale ca. 1:34,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1811 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Annual register's A compleat history of the late war; or Annual register of ... 1763. p. 498. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 statute miles to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 962 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • River of Ohio.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "No. 23." Includes latitude readings at spots along the river and notes on the width of tributaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 782 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651

    • Contributor: Gordon, Harry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Map showing roads to Morristown]

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 452. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows roads between Morristown and Springfield in the vicinity of Watchung Mountains, with location of "headquarters" shown on the road from Springfield to Morristown and distances between intersections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1284 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of North America,

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. west from Ferro I." Hand colored. Includes historical notes and table of "Methodical divisions of North America." Differs from other copy in coloration. Only boundaries are colored, emphasis is on showing the internal boundaries of British America. "Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill & Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church yard, London." LC ...

    • Contributor: Delarochette, L. (Louis) - Palairet, Jean - Bowles, Carington - Bowles, John - Delarochette, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A Map of 100 miles round Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Cape Ann to the Connecticut River and from northern Connecticut River and from northern Connecticut and Rhode Island to Kittery and York in Maine. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 891 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A topographical map of the Province of New Hampshire,

    Scale ca. 1:260,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in upper left beside title, "No. 57" and in lower right margin "Holland's New Hampshire, 1784. No. 42." Relief shown by hachures. Shows township and patent boundaries. "The respective parts of this plan were survey'd by the several gentlemen concerned with all possible accuracy, and afterwards rectified by Samuel Holland ... " Copy 3 LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • A new and accurate map of North America,

    Scale ca. 1:6,360,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. "West longitude from Ferro." Differs from other copies in coloration and in presence of annotation above title "No. 8." Only boundaries are colored. Long Island is colored as being attached to New England. St. John and Isle Royal are colored as being attached to Nova Scotia. Shows area east of Louisiana. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Peter - Seale, Richard William - Bowles, Carington - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • [Roads and country that Col. Campbell marched thro'--Ebenezer to Augusta in Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:175,000. Title in part from accompanying manuscript text. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand colored. Shows roads parallel to the Savannah River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1573 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Campbell, Archibald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all ...

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 21 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay" and "The passage by land to California." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Two copies. Copy 1 has cartouches colored, and is sectioned ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel - Gibson, J. (John) - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • A plan of Mobile Bar,

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. "The soundings are in feet." Shows "Isle Dauphine," "Mobile Point," "Pelican Id.," and other islands. Plate no. "33." From Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1668 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • Bowles's new pocket map of the United States of America; the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland with the French and Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida as settled by ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,250,000. Cover title: United States of America. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Inset: Article III. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 745 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • The we[st end] of the island of C[uba] and part of the Colorad[os]

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1794 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges; part of the title in upper right corner missing. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Gauld, George - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1970
  • To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America, this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down,

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" with illus. of ships and "Explanation" of the American and French siege operations. LC copy annotated on verso: Plan de l'investissement de York et de Glocester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1471 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; ...

    • Contributor: Bauman, Sebastian - Scot, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [Taking of Savannah in Dec. 1778]

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1574 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Phelipeau, René
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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. LC copy annotated in ink. One annotation shows "Indian line as of treaty in 1784." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical and descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas - Cheevers, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Deleware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Differs from other copies in absence of Connecticut River north of "Great Falls." Also differs in coloration of boundaries: Ohio and Kentucky Rivers are colored as boundaries; Pennsylvania extends north to a line at approximately 420 40ʹ; Maryland extends west to "Yochio Geni," etc. Includes text, historical notes, ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis - Bowles, Carington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • Bowles's new pocket map of North America,

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. "Longit. west from Ferro I." Includes historical notes and table of "Methodical divisions of North America." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 116 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Delarochette, L. (Louis) - Palairet, Jean - Bowles, Carington - Delarochette, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • A plan of the town and chart of the harbour of Boston : exhibiting a view of the islands, castle forts, and entrances into the said harbour.

    Depths shown by soundings. From Gentleman's magazine, vol. 45, Jan. 1775. In center of lower margin: Feby. 1st 1775. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 950 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 watermarked. 4 copies

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775