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

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  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete, deterioration along fold, and brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1005 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A new & accurate map of the provinces of North & South Carolina, Georgia &c.

    Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 60." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1380 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • A new map of North & South Carolina, & Georgia /

    Shows the boundaries of each of the above provinces extend from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Also shows towns along the coast, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts principal rivers, and relief. Relief shown hachures. From The London magazine or Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. (April, 1765), vol. 34. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1390 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A map of the sources of the Chaudière, Penobscot, and Kennebec rivers,

    Scale ca. 1:390,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows campsite locations for the author's expedition from Quebec into Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 838 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • Maps of East and West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Cover title. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of printed maps: Florida and its vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "To the Marine Society of the city of New York ...; To the hon'ble, the planters in Jamaica ...; To all commanders of vessels round the globe ... " Drawn in 1774, but was not published until 1781, ...

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the province of East Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows "Spanish old fields overgrown with scrubs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1635 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 879 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Roworth, Sam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the confederate Indians; comprehending Aquanishuonîgy proper, ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Cover title: Middle British colonies in America: Original wrappers. Hand colored, coloration does not agree with legend. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Longitude west of London" and "from Philadelphia." "Sold by R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London." Includes text, distance charts, historical notes, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining parts of Ohio R. &c." Accompanied by: An analysis of a general ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis - Turner, James - Dodsley, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A map of the most inhabited part of New England; containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire, with the colonies of Konektikut and Rhode Island, divided into counties and townships: ...

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Includes compilation data and insets of "Fort Frederik," ca. 1:1,680 and "A plan of Boston Harbor from an accurate survey," ca. 1:150,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 797 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and McGowans Pass." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1167 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of that part of the Rosalij Estate call'd the Retreat, the property of His Excellency Charles O'Harra, the Honorable Lieutenant Governor William Stuart, James Clarke and Robert & Phill. Browne, ...

    Scale 1:3,960. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman: C. [and a fleur-de-lis on a crowned shield, over the letters GR] Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Annotated over title: 108. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Vault AACR2: 110; 440

    • Contributor: Werden, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Lake Champlain and Lake George, and the country between the Hudson and the lakes on the west, and Connecticut River on the east.

    Scale ca. 1:640,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Imperfect: Right upper corner is missing. Base map from "A map of the country in which the army under Lt. General Burgoyne acted in the campaign of 1777, shewing the marches of the army & places of the principal ...

    • Contributor: Medcalfe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A sketch of the battle near Camden in South Carolina, 16 Augst. 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [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
  • Region III Map - American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 - Collections

    The regions of the United States are geographic areas which include multiple states. The groupings are from standard language used by libraries and reflect the groupings used in the classification system for maps. The maps linked here represent large sections of the United States and the region names are searchable in this interface.

    • Date: 1750
  • The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements.

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1689 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • 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 - Morgan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh.

    Scale not given. Date from dealers catalog: [1760-70] Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy incomplete: Lower left and right sections missing. Includes index to points of interest and illus. Oriented with north to the left, not towards the upper right as shown by compass rose. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1330 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Day, E. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House /

    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between that Province & New York.

    Scale ca. 1:740,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. On verso: No 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1244 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1104 Available ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 33. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1084 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1208 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783