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

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  • An accurate map of His Majesty's Province of New-Hampshire in New England, taken from actual surveys of all the inhabited part, and from the best information of what is uninhabited, together with ...

    Scale ca. 1:633,600. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Hudson River-Lake Champlain to Penobscot Bay. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' A general topography of North America. 1768. no. 22, plates 30-31. LC copy annotated in ink to show additional townships. Includes inscription to "Charles Townshend, His Majesty's Secretary at War," text, and inset "A general plan of the River St. ...

    • Contributor: Blanchard, Joseph - Langdon, Samuel - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America,

    Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 973 Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Mowat, Henry - Auvergne, P. D
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text, Printed line of music and verses of drinking songs on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in LC Information bull. v. 42 no. 17, 25 Apr. 1983 Vault Acquisitions control no. 7-82

    • Contributor: Clinton, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

    General street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels mean to make a stand" and "Road to Kepps Bay where the Kings troops landed". Also covers rural part of Manhattan Island up to present-day 14th Street and small parts of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Date in title changed to "11th" of "Octr." Annotation added to title: From a sketch taken by an officer on the spot. Engraved by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1172 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country ...

    Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1089 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • This plan of the British dominions of New England in North America.

    Scale ca. 1:316,800. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. "Published by the executors of Dr. William Douglas of Boston in New England, from his original draught." "Engraved by R. W. Seale." Includes inset of "Casco Bay" area. LC copy annotated in ink with additional place names. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 796 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, William - Seale, Richard William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • 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. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Based on manuscript no. 61a in Library of Congress Faden collection. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the road from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the River St. John in the Province of Nova Scotia, exhibiting the grant to officers &c. in 1765, with other patents.

    Scale ca. 1:185,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows townships. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Johnson, Guy - Morris, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • 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
  • Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'après différentes cartes et relations anglaises, et les opérations de la dernière guerre: avec les nouvelles limites générales fixées par les articles ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Hand colored. "Longitude du méridien de l'Isle de Fer." LC copy annotated by the author in 1787 to reflect new boundaries. Includes notes and "Tableau (par approximation) de la population des États-Unis." On verso, in pencil, LC copy annotated "Exemplaire unique. Avec des corrections et annotations del'auteur M. Brion de la Tour." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 746 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Brion De La Tour, Louis - Esnauts Et Rapilly
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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
  • [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
  • [Westchester County coast, New Rochelle to Horseneck River: unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. An unfinished sketch with pencil construction lines, some names pencilled in, and notes only partially legible. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1097 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2 Changed title from [Long Island coast, New Rochelle...]. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Map of forty miles north, thirty miles west, and twentyfive miles south of Boston, including an accurate draft of the harbour and town.

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "References to the harbour and environs of Boston," reflecting points of general interest and military events which occured in 1775, "References to the town of Boston," and inset of "Boston Town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 903 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. "NB: Medford road 45 paces broad; Cambridge road 30 p." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 921 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. First impression of 3d ed. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude west from London." LC copy two imperfect: Deteriorated in upper portion. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 41 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, John - Kitchin, Thomas - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • Region I Map - American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 - Collections

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    • Date: 1750
  • Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Has watermarks. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes view of "Sancoty Head S.S.W. 10 miles distant." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 824 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown in South Carolina : with all the channels, soundings, sailing-marks &c. from the surveys made in the colony.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Title from engraved copy issued by William Faden in 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1542 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col. Baum & attacks of the enemy on the 16th August at Walmscock near Benington, 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the town of Hoosick, N.Y. in defense of Bennington, Vt. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1177 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Desmaretz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows position of "57th Rt." Annotation, in pencil: By Montrésor, 1779? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1287 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Fort Washington & vicinity.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows Fort Washington with the position of Hessian encampment at the time of the capture. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1157 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776