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

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  • The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Longitude west from London." Shows township and county boundaries. Includes historical notes and insets of "A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York," "A plan of the city of New York," and "Plan of Amboy with its environs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1042 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Sketch of Haddonfield. Sketch of the road from Penny Hill to Black Horse through Mount Holly, 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:36,000 (not 800 paces to an inch.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1257 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick,

    Scale ca. 1:26,000 and ca. 1:16,000; 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.) and 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1260 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • Plan and sections of the redoubt at Billingsfort and plan of the rebel fort marked yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:2,450. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. "F." Includes 3 col. cross sections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1276 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Boston, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows roads, county and township boundaries, land grants, the division line between East and West Jersey, 5 different proposed division lines between New Jersey and New York by separate claims ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • 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
  • Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl: Sir Henry Clinton and ...

    Scale ca. 1:12,000; 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. No. 9 shows positions of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1281 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carte de la baye et rivière de Délaware contenant une éxacte et entiére description des rivages, criques, havres, sondes, bas-sonds, sables et les gissements des marques les plus considérables du pays, depuis ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 700/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan de l'affaire de Westfield & du camp de Raway.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions in Essex and Union counties, New Jersey and location of camps near Rahway for the 26th and 27th of June. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1278 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes note Fort Constitution "Evacuated by the rebels, 18th Novr. 1776." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • The State of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Shows boundaries between East and West Jersey, 1676-1775, and between New Jersey and New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. "No. 10." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1279 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River : from the original /

    Nautical chart showing shoals, tidal flats, ship channels, shoreline anchorages, and port towns up to Philadelphia. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, fold-lined, trimmed at lower edge. LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, 1372 Includes bar scales in statute and nautical miles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'armée américaine et le G'l Clinton l'armée angloise le 28 juin 1778 /

    Shows troop positions at the Battle of Monmouth (near Englishtown, Monmouth Co., N.J.). Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Sectioned to 12 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of Paulus Hook with the road to Bergen and parts adjacent in the province of New Jersey /

    Scale ca. 1:4,500. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Also shows locations of rebel works in ruins. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes attached overlay "A plan of Paulus Hook shewing the works erected for its defence, 1781-2." Accompanied by Hills map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Operations in America. No. 2.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in pencil. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermark. Shows area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place and settlers' names, fortifications, and principal fort at West Point called "Fort Arnold." Unfinished. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1065 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

    Scale not given. Title from penciled annotation in upper left corner. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Shows the coastal area of Jersey City from "Hobocken" to "Salt Meadows." Includes penciled presentation note: Hon. Chas. H. Winfield with respects of R. C. Baevt, c.e. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1246 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'à Philadelphie

    Scale ca. 1:230,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset of Philadelphia, text, and "Table des marées." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1357 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the environs of Camden, N.J.

    Scale not given. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 188. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading. "No. 45." Shows "proper advanced posts (as yet) unoccupied," distances to surrounding towns, and roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1262 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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