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

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  • To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral ...

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward boundaries. Includes numbered index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard - Kitchin, Thomas - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Frog's Point avec batteries de Partie de Longue Island.

    Scale ca. 1:7,700. Folded title, on label: Reconnoissance de King's bridge. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Shows command of "Frog's Point" by batteries and two other points on Long Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1217 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy deteriorated in margins. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1043 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Jefferys, Thomas - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: McComb, John - Tiebout, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paulus and Red Hook together with part of the bay and soundings shewing the position they bear to each ether [sic] and to New ...

    Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. "No. 13." Stamped on verso: Montresor. On verso, in upper right corner: N. York ... Paulus Hook, the narrows, Genl. Johnson. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1087 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • 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 administrative divisions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red Hook together with part of the Bay and soundings, shewing the position they bear to each other and to New York, September 18th. ...

    Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Imperfect: Margins torn. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Signed in different ink: W. B. Porter. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1086 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Porter, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence." In upper margin: No. 7. Stamped on verso: Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1166 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772.

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of James Campbell on Mr. Wiatherhead's claim March 4th. 1786. Richard Lee. In margin: James Campbell. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1093 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the metropolis of the province of South Carolina.

    New York City map shows streets, wharves, ferries, principal buildings, and built-up area. Charleston view is panorama of waterfront and quays with principal buildings lettered for identification (no index present). Relief shown by hachures on New York City map. New York City map removed from London Magazine, Sept. 1776; Charleston view removed from London Magazine, 1762. Imperfect: Charleston view ink-stained at upper left. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • 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 administrative divisions. From Thomas Jeffery's American atlas. 1778. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. No. "17" stamped on verso, upper right corner. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Baye et port d'Yorc, capitale de la Nouvelle Yorc.

    Scale ca. 1:63,000. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 32." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1230 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Crown Point & part of Lake Champlain.

    Scale 1:7,920; 10 chains to 1 in. Title from manuscript on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1117 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle of Harlem Heights and Fort Lee and Fort Independence. No names. On verso in manuscript: Philadelphia & Forts Clinton & Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1158 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook the entrance of Hudson's River in the Province of New Jersey;

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1293 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [A Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1109 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

    Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • 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
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military points of interest, forts, redoubts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1209 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