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 and shading. 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 and deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1006 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. Iohn's on which is fixed the line of forty five degrees north lattit. terminating the boundarys betwe[e]n the provinces of Quebec and ...

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. In pencil, lower left margin: No. 10. Includes descriptive notes and "References to Crown Point." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1074 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Collins, John - Murray, James - Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • The north east shore of the Gulph of Mexico.

    Scale ca. 1:128,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along folds. Shows coasts of western Florida and small portion of Alabama from Apalachicola River to Mobile Bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1651 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
  • 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
  • La Caroline dans l'Amérique septentrionale suivant les cartes angloises.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "Tome I, no. 36." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1510 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Sketch of the harbour of Charles Town

    Scale ca. 1:166,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1550 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1

    • Contributor: Durfee
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Connecticut and parts adjacent.

    Scale ca. 1:375,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1023 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: J3. Copy annotated in pencil: By Bernard Romans, 1777. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 700/2

    • Contributor: Covens Et Mortier Et Covens, Junior - Klockhoff, H. - Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.

    Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Margins are deteriorated. 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 Banker." ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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 correct map of the United States of North America; including the British and Spanish territories, carefully laid down agreeable to the treaty of 1784.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Bankes's New system of universal geography, published by royal authority." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 756 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Bowen, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 53." On verso, partly illegible and in a different hand: Boston ... part of the ... project for the war ... Drawing of a fortification on the road to Roxbury near Boston Neck, with list of proposed guns. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carte du theatre de la guerre presente en Amerique,

    Scale ca. 1:5,350,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset of New Jersey to Massachusetts Bay, ca. 1:1,580,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 737 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Denis, Louis - Basset (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Coast of Maine from Frenchman Bay to Mosquito Harbor.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower edge. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 846 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl: Burgoyne at Swords's and Freeman's Farms on Hudsons River near Stillwater, 1777.

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Four views: View 1. "1st & 2d positions of that Part of the Army Engaged on the 19th of Sept. 1777..." View 2. "3d & 4th Position 19th Sept. 1777." View 3. "Position of the Detatchment &c. &c. in the Action ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A topographical map of the northn. part of New York Island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, with the rebels lines to the southward, which were forced by the ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Hand colored. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes descriptive index. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A new and accurate map of the Province of Pennsylvania, in North America : from the best authorities.

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, roads, forts, rivers, streams, and waterfalls as far west as "Chambers Town." Includes adjacent part of New Jersey. From The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (April, 1780), vol. 64. "West longitude from London." Accompanied by text: Historical and geographical description of the Province of Pennsylvania in North America. [8] p. ; 21 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Nova Anglia.

    Scale ca. 1:2,150,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Differs from other copy in engraving technique in cartouche. Man has 2 buttons on cuff, cloth in Indian's robe is unpatterned, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 806 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • A map of Louisiana, with the course of the Missisipi, and the adjacent rivers, the nations of the natives, the French establishments and the mines; by the author of ye History of ...

    Scale ca. 1:8,500,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From the author's The history of Louisiana; or of the western parts of Virginia and Carolina. 1763. v. 1. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Page Du Pratz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • Plan of Paulus Hook shewing the works erected for its defence, 1781-2 /

    Scale ca. 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes "References" and "Signals." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1289 ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A map of the province of Pensilvania /

    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarked. Removed from: The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer, Dec. 1756, vol. 25. Includes ill. in title cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 711 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Carte du théatre de la guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Treize Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale,

    Scale ca. 1:1,400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Quebec City to Chesapeake Bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 736 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651; 710

    • Contributor: Eliot, J. - Mondhare (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Includes descriptive index to military positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1121 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Heath, Joseph - Eyre, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • 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