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

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  • Philadelphie,

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Oriented with north toward the right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is humbly inscribed by ...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in ink. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Churchman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • Plan de l'île d'Amelia à la côte de la Floride orientale, tiré de la carte de la Georgie et de la Caroline méridionale de De Brahm, et assujeti pour le port de ...

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Number stamped on: 343. From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. Includes "Instruction," text, notes, and "Vue de l'entrée de la riviere de St. Mary." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1634 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1; 700/2; ...

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • An accurate map of the English colonies in North America, bordering on the river Ohio.

    Covers from Maine to South Carolina and west to Lake Michigan. Relief shown pictorially. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure, Dec., 1754, v. 15, pg. 241 LC maps of North America, 1750-1789, 707 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 1730

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • [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
  • General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in ...

    Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost panel. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black) and graphite pencil. Relief shown pictorially. Indicates nature of the adjacent landscape along the hatched route line. The date of the final rendering of the route by Dr. McGowan is not known ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Plan von Rhode Island, und deren dem comando des Herrn General Majors Presgott inf dies-malig befundlichen campements.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Includes index to encampments, fortifications, and naval positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1014 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Schiffer, J. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains.

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of British and American forces. Indexed for points of interest. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 923 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

    Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Island.

    Scale ca. 1:1,750. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Williams, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia.

    Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Indexed. Appears in The Philadelphia almanack for the year 1778. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1316 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • 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
  • An Accurate map of New Hampshire in New England, from a late survey.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. From the Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure. March, 1781. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 872 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • St. Augustine and its environs.

    Scale ca. 1:7,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. In pencil: 219. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1645 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the Army under the command of Genl. Sir Willm. Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:14,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Title on verso: Batle [sic] of Brandy Wine. American battles. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Unfinished map showing topography and deployment of troops. Stamped on verso: Montrésor. In upper left corner: No. 12. Includes list of troops and "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1335 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Battle of Bunker Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:3,900. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military interest in different hand and ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 897 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plano de Philadelphia.

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Copied from Joshua Fishers' "To the merchants & insurers of the city of Philadelphia, this chart of Delaware Bay and river." Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Shows shipping channels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the ...

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text, "References to the batteries," and "A list of the principal farms in Rhode Island." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1003 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan of the town and harbour of St. Augustine.

    Scale ca. 1:47,000. Title from typed label mounted with map. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Ascribed to William Roberts' An account of the first discovery and natural history of Florida, 1763 by typed label mounted with map. Differs from the map in Roberts' work and from the map in Thomas Jefferys' A description of the Spanish ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Plan of Perth Amboy from an actual survey. Sketch of Bonham Town.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Sketch of Bonhamton shows "Redoubts for its defence in the winter, 1776-1777." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1249 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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