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

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  • Maps of East and West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Cover title. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of printed maps: Florida and its vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "To the Marine Society of the city of New York ...; To the hon'ble, the planters in Jamaica ...; To all commanders of vessels round the globe ... " Drawn in 1774, but was not published until 1781, ...

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title on verso: Nantucket Shoals and Buzzards's Bay by Lieutt. Knight, 1778. Soundings shown in fathoms. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over an undecipherable figure, all of which are over the letters GR and J. Whatman. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 984 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plano del Puerto de la Mobila Situado en latd. No. de 300 10ʹ m. tomado á los Ingleses el dia 14 de Marzo de 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the entrance to Mobile Bay, with the peninsula of "Pta. de la Mobilla" and the "Ya. Delfina." On verso: No. 188. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1670 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Chart of Plymouth Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 960 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'a Philadelphie d'après la carte de Joshua Fisher publie a Philadelfia, à la Havana, Chéz de Moun̂oz, rue ...

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, and watercolor. Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Place names in English. Copied from Georges Louis LeRouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778. v. 1, pl. no. 14. Includes "Direcctions pour monter la baye de Delaware" and inset. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1364 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 818 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Ybarra
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Rio de la Empalizada hasta Cavo de Clara. Por las latitudes y longitudes de Dn. Bartolome de Rosa.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Title on verso: Florida & Cuba, 140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Ferro. Shows Cuba, Bahama Islands, northern Yucatan Peninsula, and the coast of the United States from "Cape Clara" to the mouth of the Mississippi River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 763 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • Carte detaillée de West Point sur la rivière d'York au confluent des Rivières de Pamunkey et Matapony.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title on verso: West Point sur le riviere d'York au confluent du Pamunkey et du Matapony. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ferry routes, ship channels, and names of landholders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1460 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. Traduit de l'anglais.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Based on A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. [1777] From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 956 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    Carta que comprehende la Neuva York, Nueva Ynglaterra, la Acadia ò Neuva Escocia la Ysla Real, la de Sn. Juan, con parte de la de Terra Noba: ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Manuscript, ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shoals outlined in yellow. "42." "Sujeta alas longitudes delos neuvos quarterones que por disposicion del Exmo. Sor. Dn. Josef Solano Comandante Genl. dela Esqda. y fuerzas maritimas dela Havana ... " Includes text and 3 shore line profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Sketch of the harbour of North Edisto, 2d March 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1553 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Searched 3-26-96 ga16

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

    Scale ca. 1:51,500. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. "The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. "339." Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1229 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • Boston & harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: triangular hole in lower right corner, portions missing in margins and along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 995 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2 Vault

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Catalog Record

    A Plan of the coast from Cape Anne in north latitude 42042ʹ & 70033ʹ west longitude from Greenwich: ... to Isle Scattery in long. 50040ʹ & latitude 460 [0]ʹ north, ... including ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Manuscript, red and black ink and watercolor, some letters and features roughed in pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Shoals shown with a line of pale red wash. "Acc. no. 2442." Three paintings of shoreline profiles: Lighthouse of Boston from the channel sailing out.--Halifax light house west 3 miles.--Cape Babtist a lofty promontory at the head of Bay Fundy. Bearing WBN 3 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and lower margin. No. "16" in upper left corner. "Note. The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 981 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of the bay of Narraganset with the islands therein and part of the country adjacent.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "References" to the fortifications and defenses of the region. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1001 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Catalog Record

    Carte réduite des côtes orientales de l'Amérique septentrionale. Contenant celles des provinces de New-York et de la Nouvelle Angleterre, celles de l'Acadie ou Nouvelle Ecosse, de l'Île Royale de l'Île St. Jean, ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Coast of New England from Chatham Harbor to Narragansett Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 988 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and sounded by Lieutenant John Hunter of the Navy," ca. 1:29,000, and index to defenses. Two copies. Copy 1, land areas done in a wash. Copy 2, outlined in yellow. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777