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

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  • A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His ...

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 700/2

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • A plan of the town of Newport in Rhode Island.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the left. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1013 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia,

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Shows names of landowners in rural areas, "Billingsfort Id.," "Billingsfort," and "Red Bank Fort." Includes table of distances and "Elevation of the State House." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1321 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Catalog Record

    Carte de l'Amérique septentrionale, depuis la baye d'Hudson jusqu'au Mississipi: pour servir aux essais historiques et politiques sur la révolution de cette partie du monde. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:7,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. From the publisher's Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américans. 1782. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hilliard D'Auberteuil, Michel René
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A map of the British and French dominions in North America with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, & forts, as they are now.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. Alternate title: Carte des possessions Angloises & Françoises du continent de l'Amérique septentrionale. Par I. Palairet. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. French and English. Designed to show possessions by color, not colored. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 84 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in blue, red, ...

    • Contributor: Rocque, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • West Indies.

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows southern United States, eastern Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. Appears in the author's A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1701 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Guthrie, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A new plan of the island of Grenada, from the original French survey of Monsieur Pinel; taken in 1763 by order of government, and now published with the addition of English names, ...

    Scale ca. 1:34,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows administrative areas, sugar mills, and coffee and cocoa plantations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inscription to "Lieutt. General Robert Melvill, late His Majesty's Captain General, Governor in Chief &c. of the ceded islands of Grenada, the Grenadines, Dominica, St. Vincet, & Tobago, in America." Vault ...

    • Contributor: Paterson, Daniel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan de New-York et des environs,

    Scale ca. 1:6,336. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York," ca. 1:126,720. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper, conserved. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des isles Antilles, reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple,

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Title in margin: Carte d'une partie de l'Amérique pour la navigation des isles et du Golfe du Mexique avec l'interieur des terres depuis la Bermude jusqu'a Cayenne, partie meridionale, reduite de la carte angloise en 20 feuilles par Mr. Popple avec quelques corrections et augmentations par Phil. Buache. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. European ...

    • Contributor: Buache, Philippe - Buache, Jean Nicolas - Popple, Henry - Dezauche
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

    Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows fortifications opposite Windmill Island and at the Middle Ferry across the Schuylkill River. Some land owners are identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1325 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Catalog Record

    Carte générale des treize États-Unis & indépendants de l'Amérique septentrionale pour servir au spectateur américain. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relief shown pictorially. From Joseph Mandrillon's Le spectateur américain. Amsterdam, E. van Harreveldt, 1784. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Includes notes. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Old Maps and Prints Acquisitions control no. 2004-058

    • Contributor: Klockhoff, H. (Hendrik) - Mandrillon, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • A plan of the city and harbour of Havanna, capital of the island of Cuba.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. May 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1812 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In upper margin: For the London Mag. Includes note and index. LC copy imperfect: Upper margin of copy 2 trimmed removing the phrase "For the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Carte de la Florida, de la Louisiane, et pays voisins : pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages /

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV, in 40, no. 12. Tome 14, in 80, page 1ere." Copy one has vol. and plate numbers scratched out. Appears in Jean Françoise de la Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages ... atlas, 1780. Lowery, 431 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 75 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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
  • [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
  • Partie orientale du Canada, traduitte de l'anglois de la carte de Jefferys publiée a Londres en May 1755.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Isle de Fer. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 31 Includes "Table comparative." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Piano della città e porto dell' Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1815 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Il gazzettiere americano. 1763. v. 2. Indexed. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juillet au 19 aoust.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 2,000 toises = 40 mm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Staten Island to Tarrytown, N.Y. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1211 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/2; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of the post at Great Bridge, on the south branch of the Elizabeth River, Virginia, establish'd the 5th February 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1453 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • Catalog Record

    An Accurate map of the present seat of war between Great-Britain and her colonies in North America. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:5,600,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Area extends from James Bay to Philadelphia and from the Great Lakes to Penobscot Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776