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

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  • [Differents camps de l'armée de York-town à Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Soulés, François
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina. Brown, Lloyd Arnold. Early maps of the Ohio Valley. 51 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Amérique campagne.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Most of the plans are oriented with north to the top. This is the first in a series of plans of the camps of Comte de Rochambeau's army during the march north from Williamsburg, Va., to Boston, July-December 1782. The soldiers marched in four divisions, each a day's march apart, consequently the camps shown were occupied for ...

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782

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  • This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1

    • Contributor: Churchman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,333. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Shows defense works, forts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1454 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Armée de Rochambeau, 1782. Carte des environs de Williamsburg en Virginie où les armées françoise et américaine ont campés en Septembre 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:15,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of landholders. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1452 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Desandroüins, Jean Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plan du port de Portsmouth levé à vue.

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and premier anchorage areas for ships. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Partie occidentale de la Virginie, Pensylvanie, Maryland, et Caroline Septle. la rivière d'Ohio, et toutes celles qui s'y jettent, partie de la Rivière Mississippi, tout le cours de la rivière de Illinois, ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Translation of Thomas Hutchins' New map of the western part of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina, 1778. Includes descriptive and historical notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 790 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • 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
  • 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
  • Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor et Buchanan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications on "Isle de New York" in vicinity of Hell Gate. LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Côte de York-town à Boston: Marches de l'armée.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Key map of the route of march of Comte de Rochambeau's army from Providence, R.I., to Yorktown, Va., and the return march to Boston. The yellow line from Providence to Head of Elk and Annapolis, Md., and down Chesapeake Bay to ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Reconnoissance, juillet, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Title on verso: Frog's Pointe. Manuscript title from label on verso as originally mounted: Plan d'une batterie de Long Island, destinée à battre le continent [i.e. Frog's Pointe] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows command of "Frogs Pointe" by a battery and two other points on Long Island. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 1776 betwixt the American troops under command of General Washington, and three Hessian regiments under command of Colonell Rall, in ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1

    • Contributor: Wiederholdt, Andreas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, Peaks-hill, Crompond et Hunts-taverne du 17. septembre au 20 octobre 1782.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Kings Ferry operated between Verplank Point and Stony Point. "Peaks-hill" was about 3 miles south of the center of present-day Peekskill. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1219 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/0; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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 d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses.

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extraite d'un Memoire général sur Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 938 Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sault du Niagara, de 135 pieds de haut.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Marche de l'armée française de Providence à la Rivière du Nord.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by manuscript text: Itinéraire du march que l'armée dois faire poursuivre de la Providence à la Rivière du Nord. 11 p. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

    Scale ca. 1:61,000. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips A list of maps of America: Croquis de la rade de Portsmouth; position de la flotte française. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows Portsmouth harbor, including fortifications on shore and position of the French ships "Pluton," "Auguste," and "Bourgogne." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 876 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Notes sur les environs de York: Plan donné par des arpenteurs du pays.

    Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1470 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Ville, port, et rade de Baltimore dans le Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:26,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications, troop encampments, and roads from "White Marsh," "Frederick Town," and "Spuriens." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1419 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Berthier, Louis Alexandre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:25,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' List of maps of America. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The view of Charleston Harbor concerns the assault on Fort Sulivan during the siege of Charleston, 1780. Phillips. Maps of America p. 692 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1250 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780