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  • [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

    Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753, deed drawn. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. Accompanied by handwritten surveying notes of April 4, 1750, signed by George Washington. Martin. George Washington atlas, 14a Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • Map of the county of Frederick, 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. Title from manuscript annotations, ascribed to George Washington, on verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1438 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Moffet, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • A draught of the Bay of Honduras and part of the Musquetto Shore.

    Scale ca. 1:435,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over a cross, all over an undecipherable mark and the letters LVC. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2128 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 60 Includes descriptive notes and "A large draught of Trusillo Bay of lattid. 16014ʹ No., variation 6030ʹ e[as]terly," ca. 1:38,000. Shows ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Fort on Noddles Island.

    Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in different hand: W. H. Spooner. No. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Plan of Cape Antonia.

    Scale ca. 1:62,000. Title on verso: Cape Antonia, 130. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 306 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1787 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zondas y bajos, nuebamente corregidos y enmendado por los pilotos de la Armada, el año de ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Order number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 321214/23. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Anclote Keys, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 834 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1613 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Camerino, Leonardo Miguel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Draught of the Bay of Honduras and the Musqueto Shoar.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Variation 6d. 30 m. easterly in the year 1764." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2127 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 61 Shows part of the coasts of Honduras and Belize. In pencil: 32. Includes table "Latitude of the different points of land in ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera cituado una legua al O. de la Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: Adriaan Roger; and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 320 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1822 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 147. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: San Martín Suárez, José De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • [Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Marblehead Harbor.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower margins. Publication information trimmed from lower margin. Shows coast of Essex County, Massachusetts and part of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 963 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: 1781
  • Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1603 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 821 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Lefargue, Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • [Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

    Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Shows "Genl. Braddock field," but the route is via Fort Burd, built in 1759. The Monongahela River is extensively mapped. "No. 22. Case C, no. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A Plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text, Printed line of music and verses of drinking songs on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in LC Information bull. v. 42 no. 17, 25 Apr. 1983 Vault Acquisitions control no. 7-82

    • Contributor: Clinton, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pictorial map. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2107 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 431 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Ozanne, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plano de la bahía de Guantánamo en la ysla de Cuva, cuya boca se halla en latd. N. de 20 gros. y longd. de Tenerife 30l. gs. 27 ms. ... /

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Kool. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 312 Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 125. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera situado una legua al O. de la Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: IV, fleur-de-lis, and unidentifiable watermark. Depths shown by soundings. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 321 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1823 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 146. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Morete, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • [Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military services ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 785 Annotated by George Washington: Patented in the name of ...

    • Contributor: Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1447 Accompanied by 2 manuscript notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • A plan of the harbour of Pensacola in West-Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:32,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Soundings shown in fathoms at low tide. Includes "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1656 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 892 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Gauld, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Plan de la ville du Trou Jéremie, rélatif à l'article 13 du projet géneral de défense.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper mounted on heavy paper. Watermark: Queen Laid with a D within a diamond above. Imperfect: Holes along folds and discolored. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1896 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 458 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. First state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The first state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1432 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • A Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts of the Spanish dominions to the westward of the Mississipi.

    Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the present state of Mississippi, southeastern Louisiana, and Mobile Bay. Includes note on navigation and "This line being proposed to be the eastern boundary of the New Collony is supposed to run parrallel to the R. Mississipi and to continue in this direction 'till it strikes on the R. Ohio." Mounted on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • [Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Plano del puerto del Guárico, cuyo conocimto. y entrada es del modo siguiente.

    Scale ca. 1:35,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Oriented with north to the bottom. Depths shown by soundings. Mounted on cloth backing LC Luso-Hispanic World, 464 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black ink in lower right corner: N. 7. J.F.B. Maggs number annotated in pencil ...

    • Contributor: Linares, Juan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • [Costa de Cuba desde Cabo de San Antonio a la bahía de Cardenas].

    Scale ca. 1:270,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: D. & C. Blauw; and, the letters DCB in a shield with a double letter. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the bottom. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in brown ink in left lower corner: 11. Maggs number annotated in pencil in right lower corner: 40. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1696 LC Nautical charts on vellum ; 33 Manuscript, pen-and-ink, green watercolor, and pencil, on vellum. A narrow elongation, 19 x 3 cm., extending from the simulated neck on the left side, was apparently designed to fasten the chart when rolled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770