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

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  • [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

    Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Cavo de la Agusa hasta la Barra de Palmas diga de la Trinidad: Con todas las yslas, bajos, arresifes & ca. Leho por ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Title on verso: Palmas to Carthagena, 206. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Prime meridian: Ferro. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1687 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 41 Insets: Plans de la Nueva Vera Cruz; con todos sus bajos, yslas, y sondas situado in los 19010ʹ de latd. Norte y en 27705ʹ de longt. segun el meridiano de Tenerife ...

    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamente correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Real Armada en el ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolors, and pencil. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Apalachee Bay, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 826 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1605 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • El Guarico, alias, el cavo Frances, es una de las colonias y puertos qe. poseen los Franceses en la parte occidental de la Ysla Española una de la Caribes u de Varlovento ...

    Scale ca. 1:18,880. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: IV. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 462 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1880 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 46. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sánchez, Josef María.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • 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 y costa de la Palisada o de Misipipi zituada, su entrada o Cabo de Lodo en 29 gs. 17 ms. de lattud. norte y en longd. de 385 gs. 3 ms. ...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1599 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 851 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Liguera Y Antayo, Juan De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Rl. Armada en el ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Watermarks: IV, fleur-de-lis, and other unidentifiable watermark. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 828 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ar161500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black (?) ink on verso prior to mounting ...

    • Contributor: Gómez Y Sande, Juan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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
  • Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His ...

    Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449 Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Plano de la Bahía de Ocoa situado en la banda del sur de la Ysla Española.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1904 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 392 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 246. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Vera, Juan De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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
  • Plano del Puerto de Samá, situado en la costa del N. de la ysla de Sntiágo. de Cuba.

    Scale ca. 1:11,500. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 334 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1831 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 275. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lahaurie Meritorio, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the province of East Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows "Spanish old fields overgrown with scrubs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1635 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 879 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Roworth, Sam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • [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
  • 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
  • Carte générale de la partie française de l'isle de St. Domingue.

    Scale ca. 1:350,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 451 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1869 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Index map to coastal charts, with coastline divided into 50 sections. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plano del puerto de la Havana, situado en la parte del N. de la ysla de Cuba en la lattd. de 23010ʹ y en longd. astronómica de 293047ʹ, meridiano de Tenerife ...

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and red and yellow watercolors. Watermark: Beehive. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1820 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 105. Vault AACR2: 440; ...

    • Contributor: Boto Villa, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Descripcion de las costas, islas placeres, i bajos delas, Indias Occidentales,

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Shows the Atlantic coast of southern U.S., Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. "Sibre para Domingo de Belasco Pilo to del Paqui Bot Delrei el Cortes." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1694 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 30 LC Nautical charts on vellum Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Pedro Alcantara
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • [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