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 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 - Lindsay, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • 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
  • Plano del Pto. de la Movila situado en la latd. N. de 300 10ʹ tomado á los Ings., el día 14 de marzo de 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the entrance to Mobile Bay. Mounted on cloth backing. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 95. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367887/27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1669 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 862 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [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
  • Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zonds. y baxos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendo por los pilos. de la Armada, el año 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: IV; and, left half of fleur-de-lis (?). Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso prior to mounting on cloth backing: 69. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Anclote Keys, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1612 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ...

    • Contributor: Clemes, Andres
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1751 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 155 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 17??
  • 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
  • Plano de la hermosa Bahía de Naranjos situada en la costa del norte de la ysla de Sn. Tiago de Cuva;

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermark: J. Kool. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 318 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 238. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Gomez, Joachin Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 - San Martín Suárez, José De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • 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: 1783
  • [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
  • [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 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
  • 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 - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz, Spain)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians ...

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Includes descriptive index and notes. On verso: Endorsed. In Mr. Stuarts (No. 39) of 6th Feby. 1772. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1649 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 858 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Taitt, David - Stuart, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • [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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plano de la Baía de Guantánamo, en la ysla de Cuva, cuya boca se alla en latitud N. 20 gs. y en la longitd. de Thenerife 301 gs. 27 ms. /

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Mounted on cloth backing. In lower right corner: R. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 124. Indexed LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1836 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 342 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751