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

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  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plano. I descripcion de la costa, desde el Cavo Cañaveral, hasta cerca de la boca de la Vir[g]inia, contando, costa de Florida, Georgia y Carolinas del S, y N, con todos sus ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Manuscript, ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shoals outlined in green. "N.4" and initials of Dn. Badaraco inscribed under title. Imperfect: Parts of title washed away. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1382 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 849 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Linares, Juan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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