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

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  • A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: triangular hole in lower right corner, portions missing in margins and along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 995 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2 Vault

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'armée américaine et le G'l Clinton l'armée angloise le 28 juin 1778 /

    Shows troop positions at the Battle of Monmouth (near Englishtown, Monmouth Co., N.J.). Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Sectioned to 12 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape /

    Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on vellum. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes numbered index and navigational and descriptive notes. Notes on watering places and glossary on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1624 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 867 Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Braddock, David Cutler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • 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 of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quantity of seven and a half mile of land & water, granted by the General Court to the proprietors of ...

    Scale ca. 1:43,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. "A true copy compared, A. Oliver, sect." Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 833 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Noyes, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC copy annotated with "No. 2" to the left of the title; concentric circles, drawn in ink, centered on compass roses; and, a stamp "Engr. Dept. U. States Topl. Bureau." Annotated on verso: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From The North-American pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence. 1777. v. 2. LC Maps of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the attacks against Fort Miflin on Mud Island which surrendered 16th, November 1777 to the Kings troops under the command of the honorable Sir William Howe K.B. general and ...

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 9." Includes "List of the rebel fleet ... exclusive of a number of fire rafts." "Montresor" stamped on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1347 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan de la ville, du port, et de la rade de New-port et Rhode Island. Debarquement en 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:26,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and position of French naval vessels. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1019 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Battle of Guildford fought on the 15 of March 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:10,800. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1514 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • The southern part of the Province of New York : with part of the adjoining colonies /

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. "For the London magazine 1778." Relief shown pictorially. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of the post at Great Bridge, on the south branch of the Elizabeth River, Virginia, establish'd the 5th February 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1453 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • 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
  • Bowles's new pocket map of the most inhabited part of New England; comprehending the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire; with the colonies of Connecticut & Rhode Island; divided into their ...

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset. LC Trails, 28 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 812 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A Plan of the late Province of Main as far as Kennebeck River.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and a section of the upper left corner missing. In 2 sections, mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows internal boundaries. Accompanied by positive photocopy of verso, taken prior to mounting, showing "Backers Town." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 836 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A map of the Province of New-York reduc'd from the large drawing of that Province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon, Esqr., Captain General & Governor of ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other copies: Western boundary of Tryon County and eastern boundaries of Cumberland and Glocester counties not colored. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. Appears in William Faden's The North American atlas. 1777. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Carte de la Virginie Mari-land &a.

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome I, no. 35." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1437 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756

    Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1076 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military points of interest, forts, redoubts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1209 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
  • Plan of Savannah and its environs in 1782.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Part of the Province of Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows Princess Ann, Norfolk, and part of Nansemond counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1143 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • A map, Middlesex County.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of Middlesex County by B. Morgan, A. Dunham [and] J. Rue. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A map of the United States of America agreeable to the peace of 1783.

    Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Portion of upper left corner missing and margins have been trimmed. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Guthries new system of geography." Shows provincial boundaries, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers and lakes, a few forts and place-names. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 748 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Darton, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • New Hampshire.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso. Title in manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection: Harbour of Portsmouth, N. Hampshire. Title in LC's Maps of America: Chart of coast of New Hampshire, near Portsmouth and the Isles of Shoals. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 874 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770