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

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  • A Map of forty miles north, thirty miles west, and twentyfive miles south of Boston, including an accurate draft of the harbour and town.

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "References to the harbour and environs of Boston," reflecting points of general interest and military events which occured in 1775, "References to the town of Boston," and inset of "Boston Town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 903 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains.

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of British and American forces. Indexed for points of interest. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 923 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain - Croisey, P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, B. Romans.

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed for points of interest. Insets with indexes: Plan of Boston and its environs, 1775.--A view of the lines thrown up on Boston Neck; by the ministerial army. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 880 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Hancock, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

    Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 895 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert - Gage, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston, shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd ...

    Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Hole in center. "No. 11." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "A general plan of the island of Castle William shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent islands," 1:6,000, and two cross section views. LC Maps ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin: The following description of the action near Boston, on the 17th of June, is taken from a letter written by General Burgoyne to his nephew Lord Stanley. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 918 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Burgoyne, John - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A correct view of the late battle at Charlestown : June 17th, 1775 /

    Shows troops in action, British ships, and the village of Charleston. Bird's-eye-view. Exhibited in G&M exhibit, May 1975. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A Map of 100 miles round Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Cape Ann to the Connecticut River and from northern Connecticut River and from northern Connecticut and Rhode Island to Kittery and York in Maine. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 891 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 statute miles to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 962 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and margins. Includes navigational notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 977 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: 1776
  • 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
  • Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His ...

    Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 907 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America,

    Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 973 Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Mowat, Henry - Auvergne, P. D
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of the environs of Roxbury showing roads to Jamaica, Cambridge, Dorchester, Milton, etc.

    Scale not given. Title from P. L. Phillips' List of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Typewritten label on verso: Map of the environs of Boston showing roads from Roxbury to Dorchester, Milton, Jamaica, Cambridge, and Walter T., Brooklyn and N. York. 1775. Ascribed on label: Probably by Ensign De Berniere and Captain Brown. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Browne, William - De Berniere, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A map of 100 miles round Boston.

    Relief shown pictorially. Hand col. From the Gentleman's magazine, v. 45, June 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

    Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Relief shown by hachures. Plate "No. 18." "T. XVI. B." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 884 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • The Seat of war in New England, by an American volunteer, with the marches of the several corps sent by the Colonies towards Boston, with the attack on Bunkers-Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Plan of Boston Harbour, from an actual survey" and "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June, 1775." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 813 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 904 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A chart of the harbour of Boston

    Scale ca. 1:24,500. Title from accompanying title page. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. Includes index entitled "References" to Boston. "Nautical remarks and directions" and "Marks for the rocks and shoals in sailing into the harbour" on title page. Accompanied by title page. 1 l. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 3. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 929 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan of the Neck and environs.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different points from a battery on Foster's Hill on Dorchester Neck and from fortifications outside the Neck which do not agree. Annotated in pencil: No. 60. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 916 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

    Scale ca. 1:4,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of British and "Rebel" troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill. North is oriented to the bottom. Called a rough draft of the same cartographer's ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775