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

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  • Carta que comprehende la Neuva York, Nueva Ynglaterra, la Acadia ò Neuva Escocia la Ysla Real, la de Sn. Juan, con parte de la de Terra Noba: ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Manuscript, ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shoals outlined in yellow. "42." "Sujeta alas longitudes delos neuvos quarterones que por disposicion del Exmo. Sor. Dn. Josef Solano Comandante Genl. dela Esqda. y fuerzas maritimas dela Havana ... " Includes text and 3 shore line profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Has watermarks. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes view of "Sancoty Head S.S.W. 10 miles distant." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 824 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Boston & harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

    Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Imperfect. Lower right section missing. Parts of upper right section torn away. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston, and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay, and Annapolis Royal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 710

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian - Jno. Mount and Tho. Page
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Chart of the Gulf Coast from Pensacola to Atchafalaya River.

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1607 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: 1780
  • Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1506 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of Mobile Bar,

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. "The soundings are in feet." Shows "Isle Dauphine," "Mobile Point," "Pelican Id.," and other islands. Plate no. "33." From Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1668 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • A chart of the bay and harbour of Pensacola in the Province of West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1663 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Gauld, George - Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'à Philadelphie

    Scale ca. 1:230,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset of Philadelphia, text, and "Table des marées." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1357 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Cape Corientes, 175-?]

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. Title from verso. Title supplied by cataloger. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the coast from "C. Corientes" to "North Bluff." Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 294 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • Plan de la baie et du havre de Casco et des îles adjacentes,

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "335." Appears in France. Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 843 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1; 710

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian - Sartine, Antoine De - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plano de la bahia de Pansacola.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts, churches, and Campbelltown pictorially. Includes sailing directions for entering the bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1667 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Paredes, Antonio Donato - Rivelles, Pedro - Magule, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • La baye de Spiritu Santo, côte occidentale de la Floride. S. Augustin, capitale de la Floride orientale.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800 and ca. 1:24,500. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "27." From G. L. Le Rouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1647 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Maps of East and West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Cover title. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of printed maps: Florida and its vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "To the Marine Society of the city of New York ...; To the hon'ble, the planters in Jamaica ...; To all commanders of vessels round the globe ... " Drawn in 1774, but was not published until 1781, ...

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Fort Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for ...

    Scale ca. 1:695,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nicholas or English Harbor.--The mountains of our Lake or Notre Dame.--The road of Tadousac.--The traverse or passage from Cape Torment into the South Channel of Orleans Island.--A view of the lands from Cape Torment to the ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete, deterioration along fold, and brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1005 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A new chart of the river St. Laurence, from the island of Anticosti to the falls of Richelieu: With all the islands, rocks, shoals, and soundings, also particular directions for navigating the ...

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Originally on 12 plates. "This chart was drawn from particular surveys of the following places; and published for the use of British navigators, by command of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty Charles Saunder, Pall Mall, May 1st., 1760." Shows settlements, ship channels, and anchorages. Includes text and ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A Sketch of the harbour of St. Iago de Cuba.

    Scale ca. 1:15,500. Title on verso: Plan & chart, St. Jago de Cuba, 81. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1844 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 371 Includes "Reference" and "Some remarks in sailing into this harbour." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A new and correct chart of North America from Cape-Cod, to the Havannah;

    Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy imperfect: Small hole in bottom. Includes notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 769 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Moore, John Hamilton - Robinson, G. G. (George G.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Hamond, Andrew Snape - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, and Penobscot Bay, with Owls Head, Vinalhaven Island, Isle au Haut, and other islands.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 857 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
  • Isle Amelia en Floride.

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. Includes notes and "Vue de l'entrée de la Riviere St. Marys ou Ste. Marie." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1631 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: [Plate no.] 26. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - Fuller, William - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Puerto del Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:34,000. Title on attached label on verso: The city and harbour of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows settlements and fortifications. No. "43" in lower left margin. Includes index, sailing directions, and view of entrance to the bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 957 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 961 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Campo, Josef Del
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780