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  • Sketch of West Point.

    Sketch of West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

    The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Ar...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Date in title changed to "11th" of "Octr." Annotation added to title: From a sketch taken by an officer on the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Septr. 1777.

    [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Ex...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved copy published by William Faden, 1780. (Faden 68). Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1180 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of the attack on the provincial army on Long Island, August 27th 1776. With the draughts of New York Island, Staten Island, and the adjacent part of the continent.

    Plan of the attack on the provincial army on Long Island, Aug...

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript title on verso: Attack Long Island, 1776. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1148 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, with the subsequent disposition of both armies.

    A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten I...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 2d impression. In lower margin: An account of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of the country in which the army under Lt. General Burgoyne acted in the campaign of 1777, shewing the marches of the army & the places of the principal actions.

    A map of the country in which the army under Lt. General Burg...

    Scale ca. 1:640,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Has watermarks. Second copy of sheet 1: complete set of maps at Faden, William [Maps of the expedition from Canada of Gen. Burgoyne] ...

    • Contributor: Medcalfe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl: Burgoyne at Swords's and Freeman's Farms on Hudsons River near Stillwater, 1777.

    The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl:...

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Four views: View 1. "1st & 2d positions of ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York and Quebec. In the 45th degree of north latitude. Survey'd in the year 1771 & 1772.

    A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York...

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, black and red ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Map shows primarily Vermont with Québec (Province) and New York (State) LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1071 ...

    • Contributor: Valentine, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed ...

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'à Philadelphie

    Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756

    A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken Se...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

    Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th Octob...

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Map of the northern parts of New York.

    Map of the northern parts of New York.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the Hudson River from Albany to Fort Edward, the Mohawk and Hoosic rivers, Schoharie Creek, roads and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • The seat of action, between the British and American forces; or, An authentic plan of the western part of Long Island, with the engagement of the 27th August 1776 between the King's forces and the Americans: containing also Staten Island, and the environs of Amboy and New York, with the course of Hudsons River, from Courtland, the great magazine of the American Army, to Sandy Hook,

    The seat of action, between the British and American forces; ...

    Scale ca. 1:215,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map, 45 x 39 ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

    Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook j...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. "339." Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1229 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

    A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten I...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "References ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, Peaks-hill, Crompond et Hunts-taverne du 17. septembre au 20 octobre 1782.

    Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, P...

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Kings Ferry operated between Verplank Point and Stony Point. "Peaks-hill" was about 3 miles south of the center of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

    Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of wat...

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Position of the army on the 8th Octbr. 1777.

    Position of the army on the 8th Octbr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows British and German troop positions. Includes key to the military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1179 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Marche de l'armée française de Providence à la Rivière du Nord.

    Marche de l'armée française de Providence à la Rivière du Nord.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

    A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near w...

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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 the same, by Claude Joseph Sauthier; to which is added New-Jersey,

    A map of the Province of New-York, reduc'd from the large dra...

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. Two copies. Copy 1, on 2 ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of New York, narrows & part of Long Island with the roads.

    Sketch of New York, narrows & part of Long Island with the ro...

    Scale ca. 1:23,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings in fathoms. Shows distances. In margin, upper left corner: No. 18. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1227 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River near Stillwater on Septr. 17th with the positions of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Septr. 1777.

    Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Exc...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts built round it; which I took on the mountain to the west of Crown Point abt. a miles distance.

    S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the r...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 37 x 30 cm.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A map of part of New-York Island showing a plan of Fort Washington, now call'd Ft. Kniphausen with the rebels lines on the south part, from which they were driven on the 16th of November 1776 by the troupes under the orders of the Earl of Percy.

    A map of part of New-York Island showing a plan of Fort Washi...

    Scale ca. 1:9,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1162 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. aoust 1776; dessin de l'isle de New-York et des Etats.

    Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. ao...

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed. LC copy imperfect: A hole in middle of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1149 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New Jersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec.

    A map of the provinces of New-York and New Jersey, with a par...

    Scale ca. 1:1,040,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth and paper backing. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions in New York and New Jersey. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

    A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, o...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Army.

    Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer o...

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated showing additional names in a different hand. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1147 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chorographical map of the Northern Department of North-America,

    A chorographical map of the Northern Department of North-Amer...

    Scale ca. 1:768,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Shows land grants and purchases in northeastern New York State and granted townships in Vermont and parts ...

    • Contributor: Cóvens Et Mortier - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by the Kings fleet commanded by Captn. Thos. Pringle, upon Lake Champlain, the 11th of October, 1776.

    The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Ar...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "An account of the expedition of the British fleet on Lake Champlain, under the command of Captain Thomas Pringle, and of the defeat of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Country between North River and Croton River.

    [Country between North River and Croton River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. French. Mounted portion on right side wanting. Includes ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

    Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook j...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1230 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketch of the White Plains,

    Sketch of the White Plains,

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows disposition of British, Hessian, and American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1156 ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.

    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadel...

    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, ...

    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensil...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy deteriorated in margins. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D]CC,LV

    A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Do...

    Scale ca. 1:3,300; foot 660 to one 8 of a mile. "To the Honourable James De Lancey ... this plan of the City of New York is humbly dedict. by your honours ...

    • Contributor: Maerschalck, Francis W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • N.W. parts of New York, no. 156.

    N.W. parts of New York, no. 156.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Edges deteriorating and hole in left center. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1081 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • Map of Queens Village or Lloyd Neck in Queens County on the north side of Long Island in the Province (now State) of New York. Situated near the parallel of 41 degrees north lattitude.

    Map of Queens Village or Lloyd Neck in Queens County on the n...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. A sketch map showing locations of houses, with owners' names, ponds, etc. A "fort block house built by ye enemy" [i.e. British] and "An inlet ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sr. William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th. of October, to the 28th. of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains, the 28th. of October.

    A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command...

    Scale ca. 1:84,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC Copy 1 on verso: Plan of operations at New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1055 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

    [Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by hachures. Shows some landownership. On verso: Honbe. Majr. Genl. Green. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1090 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Erskine, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

    A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadi...

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a déterminé géometriquement les principaux points le 22 et le 23 juillet.

    Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont...

    Scale ca. 1:10,300; échelle de 600 toises = 94 cm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts and redoubts. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1215 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

    A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, ...

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his most ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

    A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

    Scale ca. 1:9,300. Alternate title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection: The northern part of the island of New York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title and construction lines ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as for...

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania and the province of Quebec. Drawn by Major Holland, Surveyor General of the Northern District in America.

    The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensi...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudsons River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--Plan of Amboy with its environs from ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay ...

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • The country twenty five miles round New York,

    The country twenty five miles round New York,

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Published according to Act of Parliament, 21st November, 1776, by W. Hawkes ... " Shows radial distances. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan de West-Pointe du nord levé a vue.

    Plan de West-Pointe du nord levé a vue.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1205 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Deux Ponts, Christian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plan of the attack of Fort Clinton and Montgomery which where [sic] stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sr. Henry Clinton, KB, the 6th of October 1777.

    Plan of the attack of Fort Clinton and Montgomery which where...

    Scale ca. 1:21,120. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1195 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy.

    A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, wi...

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.

    Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, wit...

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Boston, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Imperfect: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between that Province & New York.

    Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between t...

    Scale ca. 1:740,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. On verso: No 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1244 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

    A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, ...

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows administrative divisions. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his most obliged humble servant, John Montrésor, engineer. Prime meridian: ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Draft of the lands disputed by Philipse Patent against Beekmans & Rambaults.

    Draft of the lands disputed by Philipse Patent against Beekma...

    Scale 1:31,680; 40 chains to an in. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: [Map of Fishkill and vicinity] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has ...

    • Contributor: Hampton, Jona
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • [Fort Washington & vicinity.

    [Fort Washington & vicinity.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows Fort Washington with the position of Hessian encampment at the time of the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • West Point.

    West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country whereon to erect the new court house than that vulgarly known by the name of Goshen Town.

    Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the m...

    Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York dictæ ex ampliori delineatione ad exactas dimensiones concinnata in arctius spatium redacta cura Claudii Josephi Sauthier cui accedit Nova Jersey ex topographicis observationibus.

    Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York d...

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Title in upper margin: Carte geographique des provinces Neu-York et Neu-Jersey en Amérique publié par les Heritiers de Homann 1778. Hand colored. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown by ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [New York Island.  Military.  Unfinished.

    [New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Title in manuscript on verso "A topographical map of the north part of New York Island." Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map, on sheet 12 x 11 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

    A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, o...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Sault du Niagara, de 135 pieds de haut.

    Sault du Niagara, de 135 pieds de haut.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. view 18 x 26 cm.

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

    Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as...

    Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Zehn Karten und Ansichten den Schlachtfelden des amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskreiges in den Staaten Pennsylvanien und New York] /

    [Zehn Karten und Ansichten den Schlachtfelden des amerikanisc...

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps and by landform drawings on some views. Individual map/view titles in German; statements of attribution in Latin. Statements of attribution differ: Ioh. Martin Will excudit ...

    • Contributor: Will, Johann Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Baye et port d'Yorc, capitale de la Nouvelle Yorc.

    Baye et port d'Yorc, capitale de la Nouvelle Yorc.

    Scale ca. 1:63,000. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 32." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1223 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [Part of a map of the Hudson Highlands showing Forts Clinton and Montgomery.

    [Part of a map of the Hudson Highlands showing Forts Clinton ...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000 (not "1 English mile to a foot"). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermarks. Northern of two or more sheets. Incorrect scale note in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks made on board His Majesty's ship the Lark, A.D. 1777.

    A plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks mad...

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated: By Lieutt. Knatchbull, Recd. 31 Jany. 1778. Includes directions for navigation and profile "The ...

    • Contributor: Knatchbull, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paulus and Red Hook together with part of the bay and soundings shewing the position they bear to each ether [sic] and to New York.

    Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paul...

    Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. "No. 13." Stamped on verso: Montresor. On verso, in upper right ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

    A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:330. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1139 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • West Point, surveyed a coup d'oeil the 24th October, laid down the 27th October 1783.

    West Point, surveyed a coup d'oeil the 24th October, laid dow...

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pencil. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the right. Includes "References" and notes on structure, strength, and location of fortifications and profiles of "Fort ...

    • Contributor: Hinncks, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • [Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

    [Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 33. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1084 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Knypehausen on the 16th November 1776.

    Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under G...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red). Relief shown by hachures. Shows route of march from Kingsbridge to the fort. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1164 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juillet au 19 aoust.

    Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juill...

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 2,000 toises = 40 mm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Staten Island to Tarrytown, N.Y. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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 the same,

    A map of the Province of New-York, reduc'd from the large dra...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: New York. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. LC Maps ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sr. Wm. Howe, K.B., in 1776.

    A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army un...

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Centered on the Hudson River and New York Bay from Sandy Hook to Haverstraw. Includes index entitled ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Osswego on the Lake of Cataroque.

    A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Ossweg...

    Scale ca. 1:410,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: I. Villedary. Also shows the route from Albany to "Crown Point, belonging to the French." Includes "An account of miles from the city of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

    Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by ...

    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

    Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hu...

    Scale ca. 1:21,250. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redou...

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence." In upper ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

    Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the des...

    Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd in the years 1781, & 82.

    Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island,...

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows roads and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1100 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Province de New-York en 4 feuilles,

    Province de New-York en 4 feuilles,

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth and paper backing. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. LC copy annotated in black ink: 13. Place names in English. ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Operations in America. No. 2.

    Operations in America. No. 2.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in pencil. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermark. Shows area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Connecticut and parts adjacent.

    Connecticut and parts adjacent.

    Scale ca. 1:375,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1023 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Covens Et Mortier Et Covens, Junior
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the governments of Trois Rivières, and Montreal:

    The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensi...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title in upper margin: A chorographical map of the country between Albany, Oswego, Fort Frontenac, and les Trois Rivières ... Drawn from authentic surveys by Thomas Jefferys, geographer to ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • The southern part of the Province of New York : with part of the adjoining colonies /

    The southern part of the Province of New York : with part of ...

    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. 1 map ; 25 x ...

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Bræmus Heights on Hudson's River near Stillwater on the 20th Septr. with the position of the detachment &c. in the action of the 7th of Octobr. & the position of the army on the 8th Octr. 1777.

    [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Ex...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved map published by William Faden, 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Skecth [sic] of the road from Kings Bridge to White Plains.

    Skecth [sic] of the road from Kings Bridge to White Plains.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads in Westchester and Bronx counties, New York and Hessian military units in Westchester County, some in more than one ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

    [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern p...

    Scale ca. 1:7,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop symbols, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A survey of Frog's Neck and the rout[e] of the British Army to the 24th of October 1776, under the command of His Excellency the Honorable William Howe, General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &ca, &ca, &ca.

    A survey of Frog's Neck and the rout[e] of the British Army t...

    Scale 1:24,000; 2,000 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Includes "References to the plan." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1152 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the cape to Philadelphia.

    A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact ...

    Scale ca. 1:280,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and "Tide table." Accompanied by: Directions for navigating up Delaware-Bay from the capes to Reedy-Island by Capt. ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Westchester County coast, New Rochelle to Horseneck River: unfinished.

    [Westchester County coast, New Rochelle to Horseneck River: u...

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. An unfinished sketch with pencil construction lines, some names pencilled in, and notes only ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Oyster Bay and Huntington. Huntington Bay.

    Oyster Bay and Huntington. Huntington Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:25,250. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and inset "Hell Gate" ca. 1:25,250. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1231 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.

    A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in fr...

    Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.

    A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1129 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Maps of the expedition from Canada of Gen. Burgoyne]

    [Maps of the expedition from Canada of Gen. Burgoyne]

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Maps no. 4 and 5 have hinged overlays showing different positions. From John Burgoyne's A state of the expedition from Canada. 1780. Includes indexed ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780