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

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  • Environs de New-York, de Long-Island, etc.

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1212 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Reconnoissance, juillet, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Title on verso: Frog's Pointe. Manuscript title from label on verso as originally mounted: Plan d'une batterie de Long Island, destinée à battre le continent [i.e. Frog's Pointe] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows command of "Frogs Pointe" by a battery and two other points on Long Island. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. aoust 1776; dessin de l'isle de New-York et des Etats.

    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 the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Differents camps de l'armée de York-town à Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Soulés, François
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Plan de la position de l'armée françoise autour de Newport et du mouillage de l'escadre dans la rade de cette ville.

    Scale ca. 1:7,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes index to fortifications, French army camps, and French naval vessels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1020 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Amérique campagne.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Most of the plans are oriented with north to the top. This is the first in a series of plans of the camps of Comte de Rochambeau's army during the march north from Williamsburg, Va., to Boston, July-December 1782. The soldiers marched in four divisions, each a day's march apart, consequently the camps shown were occupied for ...

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782

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

    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 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [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
  • Plan du port de Portsmouth levé à vue.

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and premier anchorage areas for ships. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juillet au 19 aoust.

    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 America, 1750-1789, 1211 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/2; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Quatre positions de la flotte française et positions de la flotte anglaise.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1021 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan de la ville, port, et rade de Newport, avec une partie de Rhode-Island occupée par l'armée française aux ordres de Mr. Le comte de Rochambeau, et de l'escadre française commandée.

    Scale ca. 1:26,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by form lines and shading. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and positions of French naval vessels. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes index to defenses. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1018 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1

    • Contributor: Churchman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées françoise et américaine en 8bre. 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1466 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 400; 651/1

    • Contributor: Querenet De La Combe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [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, 1213 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,333. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Shows defense works, forts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1454 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les campemens de l'Armée combinée de France et d'Amérique.

    Scale ca. 1:14,640. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and "Nota." LC Maps ofth America, 1750-1789, 1467 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 400; 651/1

    • Contributor: Querenet De La Combe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    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 where whale boats & barges may be secreted" are of Revolutionary War interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1202 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses.

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extraite d'un Memoire général sur Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 938 Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,220. Title on verso: Ouvrages faits à Portsmouth en Virginie par les Anglais, et rasé en 1781 par les François. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1455 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 de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan de New-York et des environs,

    Scale ca. 1:6,336. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York," ca. 1:126,720. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 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