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

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  • Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade by the Americans from the 8th of December, 1775 to the 13th of May, 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:6,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to important buildings and military defenses. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 611 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries/

    Relief shown by shading and land forms. Buildings, vegitation, ships and military troop and encampent positions shown pictorially. Shows military troop and ship positions for the Siege of Louibourg in 1758. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor, covered with silk fabric and varnished. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bockoune, Lamiralle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Done by order of His excellency Montagu Wilmot, Esq. Governor and Commander in Chief of Nova Scotia, &c., &., &.,

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Contributor: Morris, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Vue de Quebec, capitale du Canada.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1073.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Renvois" indicating 10 important buildings as seen from the east. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A general plan of Annapolis Royal

    Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermark. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hamilton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • Plan de la ville de Québec.

    Scale ca. 1:3,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 594 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • Plan de la ville de Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Partie occidentale du Canada et septentrionale de la Louisiane avec une partie de la Pensilvanie,

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. "Longitude occidentale du prémier méridien." Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: [A group of 3 crescents and a fleur-de-lis over the letters AS] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 134 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Pensilvaniæ, Novæ-Cæsareæ, Novi-Eboraci, Aquanishuonigæ et Canadæ,

    Shows a few provincial boundaries, towns, Indian villages and trading posts, forts, rivers, and relief.

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated with names and descriptive notes and letterpress. Watermark: J. Whatman. Shows Indian tribes of western Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 787 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Henry, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    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 of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1043 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the coast of Gabarus Bay from the west end of Kennington Cove to White Point shewing the several batteries and retrenchments made by the French to oppose the landing ...

    Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, C. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Partie de l'Amérique septent? qui comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Canada,

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 61 From the author's Atlas universel. 1757 [i.e. 1758] Includes "Supplement pour les Lacs du Canada," ca. 1:5,500,000. On verso: [Plate no.] 98, Canada. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry [sic] shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by ...

    Relief shown by shading. "NB. The British works are coloured yellow and thier [sic] encampments red with the faceings [sic] of the different corpes [sic]. The French works and encampments are coloured blue." "N.B. The different parts were surveyed as follows viz, the east side of the Falls of Montmorency, the Point of Orleans, and the south side of the River St. Lawrence by ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Northern part of the Gut of Canso, part of the island of Cape Bocton,

    Scale not given. Title from annotation on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Annotated on verso: Purchased out of Lord Colvil's collection. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 375 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Morris, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Partie occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada

    Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 19 Covers the area from Lake Superior to Kaskaskia and from Delaware Bay to the Mississippi River. Shows a few towns, missions, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers and lakes, portages, and early place-names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Plan of the Isle aux Noix, in the River Richelieu, and Province of Canada.

    Scale 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Annotated on verso: No. 4. Plan of the Isle aux Noix. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 620 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Walker, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Québec and New England states boundaries. Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • This map of the province of Nova-Scotia and parts adjacent.

    Scale ca. 1:3,750,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Maritime Provinces, Newfoundland, and the St. Laurence River Valley between 1755 and 1757. Inscribed to "His Majesty's Province of Nova Scotia ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 77 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "View of Boston," inset of Halifax Harbor, and insets, with indexes, of ...

    • Contributor: Turner, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the route from St. Francis to Connecticut River,

    Scale ca. 1:633,000; 10 miles to an in. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 622 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Finlay, Hugh
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Map of Nova Scotia, or Acadia; with the islands of Cape Breton and St. John's, from actual surveys,

    Scale ca. 1:390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows administrative boundaries on St. John's Island. Includes inscription to "John Manners." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 651/5; 700/1

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • [Map of St. Mary's and Petit d'Grat Harbour.]

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Whatman. Author and title from P. Lee Phillips' Maps of America. 1901. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 363 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Contributor: Morris, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent countrys.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Pacific Coast from 400 N. lat. to 600 N. lat. From the author's General topography of North America and the West Indies. 1768. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 95 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • Partie orientale du Canada.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Text in French and German. From the author's Atlas général contenant le detail des quatre parties du monde principalement. [1762] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 32 Includes a table of comparative latitudes and longitudes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Bowles's new pocket map of the United States of America; the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland with the French and Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida as settled by ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,250,000. Cover title: United States of America. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Inset: Article III. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 745 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784