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

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  • Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos nuebamte. corregido y enmendado pr. los pilotos de la Rl. Armada en el ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and red ink. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Cedar Keys, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 827 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ar161400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Order number annotated in pencil ...

    • Contributor: Lahaurie Meritorio, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Cavo de la Agusa hasta la Barra de Palmas diga de la Trinidad: Con todas las yslas, bajos, arresifes & ca. Leho por ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Title on verso: Palmas to Carthagena, 206. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Prime meridian: Ferro. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1687 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 41 Insets: Plans de la Nueva Vera Cruz; con todos sus bajos, yslas, y sondas situado in los 19010ʹ de latd. Norte y en 27705ʹ de longt. segun el meridiano de Tenerife ...

    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin - Rodríguez, Felis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • Carte générale de la partie française de l'isle de St. Domingue.

    Scale ca. 1:350,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 451 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1869 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Index map to coastal charts, with coastline divided into 50 sections. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamente correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Real Armada en el ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolors, and pencil. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Apalachee Bay, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 826 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1605 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Plano de la hermosa Bahía de Naranjos situada en la costa del norte de la ysla de Sn. Tiago de Cuva;

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermark: J. Kool. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 318 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 238. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Gomez, Joachin Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Draught of the Bay of Honduras and the Musqueto Shoar.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Variation 6d. 30 m. easterly in the year 1764." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2127 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 61 Shows part of the coasts of Honduras and Belize. In pencil: 32. Includes table "Latitude of the different points of land in ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, George - Prince Edward (Ship)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Marblehead Harbor.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower margins. Publication information trimmed from lower margin. Shows coast of Essex County, Massachusetts and part of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 963 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: 1781
  • [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

    Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • El Guarico, alias, el cavo Frances, es una de las colonias y puertos qe. poseen los Franceses en la parte occidental de la Ysla Española una de la Caribes u de Varlovento ...

    Scale ca. 1:18,880. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: IV. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 462 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1880 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 46. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sánchez, Josef María. - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz, Spain)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1603 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 821 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Lefargue, Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • 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
  • Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera cituado una legua al O. de la Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: Adriaan Roger; and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 320 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1822 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 147. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: San Martín Suárez, José De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Rl. Armada en el ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Watermarks: IV, fleur-de-lis, and other unidentifiable watermark. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 828 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ar161500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black (?) ink on verso prior to mounting ...

    • Contributor: Gómez Y Sande, Juan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Plan de la ville du Trou Jéremie, rélatif à l'article 13 du projet géneral de défense.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper mounted on heavy paper. Watermark: Queen Laid with a D within a diamond above. Imperfect: Holes along folds and discolored. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1896 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 458 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Plan de la baye et du cap de Tiburon.

    Scale ca. 1:15,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. On verso: No. 21. [changed to] 14. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1901 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 456 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His ...

    Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449 Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Washington, George - Young, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Plano del puerto de la Havana, situado en la parte del N. de la ysla de Cuba en la lattd. de 23010ʹ y en longd. astronómica de 293047ʹ, meridiano de Tenerife ...

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and red and yellow watercolors. Watermark: Beehive. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1820 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 105. Vault AACR2: 440; ...

    • Contributor: Boto Villa, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Plano. I descripcion de la costa, desde el Cavo Cañaveral, hasta cerca de la boca de la Vir[g]inia, contando, costa de Florida, Georgia y Carolinas del S, y N, con todos sus ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Manuscript, ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shoals outlined in green. "N.4" and initials of Dn. Badaraco inscribed under title. Imperfect: Parts of title washed away. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1382 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 849 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Linares, Juan - Badaraco, Joseph Francisco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1751 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 155 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 17??
  • A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the province of East Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows "Spanish old fields overgrown with scrubs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1635 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 879 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Roworth, Sam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • [Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

    Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Shows "Genl. Braddock field," but the route is via Fort Burd, built in 1759. The Monongahela River is extensively mapped. "No. 22. Case C, no. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A Plan of Cape Antonia.

    Scale ca. 1:62,000. Title on verso: Cape Antonia, 130. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 306 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1787 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Plano de la bahía de Guantánamo en la ysla de Cuva, cuya boca se halla en latd. N. de 20 gros. y longd. de Tenerife 30l. gs. 27 ms. ... /

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Kool. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 312 Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 125. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • [Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Lewis, Samuel - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774