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

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  • 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
  • Environs de Quebec: Bloque par les Americains du 8. decembre 1775 au 13. mai 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to military emplacements and points of interest LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 610 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 1776 betwixt the American troops under command of General Washington, and three Hessian regiments under command of Colonell Rall, in ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1

    • Contributor: Wiederholdt, Andreas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Batteries de West-point au haut de la Rivière d'York.

    Scale ca. 1:5,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes index to types of guns mounted. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1458 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Incomplete: Upper and right edges have been trimmed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1468 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • 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
  • 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
  • [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 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
  • 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 du terrein à la rive gauche de la rivière de James vis-à-vis Jamestown en Virginie ou s'est livré le combat du 6 juillet 1781 entre l'armée américaine commandée par le Mis. ...

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of military interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1451 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/1

    • Contributor: Desandroüins, Jean Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • [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
  • Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, Peaks-hill, Crompond et Hunts-taverne du 17. septembre au 20 octobre 1782.

    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 present-day Peekskill. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1219 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/0; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Partie orientale du Canada, traduitte de l'anglois de la carte de Jefferys publiée a Londres en May 1755.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Isle de Fer. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 31 Includes "Table comparative." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Plan des environs de Williamsburg, York, Hampton, et Portsmouth.

    Scale ca. 1:300,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1145 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Sault du Niagara, de 135 pieds de haut.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [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
  • 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
  • Plan de Rhodes-Island, et position de l'armée françoise a Newport.

    Scale ca. 1:26,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and position of French naval vessels. Oriented with north to the right. Includes index to defenses. Note on manuscript label originally mounted on verso: A joindrê à lettre de M. de Rochambeau au Prince de Montbarey datée 19 juillet 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
  • 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