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

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  • 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 - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • 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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  • [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
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina; comprehending the River Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the River Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina. Brown, Lloyd Arnold. Early maps of the Ohio Valley. 51 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas - Cheevers, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [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
  • 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 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
  • Notes sur les environs de York: Plan donné par des arpenteurs du pays.

    Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1470 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
  • 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
  • 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 - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • [Côte de York-town à Boston: Marches de l'armée.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Key map of the route of march of Comte de Rochambeau's army from Providence, R.I., to Yorktown, Va., and the return march to Boston. The yellow line from Providence to Head of Elk and Annapolis, Md., and down Chesapeake Bay to ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 et Buchanan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications on "Isle de New York" in vicinity of Hell Gate. LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • 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
  • Notes sur les environs de York.

    Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1469 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
  • 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 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
  • Carte des bayes, rades et port de Plaisance dans l'Isle de Terre-Neuve.

    Scale ca. 1:58,500; 2,000 toises = 77 mm. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 681 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651; 700

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas - Charlevoix, Pierre François Xavier De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • 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
  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

    Scale ca. 1:61,000. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips A list of maps of America: Croquis de la rade de Portsmouth; position de la flotte française. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows Portsmouth harbor, including fortifications on shore and position of the French ships "Pluton," "Auguste," and "Bourgogne." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 876 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America, this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down,

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" with illus. of ships and "Explanation" of the American and French siege operations. LC copy annotated on verso: Plan de l'investissement de York et de Glocester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1471 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; ...

    • Contributor: Bauman, Sebastian - Scot, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782