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

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  • Plan de l'attaque et de la prise de l'isle de la Grenade le 3 juillet 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pictorial map. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2107 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 431 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Ozanne, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • Plano del desembocadero del Río Misipipi en el seno Mexicano con parte del territorio de la Movila, el qual incluien los Franceses en la provincia que han nombrado, la Luisiana.

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 321222/23. Depths shown in fathoms. Imperfect: Left lower corner missing. Shows settlements. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 846 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1600 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Montes De Oca, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Plano del Pto. de la Movila situado en la latd. N. de 300 10ʹ tomado á los Ings., el día 14 de marzo de 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the entrance to Mobile Bay. Mounted on cloth backing. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 95. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367887/27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1669 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 862 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A draught of the Bay of Honduras and part of the Musquetto Shore.

    Scale ca. 1:435,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over a cross, all over an undecipherable mark and the letters LVC. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2128 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 60 Includes descriptive notes and "A large draught of Trusillo Bay of lattid. 16014ʹ No., variation 6030ʹ e[as]terly," ca. 1:38,000. Shows ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of the county of Frederick, 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. Title from manuscript annotations, ascribed to George Washington, on verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1438 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Moffet, J. - Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Plano de la Bahía de Ocoa situado en la banda del sur de la Ysla Española.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1904 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 392 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 246. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Vera, Juan De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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
  • A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1447 Accompanied by 2 manuscript notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • [Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1696 LC Nautical charts on vellum ; 33 Manuscript, pen-and-ink, green watercolor, and pencil, on vellum. A narrow elongation, 19 x 3 cm., extending from the simulated neck on the left side, was apparently designed to fasten the chart when rolled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians ...

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Includes descriptive index and notes. On verso: Endorsed. In Mr. Stuarts (No. 39) of 6th Feby. 1772. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1649 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 858 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Taitt, David - Stuart, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • 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
  • Descripcion de las costas, islas placeres, i bajos delas, Indias Occidentales,

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Shows the Atlantic coast of southern U.S., Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. "Sibre para Domingo de Belasco Pilo to del Paqui Bot Delrei el Cortes." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1694 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 30 LC Nautical charts on vellum Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Pedro Alcantara
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

    Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753, deed drawn. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. Accompanied by handwritten surveying notes of April 4, 1750, signed by George Washington. Martin. George Washington atlas, 14a Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zondas y bajos, nuebamente corregidos y enmendado por los pilotos de la Armada, el año de ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Order number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 321214/23. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Gulf Coast from Mississippi River Delta to Anclote Keys, Florida. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 834 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1613 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Camerino, Leonardo Miguel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Plano del puerto del Guárico, cuyo conocimto. y entrada es del modo siguiente.

    Scale ca. 1:35,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Oriented with north to the bottom. Depths shown by soundings. Mounted on cloth backing LC Luso-Hispanic World, 464 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black ink in lower right corner: N. 7. J.F.B. Maggs number annotated in pencil ...

    • Contributor: Linares, Juan - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz, Spain)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • [Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military services ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 785 Annotated by George Washington: Patented in the name of ...

    • Contributor: Crawford, William - Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • Plano de la Baía de Guantánamo, en la ysla de Cuva, cuya boca se alla en latitud N. 20 gs. y en la longitd. de Thenerife 301 gs. 27 ms. /

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Mounted on cloth backing. In lower right corner: R. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 124. Indexed LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1836 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 342 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751