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 heights of Charles Town, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: work made in place of the rebels' redoubt. On verso: Heights of Charles Town. Lt. R. W. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 922 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Williams, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

    Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and troop stations, including the 4th, 5th, 10th, 47th, and Marines. Table of distances on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [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
  • Plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal, the capital of Martinico with the Bay of Cul de Sac Royal /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2051 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Port du Carenage. LC copy annotated in black ink on verso: Cro. 66. Plan of the town ... of Fort Royal ...

    • Contributor: Caylus, De - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Plan of Charles Town, with the intrenchments, and encampment of His Majesty's troops, after the action of the 17th. June 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The writing is similar to that of Lieut. Page on his "Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775." (Faden 15) and also very like the "Rough draft of Charlestown" (Faden 27) LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 914 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Elisabeth Town.

    Scale not given. Title on verso: Fortified camp at Elizh. Town, Jersey ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Fort on Charlestown Point.

    Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1208 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.

    Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: ...

    Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are color'd yellow." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 906 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last landing place of our army and the country through which it marched to the attack /

    Also shows Bay and Cul de Sac Royal. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Differs slightly from the map of Fort Royal in London Magazine, April 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2052 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Port du Carenage.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Carte von dem Hafen und der Stadt Boston mit den umliegenden Gegenden und der Lägern sowohl der Americaner als auch des Engländer,

    Scale ca. 1:25,000. Hand colored to show location of British and American forces. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated in black ink to show names of Prospect Hill and Winter Hill. "Diese Carte ist von einen Englischen vor die Regierung aufgenomnen Originale copiret worden." Includes "Erklærung der Buchstaben." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 924 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain - Frentzel, Georg Friedrich Jonas - Müller, Johann Carl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan of the Neck and environs.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different points from a battery on Foster's Hill on Dorchester Neck and from fortifications outside the Neck which do not agree. Annotated in pencil: No. 60. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 916 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan de West-Point du Sud.

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. Lists artillery included in batteries at West Point. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1459 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 931 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of Boston in New England with its environs, including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham "to take a plan of the towns of Boston & Charlestown and the rebel works round these places;" dedication "To the Right Honourable Lord George Germain ... " with autographed signature of Henry Pelham; and, index ...

    • Contributor: Pelham, Henry - Jukes, Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

    Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 895 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert - Gage, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 53." On verso, partly illegible and in a different hand: Boston ... part of the ... project for the war ... Drawing of a fortification on the road to Roxbury near Boston Neck, with list of proposed guns. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan and sections of the redoubt at Billingsfort and plan of the rebel fort marked yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:2,450. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. "F." Includes 3 col. cross sections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1276 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777