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

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  • 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
  • Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between that Province & New York.

    Scale ca. 1:740,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. On verso: No 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1244 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th. Octr. 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows size of cantonments. "N.B. The particular quarters of the following regiments is not ascertain'd, viz. the 34th up the Mississipi, in the Illinois country." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 114 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses.

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extraite d'un Memoire général sur Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 938 Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief ...

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1193 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York and Quebec. In the 45th degree of north latitude. Survey'd in the year 1771 & 1772.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, black and red ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Map shows primarily Vermont with Québec (Province) and New York (State) LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1071 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Valentine, Thomas - Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Collins, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Carte de l'entrée du port et rade de Pensacola.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Queen Laid. Soundings shown in feet. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1662 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Draft of roads in New Jersey.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Shows roads of Camden and Gloucester counties, New Jersey. Described in Samuel S. Smith's The fight for the Delaware, under the title Route the Hessians took from Coopers Ferry to Red Bank. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1263 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

    Scale 1:144; 12 ft. to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Section thro' A, B." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • New Hampshire.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso. Title in manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection: Harbour of Portsmouth, N. Hampshire. Title in LC's Maps of America: Chart of coast of New Hampshire, near Portsmouth and the Isles of Shoals. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 874 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Plan of the inlet, strait, & town of St. Augustine.

    Scale ca. 1:9,100. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. "No. 9." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1636 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 907 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2

    • Contributor: Roworth, Sam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Plan of the attack of Fort Clinton and Montgomery which where [sic] stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sr. Henry Clinton, KB, the 6th of October 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:21,120. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1195 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Searched 3-26-96 ga16

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plano de la ciudad de Sto. Domingo y su río.

    Shows Hispaniola, eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica, and other adjacent islands. Also shows roads and villages in Hispaniola. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and green watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 400 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1850 Includes inset of Santo Domingo. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 9. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • Mapa de una parte de la America Septentrional

    Scale ca. 1:8,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown pictorially. "Los limites propuestos dentro las memorias de los Señores Commissarios Inglezes del 21 Septbre. 1750, y Enero 1751 ... " Shows eastern North America from Virginia to Labrador. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 10 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • Boston & harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Map showing Indian land &c. 1772.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from verso annotation. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the boundary of "The lands [in Georgia] which the Cherokees have assigned for payments of their debts." "Col. off. 5. vol. 73, pp. 321-322. Old A.W.I. 276." On verso: Endorsed in Mr. Stuart's (No. 42) of 13 June 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes note Fort Constitution "Evacuated by the rebels, 18th Novr. 1776." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South-Carolina at a congress held in May, A.D. 1777; containing about 1,697,700 acres.

    Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts built round it; which I took on the mountain to the west of Crown Point abt. a miles ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Rogers, Robert - Johnson, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A Sketch of the harbour of St. Iago de Cuba.

    Scale ca. 1:15,500. Title on verso: Plan & chart, St. Jago de Cuba, 81. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1844 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 371 Includes "Reference" and "Some remarks in sailing into this harbour." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765