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'île d'Amelia à la côte de la Floride orientale, tiré de la carte de la Georgie et de la Caroline méridionale de De Brahm, et assujeti pour le port de ...

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Number stamped on: 343. From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. Includes "Instruction," text, notes, and "Vue de l'entrée de la riviere de St. Mary." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1634 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1; 700/2; ...

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - De Brahm, John Gerar William - Blamey, Jaco - Fuller, William - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and sounded by Lieutenant John Hunter of the Navy," ca. 1:29,000, and index to defenses. Two copies. Copy 1, land areas done in a wash. Copy 2, outlined in yellow. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Knight, John - Hunter, John - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [A chart of Boston Bay and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 951 LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and edges. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • La baye de Spiritu Santo, côte occidentale de la Floride. S. Augustin, capitale de la Floride orientale.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800 and ca. 1:24,500. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "27." From G. L. Le Rouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1647 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Bermuda Islands.

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Depths shown by soundings. Shows location of forts, city of St. George's, and boundaries of "tribes" and "St. Georges Parish." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text pertaining to soundings and tides and inset of "Castle Island." On verso: 5. LC Maps of North ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • [Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, and Penobscot Bay, with Owls Head, Vinalhaven Island, Isle au Haut, and other islands.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 857 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)] - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan de puerto de Mariel

    Scale ca. 1:29,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1791 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • [Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes navigational notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 976 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A new chart of the river St. Laurence, from the island of Anticosti to the falls of Richelieu: With all the islands, rocks, shoals, and soundings, also particular directions for navigating the ...

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Originally on 12 plates. "This chart was drawn from particular surveys of the following places; and published for the use of British navigators, by command of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty Charles Saunder, Pall Mall, May 1st., 1760." Shows settlements, ship channels, and anchorages. Includes text and ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • 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
  • Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1230 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
  • [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
  • A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the ...

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and form lines. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text, "References to the batteries," and "A list of the principal farms in Rhode Island." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1003 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through Hell Gate, Flushing Bay, Hampstead Bay, Oyster, Huntington Bay, Cow Harbour, East Chester Inlet, Rochell, Rye, Patrick Islands, ec.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy incomplete: Western half missing. Shows Long Island north shore from Eaton's Neck west to Cow Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

    Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Imperfect. Lower right section missing. Parts of upper right section torn away. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston, and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay, and Annapolis Royal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 710

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian - Jno. Mount and Tho. Page
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of Mobile Bar,

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. "The soundings are in feet." Shows "Isle Dauphine," "Mobile Point," "Pelican Id.," and other islands. Plate no. "33." From Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1668 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • Carte de la baye et rivière de Délaware contenant une éxacte et entiére description des rivages, criques, havres, sondes, bas-sonds, sables et les gissements des marques les plus considérables du pays, depuis ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,000. Depths shown by soundings. From the publisher's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 700/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC copy imperfect: Western half missing; deteriorated along left and right edges. Shows Maine coast from Cape Elizabeth to York River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan de Bahía Xagua on the south side of Cuba; Plan of the Colorado Rocks, near the west end of Cuba /

    Scale ca. 1:200,000 and ca. 1:950,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1793, 1846 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 245; 651/1; 650; 651/2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • [Charts of the coast of Florida]

    Scales vary. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. p. 280. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated in margins. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Individual maps annotated to show dates of receipt. Some maps annotated on verso with variant titles and separate numbering scheme. Includes coastal profiles and text. Accompanied by manuscript catalog of exhibition entries. ...

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1506 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Cape Corientes, 175-?]

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. Title from verso. Title supplied by cataloger. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the coast from "C. Corientes" to "North Bluff." Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 294 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and lower margin. No. "16" in upper left corner. "Note. The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 981 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along fold and edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 816 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A draught of South Carolina and Georgia from Sewee to St. Estaca.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Oriented with north to the left. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink "M(232)4 H87." Includes "Instructions for the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and the coast of St. Augustin." Appears in the English pilot, the fourth book. 1778. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1399 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Hughes, Andrew - William Mount and Thomas Page
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778