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

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  • [Chart of the Gulf Coast from Pensacola to Atchafalaya River.

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1607 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: 1780
  • Carte réduite des côtes orientales de l'Amérique septentrionale. Contenant celles des provinces de New-York et de la Nouvelle Angleterre, celles de l'Acadie ou Nouvelle Ecosse de l'Île Royale de l'Île St. Jean ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1. (Hyd. No. 61)." From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. [1780] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His ...

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 700/2

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas - Grant, James - Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title on verso: Nantucket Shoals and Buzzards's Bay by Lieutt. Knight, 1778. Soundings shown in fathoms. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over an undecipherable figure, all of which are over the letters GR and J. Whatman. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 984 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan de Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte de la Caroline méridionale.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Prime meridian: Paris. Depths shown by soundings. "342" Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1535 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/5; 710

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Hamond, Andrew Snape - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the cape ...

    Scale ca. 1:280,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and "Tide table." Accompanied by: Directions for navigating up Delaware-Bay from the capes to Reedy-Island by Capt. James Campbell. 2 p. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1355 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Maps of East and West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Cover title. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of printed maps: Florida and its vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "To the Marine Society of the city of New York ...; To the hon'ble, the planters in Jamaica ...; To all commanders of vessels round the globe ... " Drawn in 1774, but was not published until 1781, ...

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. [1780] Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1505 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: 1780
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete, deterioration along fold, and brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1005 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • [Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Islesboro Island, Deer Island, 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, 859 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • Entrée de la baye de St. Yago dans l'isle de Cube.

    Scale ca. 1:17,500. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1843 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. "Tome I, no. 55." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • A chart of the harbour of Boston

    Scale ca. 1:24,500. Title from accompanying title page. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. Includes index entitled "References" to Boston. "Nautical remarks and directions" and "Marks for the rocks and shoals in sailing into the harbour" on title page. Accompanied by title page. 1 l. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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 plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks made on board His Majesty's ship the Lark, A.D. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated: By Lieutt. Knatchbull, Recd. 31 Jany. 1778. Includes directions for navigation and profile "The appearance of Montoc Point and the land to the w[es]tward diste. 3 leag. off shore." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1228 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Knatchbull, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [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
  • Descripcion hidografica, que comprehende la America septentrional, desde la Punta, y Rio de Sn. Juan, hasta Filadelfia, con sus yslas, bajos y sondas adjacentes:

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and 3 profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Campo, Jošef Del
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan de la baye de St. Yago dans l'isle de Cube.

    Scale ca. 1:44,000. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Tome I, no. 54." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1842 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Remarque." Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. Traduit de l'anglais.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Based on A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. [1777] From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 956 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778