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 St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,

    Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • A topographical map of the northn. part of New York Island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, with the rebels lines to the southward, which were forced by the ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Relief shown by hachures LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1160 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. aoust 1776; dessin de l'isle de New-York et des Etats.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed. LC copy imperfect: A hole in middle of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1149 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point, and St. John.

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows naval actions at Valcour Island and Buttonmold Bay in Oct. 1776. From the publishers' The American military pocket atlas. [1776] Includes indexes to points of interest and descriptive text. Includes text, "Explanation of the engagement, between Valcour Island, and the Western Shore, October the 11th. 1776," and inset "A particular plan of Lake George ...

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between ...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "References to the battle on Long Island." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1144 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • The country twenty five miles round New York,

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Published according to Act of Parliament, 21st November, 1776, by W. Hawkes ... " Shows radial distances. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1096 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Skecth [sic] of the road from Kings Bridge to White Plains.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads in Westchester and Bronx counties, New York and Hessian military units in Westchester County, some in more than one location. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1170 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • Plan de New-York et des environs,

    Scale ca. 1:6,336. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York," ca. 1:126,720. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • The State of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Shows boundaries between East and West Jersey, 1676-1775, and between New Jersey and New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd in the years 1781, & 82.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows roads and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1100 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Army.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated showing additional names in a different hand. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Operations in America. No. 2.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in pencil. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermark. Shows area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place and settlers' names, fortifications, and principal fort at West Point called "Fort Arnold." Unfinished. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1065 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1163 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
  • A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D]CC,LV

    Scale ca. 1:3,300; foot 660 to one 8 of a mile. "To the Honourable James De Lancey ... this plan of the City of New York is humbly dedict. by your honours most obet. & humble servant G. Duyckinck." Shows ward boundaries. Indexed for points of interest. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 380 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1101 Available ...

    • Contributor: Maerschalck, Francis W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New-Yersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:1,040,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth and paper backing. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy annotated in upper left margin: 8.11.4s.IV. Shows administrative divisions in New York and New Jersey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1048 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plano de Philadelphia.

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Copied from Joshua Fishers' "To the merchants & insurers of the city of Philadelphia, this chart of Delaware Bay and river." Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Shows shipping channels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
  • The Country twenty five miles round New York,

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Published according to act of Parliament, 1st November, 1776, by W. Hawkes ... " Shows radial distances. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1096 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the position which the army under Lt. Genl. Burgoyne took at Saratoga, on the 10th of September 1777, and in which it remained till the convention was signed.

    Scale ca. 1:108,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1178 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1213 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756

    Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1076 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756