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

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  • A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: triangular hole in lower right corner, portions missing in margins and along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 995 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2 Vault

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'à Philadelphie

    Scale ca. 1:230,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset of Philadelphia, text, and "Table des marées." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1357 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plano de la bahia de Pansacola.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts, churches, and Campbelltown pictorially. Includes sailing directions for entering the bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1667 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Paredes, Antonio Donato
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Catalog Record

    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. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • Catalog Record

    A Plan of the coast from Cape Anne in north latitude 42042ʹ & 70033ʹ west longitude from Greenwich: ... to Isle Scattery in long. 50040ʹ & latitude 460 [0]ʹ north, ... including ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Manuscript, red and black ink and watercolor, some letters and features roughed in pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Shoals shown with a line of pale red wash. "Acc. no. 2442." Three paintings of shoreline profiles: Lighthouse of Boston from the channel sailing out.--Halifax light house west 3 miles.--Cape Babtist a lofty promontory at the head of Bay Fundy. Bearing WBN 3 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Rio de la Empalizada hasta Cavo de Clara. Por las latitudes y longitudes de Dn. Bartolome de Rosa.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Title on verso: Florida & Cuba, 140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Ferro. Shows Cuba, Bahama Islands, northern Yucatan Peninsula, and the coast of the United States from "Cape Clara" to the mouth of the Mississippi River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 763 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. "339." Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1229 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC copy annotated with "No. 2" to the left of the title; concentric circles, drawn in ink, centered on compass roses; and, a stamp "Engr. Dept. U. States Topl. Bureau." Annotated on verso: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From The North-American pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence. 1777. v. 2. LC Maps of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • A chart of the bay and harbour of Pensacola in the Province of West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1663 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Gauld, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Carte réduite des côtes et de l'interieur de la presqu' île de la Floride, avec la détroit de cette presqu' île et le canal de Bahama. Dressée au Dépôt général des cartes, ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,600,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In lower margin: No. 2.H., N. 1.H et 2.H. Ensemble, Prix trois lives. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1621 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

    Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold, upper margin, and lower portion of map; part of left and right margins trimmed off. Shows coast of Hancock County, Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 861 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • Sketch of the harbour of North Edisto, 2d March 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1553 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Searched 3-26-96 ga16

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan de la baie et du havre de Casco et des îles adjacentes,

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "335." Appears in France. Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 843 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1; 710

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Catalog Record

    An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay and Annapolis Royal, and "A map of the British Empire in America." 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
  • [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 new and exact plan of Cape Fear River, from the bar to Brunswick,

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. "Lat. 33054ʹ observ'd by Mr. Wheatly 1752." Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in upper right margin "22." Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hyrne, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook the entrance of Hudson's River in the Province of New Jersey;

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1293 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. 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 and deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1006 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779