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

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  • The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape /

    Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on vellum. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes numbered index and navigational and descriptive notes. Notes on watering places and glossary on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1624 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 867 Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Braddock, David Cutler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • 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. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. 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 as ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [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
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Marblehead Harbor.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower margins. Publication information trimmed from lower margin. Shows coast of Essex County, Massachusetts and part of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 963 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: 1781
  • 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
  • A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • The coast of New England.

    Scale ca. 1:520,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 822 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 Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte de la Caroline méridionale.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Depths shown by soundings. 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

    Scale ca. 1:51,500. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. "The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Coast of Maine from Salter Island to Portland Head.

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 856 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Isle Amelia en Floride.

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. Includes notes and "Vue de l'entrée de la Riviere St. Marys ou Ste. Marie." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1631 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: [Plate no.] 26. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Port Royal in South Carolina : taken from surveys deposited at the Plantation Office /

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "VII." "45." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1534 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777