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 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
  • Carte detaillée de West Point sur la rivière d'York au confluent des Rivières de Pamunkey et Matapony.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title on verso: West Point sur le riviere d'York au confluent du Pamunkey et du Matapony. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ferry routes, ship channels, and names of landholders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1460 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • [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
  • Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des isles Antilles, reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple,

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title in margin: Carte d'une part[i]e de l'Amerique pour la navigation des isles et du Golfe du Mexique avec l'interieur des terres depuis la Bermude jusqu'a Cayenne, partie meridionale, réduite de la carte angloise en 20 feuilles par Mr. Popple avec quelques corrections et augmentations par Phil. Buache. European ...

    • Contributor: Buache, Philippe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • 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
  • Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida, north point of Amelia Island lyes in 30:55 north latitude 80:23 w. longitude from London, taken from De Brahm's Map of South Caroline & Georgia. ...

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand colored. From W. Faden's The North American atlas. 1777. Includes notes and "A view of the entrance into St. Mary's River." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1630 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Hole in lower center. Vault AACR2: 100; ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - De Brahm, John Gerar William - Fuller, William - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Mapa maritimo del Golfo de Mexico e islas de la America, para el uso de los navegantes en esta parte del mundo, construido sobre las mexores memorias, y observaciones astronomicas de longitudes, ...

    Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Depths shown by soundings. "Longitud ocidental del meridiano de Tenerife." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1685 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'a Philadelphie d'après la carte de Joshua Fisher publie a Philadelfia, à la Havana, Chéz de Moun̂oz, rue ...

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, and watercolor. Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Place names in English. Copied from Georges Louis LeRouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778. v. 1, pl. no. 14. Includes "Direcctions pour monter la baye de Delaware" and inset. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1364 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 818 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Ybarra
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • A draught of Delaware Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Title on verso: Delaware River from Capt. Hamond. River Delaware, 226. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes "A tide table." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1354 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Taylor, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [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 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
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Plan de la baie de Narraganset dans la Nouvelle Angleterre avec toutes les îles qu'elle renferme parmi lesquelles se trouvent Rhode-Island et l'île de Connonicut.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. No. "337" and "12" in upper right corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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