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

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  • 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.

    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
  • [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along fold and edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 816 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
  • [Coast of Maine from Frenchman Bay to Mosquito Harbor.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower edge. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 846 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Charts of the coast of Florida]

    Scales vary. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. p. 280. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated in margins. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Individual maps annotated to show dates of receipt. Some maps annotated on verso with variant titles and separate numbering scheme. Includes coastal profiles and text. Accompanied by manuscript catalog of exhibition entries. ...

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • The north east shore of the Gulph of Mexico.

    Scale ca. 1:128,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along folds. Shows coasts of western Florida and small portion of Alabama from Apalachicola River to Mobile Bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1651 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
  • [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
  • Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Has watermarks. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes view of "Sancoty Head S.S.W. 10 miles distant." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 824 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • 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
  • 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 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 ...

    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
  • [Coast of Maine from Moose Cove to Gouldsboro Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows coast of Washington County. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and right and left edge. 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 New England from Chatham Harbor to Narragansett Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 988 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: 1779
  • 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
  • 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. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. 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 map with part of the Florida coast from Cape Blaise to Apalachie; with the boundaries betwixt East & West Floridas, 160 yards across the river call'd Apalachicola.

    Scale ca. 1:205,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1626 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Slowley, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • 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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)] - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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 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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Mapa y plano del Seno Mexicano. Contodas las costas, de tierra firme ẽ yslas de barlovento consus adyacentes, recopiladas, sus-latitudes y longitudes en el puerto de la Havana con junta de primeros ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. Depths shown by soundings. Shows coasts of southern United States, eastern Mexico, eastern Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. Includes tables of "Nombres de los cayos del canal viejo" and "Nombres de los cayos del nte. de la Havana." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1715 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: San Martín Suárez, José De. - Solano Y Bote, José - Días Portaly, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

    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 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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Descripcion de las costas, islas placeres, i bajos delas, Indias Occidentales,

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Shows the Atlantic coast of southern U.S., Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. "Sibre para Domingo de Belasco Pilo to del Paqui Bot Delrei el Cortes." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1694 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 30 LC Nautical charts on vellum Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Pedro Alcantara
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • [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
  • Carta que comprehende la Neuva York, Nueva Ynglaterra, la Acadia ò Neuva Escocia la Ysla Real, la de Sn. Juan, con parte de la de Terra Noba: ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Manuscript, ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shoals outlined in yellow. "42." "Sujeta alas longitudes delos neuvos quarterones que por disposicion del Exmo. Sor. Dn. Josef Solano Comandante Genl. dela Esqda. y fuerzas maritimas dela Havana ... " Includes text and 3 shore line profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781