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

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  • [Fort Washington & vicinity.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows Fort Washington with the position of Hessian encampment at the time of the capture. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1157 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Nova Anglia.

    Scale ca. 1:2,150,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Differs from other copy in engraving technique in cartouche. Indian's robe is patterned, man has 1 button on cuff, etc. LC copy annotated on verso: Nova Anglia. 702. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 807 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & ...

    Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "Fort Mercer" added in a different hand. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stockadoes in the river." LC ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A general map of the middle British colonies, in America. Containing Virginia, Maryland, the Delaware counties, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. With the addition of New York, and of the greatest part of ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "The seat of war in the middle British colonies, containing Virginia, Maryland, the Delaware counties, &ca." Inset: A sketch of the upper parts of Canada. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 714 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) - Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:890,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: New Orleans and Ferro. Shows historic points of interest. Includes descriptive notes and "Depths of the Mississippi." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Ross - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. LC copy annotated in ink. One annotation shows "Indian line as of treaty in 1784." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical and descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas - Cheevers, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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 - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Schauplatz des Kriegs zwischen Engelland und seinen Collonien in America /

    Relief shown pictorially. Does not show military features. In German. Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Long Island at 3080E). Watermarked [crowned head?]. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Purchased with funds from the Madison Council. Includes pictorial title cartouche and ill. of ships at sea. At foot of cartouche: XIV. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Jaeger, Johann Christian - Berndt, Johann Christian - Iaegernsche Buchhandlung
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Carte de la Louisiane et de la Floride.

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris and l'Isle de Fer. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1401 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bonne, Rigobert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Plan de Rhode Island et les differentes operations de la flotte-françoises et des troupes americaines commandées par le Major General Sullivan contre les forçes de terre et de mer des Anglois depuis ...

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. In upper margin: No. 17. Includes descriptive index to defenses. Annotation on verso undecipherable. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1016 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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

    • Contributor: Barber, J. - Hawkes, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Port et barre d'Amelia de la Floride orientale.

    Scale ca. 1:38,500. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. From Georges Louis Le Rouge's Pilote américain septentrionale. 1778-79. Includes notes and index. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1633 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Blamey, Jaco - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. First state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The first state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1432 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Haussard, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1757
  • The United States of America with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, & of Newfoundland, divided with the French; and the Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida according to the preliminary ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,366,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes article III of the Treaty. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 752 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651/1

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Theatre de la guerre en Amerique. Seat of war in America.

    Scale ca. 1:1,600,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Covers the area from the Chesapeake Bay to Boston. Shows states, some counties, towns and cities, manors, forts, and some roads. "Supplement au Courier de l'Europe, no XXXII, vol. II" in upper margin. Inset: North America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 731 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Margins are deteriorated. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of the northern parts ... by Gerard Banker." ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A map of the inhabited part of Canada from the French surveys, with the frontiers of New York and New England;

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows the Canadian-United States border from Lake Ontario along the St. Lawrence River to 450 N. latitude, east to the Connecticut River, and northeast along the "Height of the land." Coverage of areas away from the boundary is focused upon the southern portion of Quebec and the northern portion of New York State, ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1549 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 - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Operations of the British army, from the 25th August to 26th Sept. 1777]

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 699: Map showing the march of the British upon Philadelphia. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "No. 20." Stamped on verso: Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1060 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 904 Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A new and correct plan of the town of Boston, and provincial camp.

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylva. magazine" v. 1, 1775, p. 29. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of provincial camp, ca. 1:125,000. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A survey of Lake Champlain, from Crown Point to Windmil Point, and from thence to St. Iohns.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title on label on verso: Lake Champlain, from Crown Point to St. Iohns. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Includes numerous annotations in a different hand. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1072 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. Hand colored. Annotated in ink. One annotation shows where "Genr. Wayne defeated the Indians Augt. 20, 1794." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical and descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas - Cheevers, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carolina septentrionale et meridionale en 4 feuilles, traduite de l'Anglois.

    Scale ca. 1:560,000. Alternate title: An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks, and soundings on the coast ... by Henry Mouzon and others. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated in red and black ink to show the ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - Mouzon, Henry - Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col'l Baum, at Walmscock near Bennington; shewing the attacks of the enemy on the 16th August 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the town of Hoosick, N.Y. in defense of Bennington, Vt. "Engraved by Wm. Faden, 1780" from manuscript no. 65 in the Library of Congress Faden collection. Includes indexed "References." Second copy of sheet 1: complete set of maps at Faden, William [Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Desmaretz - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780