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  • A map of the sources of the Chaudière, Penobscot, and Kennebec rivers,

    Scale ca. 1:390,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows campsite locations for the author's expedition from Quebec into Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 838 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and McGowans Pass." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1167 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1104 Available ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 33. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1084 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

    Scale 1:144; 12 ft. to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Section thro' A, B." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11 Septr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Title in pencil. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Unfinished. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: No. 8. On verso: Montrésor. Illegible title on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1339 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Montrésor, John - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence." In upper margin: No. 7. Stamped on verso: Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1166 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of Nova Scotia, or Acadia; with the islands of Cape Breton and St. John's, from actual surveys,

    Scale ca. 1:390,000; 60 miles to a degree. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Imperfect: Deterioration along creases. Includes inscription to "John Manners" and illus. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 312 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

    Scale ca. 1:16,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Differs from other copies by square cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1344 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan de New-York et des environs,

    Scale ca. 1:6,336. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York," ca. 1:126,720. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: ...

    Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are color'd yellow." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 906 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

    Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red Hook together with part of the Bay and soundings, shewing the position they bear to each other and to New York, September 18th. ...

    Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Imperfect: Margins torn. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Signed in different ink: W. B. Porter. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1086 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Porter, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt.

    Scale ca. 1:700,000. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. In pencil: Montresor, 1776. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows river course from New Martinsville, W.Va. to Pittsburgh. Includes notes on the width of tributaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 788 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Design for Governor's Island.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. At head of title, in pencil: No. 50. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces,

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. An engraved map, with change of title, appears in Stedman's History of the origin, process, and termination of the American War. London, 1794. A copy of this issue is included in William Faden's Atlas of the battles of the American Revolution. [New York, 1845] Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. The ground plan is from an ...

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Province de New-York en 4 feuilles,

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth and paper backing. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. LC copy annotated in black ink: 13. Place names in English. Shows administrative divisions in New York and portions of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New England. Based on John Montresor's A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania. 1775. ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

    Scale ca. 1:16,200. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Differs from other copies by oval cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1345 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows administrative divisions. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his most obliged humble servant, John Montrésor, engineer. Prime meridian: London. Hand colored. Appears in William Faden's The North American Atlas. 1777. Includes continuations of Lake Champlain and Connecticut River. LC copies 1-3 sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water" ca. 1:128,000. Stokes, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city ...

    Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [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
  • Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in pencil between "By" and "an Indian." "No. 28." Includes notes. On verso: John Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. Stokes, Issac Newton Phelps. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766