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  • Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1163 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military points of interest, forts, redoubts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1209 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief in & over the province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral ...

    "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward names and boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. First state--before addition of Faden & Jefferys imprint. Includes index of "References" and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and accompanied by description sheet. Vault Acquisitions control no.: 91-41

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military troop positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1812
  • A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

    General street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels mean to make a stand" and "Road to Kepps Bay where the Kings troops landed". Also covers rural part of Manhattan Island up to present-day 14th Street and small parts of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle of Harlem Heights and Fort Lee and Fort Independence. No names. On verso in manuscript: Philadelphia & Forts Clinton & Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1158 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy deteriorated in margins. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1043 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [A Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1109 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1213 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. From Thomas Jeffery's American atlas. 1778. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. No. "17" stamped on verso, upper right corner. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: McComb, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • [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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760