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  • A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His ...

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 700/2

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Environs de New-York, de Long-Island, etc.

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1212 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the town of Newport in Rhode Island.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the left. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1013 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia,

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Shows names of landowners in rural areas, "Billingsfort Id.," "Billingsfort," and "Red Bank Fort." Includes table of distances and "Elevation of the State House." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1321 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper, conserved. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • 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
  • [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

    Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows fortifications opposite Windmill Island and at the Middle Ferry across the Schuylkill River. Some land owners are identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1325 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Catalog Record

    Carte générale des treize États-Unis & indépendants de l'Amérique septentrionale pour servir au spectateur américain. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relief shown pictorially. From Joseph Mandrillon's Le spectateur américain. Amsterdam, E. van Harreveldt, 1784. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Includes notes. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Old Maps and Prints Acquisitions control no. 2004-058

    • Contributor: Klockhoff, H. (Hendrik) - Mandrillon, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Carte de la Florida, de la Louisiane, et pays voisins : pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages /

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV, in 40, no. 12. Tome 14, in 80, page 1ere." Copy one has vol. and plate numbers scratched out. Appears in Jean Françoise de la Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages ... atlas, 1780. Lowery, 431 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 75 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of Paulus Hook shewing the works erected for its defence, 1781-2 /

    Scale ca. 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes "References" and "Signals." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1289 ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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
  • [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juillet au 19 aoust.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 2,000 toises = 40 mm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Staten Island to Tarrytown, N.Y. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1211 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/2; 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of the post at Great Bridge, on the south branch of the Elizabeth River, Virginia, establish'd the 5th February 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1453 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788
  • 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
  • Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • 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
  • Descripción de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus sondas y bajos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendado por los pilotos de la Rl. Armada en el ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Watermarks: IV, fleur-de-lis, and other unidentifiable watermark. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 828 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ar161500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black (?) ink on verso prior to mounting ...

    • Contributor: Gómez Y Sande, Juan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

    Scale not given. Title from penciled annotation in upper left corner. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Shows the coastal area of Jersey City from "Hobocken" to "Salt Meadows." Includes penciled presentation note: Hon. Chas. H. Winfield with respects of R. C. Baevt, c.e. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1246 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • [Part of a map of the Hudson Highlands showing Forts Clinton and Montgomery.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000 (not "1 English mile to a foot"). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermarks. Northern of two or more sheets. Incorrect scale note in pencil. Shows a few place names in Orange County very lightly in pencil. In lower left corner: H.R. On verso, in ink: Major Dornford, Roy. Engrs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A chorographical map, of the country, round Philadelphia. Carte particuliere, des environs de Philadelphie.

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Genl. Howe's track" from Elk River to Philadelphia, "Genl. Washington's track," and "Grand American Winter Camp, Jan. 1778" at Valley Forge. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1052 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 710

    • Contributor: Klockhoff, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Charte über die XIII Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America,

    Scale ca. 1:5,400,000. Title in margin: Les XIII Etats Unis de l'Amerique septentrionale, d'apress les meilleurs & speciales cartes angloises qui ont parues jusqu'ici. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 757 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Güssefeld, F. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'après différentes cartes et relations anglaises, et les opérations de la dernière guerre: avec les nouvelles limites générales fixées par les articles ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Hand colored. "Longitude du méridien de l'Isle de Fer." LC copy annotated by the author in 1787 to reflect new boundaries. Includes notes and "Tableau (par approximation) de la population des États-Unis." On verso, in pencil, LC copy annotated "Exemplaire unique. Avec des corrections et annotations del'auteur M. Brion de la Tour." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 746 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Brion De La Tour, Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784