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  • [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • The Seat of war in New England, by an American volunteer, with the marches of the several corps sent by the Colonies towards Boston, with the attack on Bunkers-Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Plan of Boston Harbour, from an actual survey" and "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June, 1775." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 813 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the town and chart of the harbour of Boston : exhibiting a view of the islands, castle forts, and entrances into the said harbour.

    Depths shown by soundings. From Gentleman's magazine, vol. 45, Jan. 1775. In center of lower margin: Feby. 1st 1775. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 950 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 watermarked. 4 copies

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Etats-Unie: Partie septentrionale].

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows northern U.S. and Great Lakes region of U.S. and Canada. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1708
  • Plan of Savannah and its environs in 1782.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [Differents camps de l'armée de York-town à Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Soulés, François
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,

    Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Caroline méridionale et partie de la Georgie,

    Scale ca. 1:325,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. Shows internal boundary lines. Inset: Cours de la rivière d'Hudson avec la comunication avec le Canada par le Lac Champlain jusqu'au Fort Chambly par Sauthier ... 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1519 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in lower left corner of ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows military bounty lands. Includes historical and descriptive notes. 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina. Brown, Lloyd Arnold. Early maps of the Ohio Valley. 51 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English and French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and wash. Sectioned (to 16 panels) and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 21 x 14 cm. Includes note, index of "Position of the ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • New Hampshire.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso. Title in manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection: Harbour of Portsmouth, N. Hampshire. Title in LC's Maps of America: Chart of coast of New Hampshire, near Portsmouth and the Isles of Shoals. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 874 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of His Excellence Sir Henry Clinton and under direction of ... Collonel Mount-Crieff as chief ingener, this town was surrendered ...

    Scale ca. 1:11,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Shows detailed lines of fire for defenders and besiegers. Ships shown pictorially. On verso: Siege of Charles Town, South Carolina. Lieut. Finnegan, 16th Regt. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1556 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Taking of Savannah in Dec. 1778]

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1574 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Phelipeau, René
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Carte du Mexique et des Etats Unis d'Amérique, partie méridionale.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows West Indies and Central America. Appears in the author and Philippe Bauche's Atlas geographique des quatre patries du monde. [1798 or 9] On verso: [Plate no.] 123. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 184 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • 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. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick,

    Scale ca. 1:26,000 and ca. 1:16,000; 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.) and 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1260 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Amérique campagne.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Most of the plans are oriented with north to the top. This is the first in a series of plans of the camps of Comte de Rochambeau's army during the march north from Williamsburg, Va., to Boston, July-December 1782. The soldiers marched in four divisions, each a day's march apart, consequently the camps shown were occupied for ...

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782

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  • La baye de Spiritu Santo, côte occidentale de la Floride. S. Augustin, capitale de la Floride orientale.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800 and ca. 1:24,500. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "27." From G. L. Le Rouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1647 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1

    • Contributor: Churchman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Catalog Record

    An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay and Annapolis Royal, and "A map of the British Empire in America." 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
  • Charles Town, South Carolina, with a chart of the bars & harbour,

    Scale ca. 1:56,700. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1541 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Cowley, R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780