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  • Position of the army on the 8th Octbr. 1777.

    Position of the army on the 8th Octbr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows British and German troop positions. Includes key to the military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1179 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the northern parts of New York.

    Map of the northern parts of New York.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the Hudson River from Albany to Fort Edward, the Mohawk and Hoosic rivers, Schoharie Creek, roads and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

    Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as...

    Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

    Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their envir...

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island.

    [Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island.

    Scale ca. 1:108,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1099 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    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. map, on sheet 12 x 11 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

    A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, ...

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his most ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Part of the counties of Charlotte and Albany, in the Province of New York : being the seat of war between the King's forces under Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne and the rebel army /

    Part of the counties of Charlotte and Albany, in the Province...

    Scale ca. 1:575,000. "For the London magazine 1778." Relief shown pictorially. Shows forts and roads from Albany to Ticonderoga. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1078 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A map of part of New-York Island showing a plan of Fort Washington, now call'd Ft. Kniphausen with the rebels lines on the south part, from which they were driven on the 16th of November 1776 by the troupes under the orders of the Earl of Percy.

    A map of part of New-York Island showing a plan of Fort Washi...

    Scale ca. 1:9,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1162 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through Hell Gate, Flushing Bay, Hampstead Bay, Oyster, Huntington Bay, Cow Harbour, East Chester Inlet, Rochell, Rye, Patrick Islands, ec.

    [A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passag...

    Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy incomplete: Western half missing. Shows Long Island north shore from Eaton's Neck west to Cow Bay. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

    [Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York]

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by hachures. Shows some landownership. On verso: Honbe. Majr. Genl. Green. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1090 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Erskine, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • New York & New Jersey commissioners line from 41⁰ on Hudson's River taken in 1769.

    New York & New Jersey commissioners line from 410 on Hudson's...

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. At head of title, in a different hand: New York & New Jersey. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Province of New Jersey," "Part of the province ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Skecth [sic] of the road from Kings Bridge to White Plains.

    Skecth [sic] of the road from Kings Bridge to White Plains.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads in Westchester and Bronx counties, New York and Hessian military units in Westchester County, some in more than one ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Knypehausen on the 16th November 1776.

    Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under G...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red). Relief shown by hachures. Shows route of march from Kingsbridge to the fort. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1164 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of the White Plains,

    Sketch of the White Plains,

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows disposition of British, Hessian, and American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1156 ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the governments of Trois Rivières, and Montreal:

    The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensi...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title in upper margin: A chorographical map of the country between Albany, Oswego, Fort Frontenac, and les Trois Rivières ... Drawn from authentic surveys by Thomas Jefferys, geographer to ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th. of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation of the river, laid down by the rebels, are also mark'd.

    Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelph...

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1366 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Bræmus Heights on Hudson's River near Stillwater on the 20th Septr. with the position of the detachment &c. in the action of the 7th of Octobr. & the position of the army on the 8th Octr. 1777.

    [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Ex...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved map published by William Faden, 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Design for Governor's Island.

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • [A Plan of the city of New York.

    [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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Septr. 1777.

    [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Ex...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved copy published by William Faden, 1780. (Faden 68). Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1180 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Westchester County coast, New Rochelle to Horseneck River: unfinished.

    [Westchester County coast, New Rochelle to Horseneck River: u...

    Scale ca. 1:96,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. An unfinished sketch with pencil construction lines, some names pencilled in, and notes only ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of the patent of Oriskany.

    Map of the patent of Oriskany.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Cadastral map. Shows land allotments, with subdivisions, adjacent to the Mohawk River from Oriskany to Rome. LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

    A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:330. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1139 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paulus and Red Hook together with part of the bay and soundings shewing the position they bear to each ether [sic] and to New York.

    Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paul...

    Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. "No. 13." Stamped on verso: Montresor. On verso, in upper right ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

    [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of ...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A topographical map of the northn. part of New York Island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, with the rebels lines to the southward, which were forced by the troops under the command of the Rt. Honble. Earl Percy on the 16th. Novr. 1776, and survey'd immediately after by order of His Lordship,

    A topographical map of the northn. part of New York Island, e...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Relief shown by hachures LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1160 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map, 47 x 27 ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the Forts Montgomery & Clinton as taken by His Majesty's forces under the command of Genl. Sr. Henry Clinton the 6th. of Octr. 1777.

    A plan of the Forts Montgomery & Clinton as taken by His Maje...

    Scale ca. 1:18,000 (not ca. 1:6,000 as depicted by bar scale). Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Includes index entitled "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1189 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Fort La Fayette on Verplancks Point, with British and Hessian troop positions.

    [Fort La Fayette on Verplancks Point, with British and Hessia...

    Scale ca. 1:2,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink; with writing partly in German script and partly in English. Has watermark. Ascription of authorship through label on old folder. Proverbs in German and Latin on verso. ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Army.

    Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer o...

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated showing additional names in a different hand. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1147 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New Jersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec.

    A map of the provinces of New-York and New Jersey, with a par...

    Scale ca. 1:1,040,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth and paper backing. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions in New York and New Jersey. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery,

    Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery,

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Pictorial map. Shows area from Stony Point where British troops landed to above Fort Montgomery, routes of troop movements and military units. Sheet 72 ...

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George.

    Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Includes descriptive index to military positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1121 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Heath, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

    A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadi...

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by the Kings fleet commanded by Captn. Thos. Pringle, upon Lake Champlain, the 11th of October, 1776.

    The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Ar...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "An account of the expedition of the British fleet on Lake Champlain, under the command of Captain Thomas Pringle, and of the defeat of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy.

    A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, wi...

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

    [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern p...

    Scale ca. 1:7,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop symbols, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Plan of the country at and in the vicinity of Forts Lee and Independency, showing the position of the British Army.

    [Plan of the country at and in the vicinity of Forts Lee and ...

    Scale ca. 1:160,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows British and Hessian troop positions in eastern Bergen County, New Jersey ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Osswego on the Lake of Cataroque.

    A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Ossweg...

    Scale ca. 1:410,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: I. Villedary. Also shows the route from Albany to "Crown Point, belonging to the French." Includes "An account of miles from the city of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

    A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten I...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "References ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia /

    A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exa...

    Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D]CC,LV

    A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Do...

    Scale ca. 1:3,300; foot 660 to one 8 of a mile. "To the Honourable James De Lancey ... this plan of the City of New York is humbly dedict. by your honours ...

    • Contributor: Maerschalck, Francis W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A map of the Province of New-York, reduc'd from the large drawing of that Province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon, Esqr. Captain General & Governor of the same,

    A map of the Province of New-York, reduc'd from the large dra...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: New York. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. LC Maps ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as for...

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Plan, Lake Champlain from Fort St. John's to Ticonderoga, with the soundings, rocks, shoals, and sands, surveyed in the years 1778, 1779.

    Plan, Lake Champlain from Fort St. John's to Ticonderoga, wit...

    Scale 1:63,360; 1 mile to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Shows ships present at the Battle of Valcour Island, Oct. 11, 1776 and a running ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. Iohn's on which is fixed the line of forty five degrees north lattit. terminating the boundarys betwe[e]n the provinces of Quebec and New York agre[e]able to his Majesty's proclamation done by order and instruction of the Honourable James Murray, esqr., Governor of the Province of Quebec and the Honourable His Majestys Council

    A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. Iohn...

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. In pencil, lower left margin: No. 10. Includes descriptive notes and "References to ...

    • Contributor: Collins, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

    [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to F...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the metropolis of the province of South Carolina.

    Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlesto...

    New York City map shows streets, wharves, ferries, principal buildings, and built-up area. Charleston view is panorama of waterfront and quays with principal buildings lettered for identification (no index present). Relief shown ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • 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 of the same, this plan of the city of New York is most humbly inscribed /

    To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and...

    "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 ...

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

    Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of wat...

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships; exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province;

    A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North Ame...

    Scale ca. 1:322,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ... "Advertisement. The tracts of land coloured ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772.

    A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided i...

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of ...

    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observati...

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • The country twenty five miles round New York,

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Oyster Bay and Huntington. Huntington Bay.

    Oyster Bay and Huntington. Huntington Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:25,250. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and inset "Hell Gate" ca. 1:25,250. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1231 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col. Baum & attacks of the enemy on the 16th August at Walmscock near Benington, 1777.

    Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col. Baum & attacks ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Desmaretz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country whereon to erect the new court house than that vulgarly known by the name of Goshen Town.

    Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the m...

    Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • The State of New Jersey.

    The State of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Shows boundaries between East and West Jersey, 1676-1775, and between New Jersey and New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A map of the town of Rhinebeck in the County of Dutchess : surveyed in December 1797 and January 1798 /

    A map of the town of Rhinebeck in the County of Dutchess : su...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows roads, churches, mills, the Hudson River with landings identified by name. Pen and ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Copy imperfect: Minor losses and fading, ...

    • Contributor: Thompson, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief of New Yorck and its dependencies.

    Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. ...

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of the roads from New Rochelle to Kingstreet, Westchester County.

    [Map of the roads from New Rochelle to Kingstreet, Westcheste...

    Scale ca. 1:63,000. Title from P. L. Phillip's A list of maps of America, p. 502. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1088 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.

    A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1129 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.

    The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Ar...

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Date in title changed to "11th" of "Octr." Annotation added to title: From a sketch taken by an officer on the ...

    • 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, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

    A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, o...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • The seat of action, between the British and American forces; or, An authentic plan of the western part of Long Island, with the engagement of the 27th August 1776 between the King's forces and the Americans: containing also Staten Island, and the environs of Amboy and New York, with the course of Hudsons River, from Courtland, the great magazine of the American Army, to Sandy Hook,

    The seat of action, between the British and American forces; ...

    Scale ca. 1:215,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map, 45 x 39 ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook the entrance of Hudson's River in the Province of New Jersey;

    A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook the entrance of Hudson's Riv...

    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. map ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • 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, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

    A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, o...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • A plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks made on board His Majesty's ship the Lark, A.D. 1777.

    A plan of the east part of Long Island Sound from remarks mad...

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated: By Lieutt. Knatchbull, Recd. 31 Jany. 1778. Includes directions for navigation and profile "The ...

    • Contributor: Knatchbull, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the attack of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, and of the American lines on New-York Island by the King's troops, on the 16th of November 1776.

    A plan of the attack of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen,...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive index. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1159 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The southern part of the Province of New York : with part of the adjoining colonies /

    The southern part of the Province of New York : with part of ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. "For the London magazine 1778." Relief shown pictorially. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 25 x ...

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), Mohawk River, Niagara region, and Lake Ontario in New York Province].

    [Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above A...

    Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn. Present title devised by cataloguer. Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked. Has pewter pouring spout attached at narrow end and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • A map of the provinces of New-York and New-Yersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec.

    A map of the provinces of New-York and New-Yersey, with a par...

    Scale ca. 1:1,040,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth and paper backing. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy annotated in upper left margin: 8.11.4s.IV. Shows administrative divisions in ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Maps of the expedition from Canada of Gen. Burgoyne]

    [Maps of the expedition from Canada of Gen. Burgoyne]

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Maps no. 4 and 5 have hinged overlays showing different positions. From John Burgoyne's A state of the expedition from Canada. 1780. Includes indexed ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [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 & sea forces.

    [The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, e...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sr. Wm. Howe, K.B., in 1776.

    A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army un...

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Centered on the Hudson River and New York Bay from Sandy Hook to Haverstraw. Includes index entitled ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of the attack of Fort Clinton and Montgomery which where [sic] stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sr. Henry Clinton, KB, the 6th of October 1777.

    Plan of the attack of Fort Clinton and Montgomery which where...

    Scale ca. 1:21,120. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1195 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed ...

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756

    A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken Se...

    Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sr. William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th. of October, to the 28th. of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains, the 28th. of October.

    A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command...

    Scale ca. 1:84,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC Copy 1 on verso: Plan of operations at New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1055 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of West Point.

    Sketch of West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensil...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay ...

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

    A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

    Scale ca. 1:9,300. Alternate title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection: The northern part of the island of New York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title and construction lines ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A Map of Ticonderoga with the old and new lines and batteries,

    A Map of Ticonderoga with the old and new lines and batteries,

    Scale ca. 1:2,300. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1175 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution as near as the circumstances and ground will admit of. May 29th. 1759.

    Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to military positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 38 ...

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,

    A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th Au...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • [New York Island.  Military.  Unfinished.

    [New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Title in manuscript on verso "A topographical map of the north part of New York Island." Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. ...

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

    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensil...

    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: ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Attacks of Fort Washington by His Majesty's forces under the command of Genl. Sir Willm Howe K.B. 16 Novr. 1776.

    Attacks of Fort Washington by His Majesty's forces under the ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,500. Hand colored. Facsimile of manuscript. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied from an original map kindly loaned to the compiler by Mr. A. Suart." ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A survey of Frog's Neck and the rout[e] of the British Army to the 24th of October 1776, under the command of His Excellency the Honorable William Howe, General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &ca, &ca, &ca.

    A survey of Frog's Neck and the rout[e] of the British Army t...

    Scale 1:24,000; 2,000 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Includes "References to the plan." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1152 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between that Province & New York.

    Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between t...

    Scale ca. 1:740,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. On verso: No 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1244 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

    Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hu...

    Scale ca. 1:21,250. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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 make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

    A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near w...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of Queens Village or Lloyd Neck in Queens County on the north side of Long Island in the Province (now State) of New York. Situated near the parallel of 41 degrees north lattitude.

    Map of Queens Village or Lloyd Neck in Queens County on the n...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. A sketch map showing locations of houses, with owners' names, ponds, etc. A "fort block house built by ye enemy" [i.e. British] and "An inlet ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map of the progress of His Majesty's armies in New York, during the late campaign, illustrating the accounts.

    Map of the progress of His Majesty's armies in New York, duri...

    Scale ca. 1:316,800. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From the Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, suppl. for 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1151 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

    Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th Octob...

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Operations in America. No. 2.

    Operations in America. No. 2.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in pencil. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermark. Shows area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York and Quebec. In the 45th degree of north latitude. Survey'd in the year 1771 & 1772.

    A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York...

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, black and red ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Map shows primarily Vermont with Québec (Province) and New York (State) LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1071 ...

    • Contributor: Valentine, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.

    Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Lon...

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. Depths shown by soundings. From The Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, Oct. 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1150 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.

    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadel...

    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, ...

    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl: Burgoyne at Swords's and Freeman's Farms on Hudsons River near Stillwater, 1777.

    The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl:...

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Four views: View 1. "1st & 2d positions of ...

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777