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  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • [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
  • [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 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. 1766. By order of His Excellency Major General Gage, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America.

    Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red ...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

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

    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 ...

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

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    [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, ...

    • 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 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
  • Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a déterminé géometriquement les principaux points le 22 et le 23 juillet.

    Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont...

    Scale ca. 1:10,300; échelle de 600 toises = 94 cm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts and redoubts. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1215 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of the city of New York.

    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 ...

    • Contributor: McComb, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • 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
  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [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
  • [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 de New-York et des environs,

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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. 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [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
  • 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 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
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward boundaries. Includes numbered index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776