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  • Map

    [Manuscript map of British and American troop positions in the New York City region at the time of the Battle of Long Island (Aug.-Sept. 1776)]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Covers present-day New York City vicinity including Staten Island, Palisades area (N.J.), New Rochelle (N.Y.), and Jamaica Bay. Shows troop positions, fortifications, ship anchorage areas, roads, built-up areas, villages, and agricultural field areas. Relief shown by shading, hachures, and landform drawings. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Map appears to be a composite copied from the DesBarres sheets of the ...

    • Date: 1776
  • Map

    [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

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

    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    A Plan of Fort Ontario built at Oswego in 1759.

    Scale ca. 1:2,450. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Copied from the original map in British archives: Brit. Mus. ms. class. no.; [Amer. & W. I., vol. 92, p. 173 of transcript. Shows the positions of Fort Rascal and of the old fort of Oswego, both of which had been demolished before 1759. Includes text, "Explanations," and "Profile & section thro' ...

    • Date: 1900
  • Map

    Attaques des forts de Chouaguen en Amérique : pris par les français commandé par le marquis de Montcalm le 14 août 1756

    Engraved map of the British fortifications at the mouth of the Oswego River (now in city of Oswego, N.Y.) as depicted by the French. Shows military actions taken in the capture of Fort Oswego (August 1756). Relief shown by shading and rock drawings. This map originally appeared in the atlas "Les plans de la guerre de sept ans" issued in parts between 1789 and ...

    • Contributor: Therbu, L. - Cöntgen, G. J. (georg Joseph)
    • Date: 1756
  • Map

    Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, Peaks-hill, Crompond et Hunts-taverne du 17. septembre au 20 octobre 1782.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Kings Ferry operated between Verplank Point and Stony Point. "Peaks-hill" was about 3 miles south of the center of present-day Peekskill. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1219 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/0; 651/2

    • Date: 1782
  • Map

    [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    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 image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/3

    • Date: 1779
  • Map

    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.

    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 also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/3

    • Date: 1779
  • Map

    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 - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Date: 1779
  • Map

    Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    Plan de West-Pointe du nord levé a vue.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1205 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Deux Ponts, Christian
    • Date: 1782
  • Map

    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, 1750-1789, 1206 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hinncks, John
    • Date: 1783
  • Map

    West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1208 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1783
  • Map

    Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Elisabeth Town.

    Scale not given. Title on verso: Fortified camp at Elizh. Town, Jersey ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1770
  • Map

    Plan of the road from Elizabeth Town Point to Elizabeth Town : shewing the rebel works raised for its defence

    Scale ca. 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1247 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    Plan and sections of the redoubt at Billingsfort and plan of the rebel fort marked yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:2,450. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. "F." Includes 3 col. cross sections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1276 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650; 651

    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    [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 ...

    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line of defense and troops between Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers north of the city, and other fortifications. Also shows names of suburban land owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1326 Available also through ...

    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B.

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1779
  • Map

    Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge after Jany. 1778.

    Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil to show some distances. Annotated bar scale shows scale ca. 14,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1349 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Duportail, Antoine-Jean-Louis Le Bègue De Presle
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    Valley Forge encampment, Dec. 19, 1777 to June 18, 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:8,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by form lines. Shows "Discontinued roads" and "Recent roads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1928
  • Map

    Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,220. Title on verso: Ouvrages faits à Portsmouth en Virginie par les Anglais, et rasé en 1781 par les François. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1455 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Date: 1781
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    A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shewing the works erected by the British forces for its defence, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Date: 1782
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    Plan de West-Point du Sud.

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. Lists artillery included in batteries at West Point. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1459 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1781
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    Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Date: 1778