Collection American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789

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  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the cape ...

    Scale ca. 1:280,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and "Tide table." Accompanied by: Directions for navigating up Delaware-Bay from the capes to Reedy-Island by Capt. James Campbell. 2 p. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1355 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River : from the original /

    Nautical chart showing shoals, tidal flats, ship channels, shoreline anchorages, and port towns up to Philadelphia. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, fold-lined, trimmed at lower edge. LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, 1372 Includes bar scales in statute and nautical miles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    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 image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Hamond, Andrew Snape - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A draught of Delaware Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Title on verso: Delaware River from Capt. Hamond. River Delaware, 226. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes "A tide table." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1354 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Taylor, Richard - Jann - Hamond, Andrew Snape
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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 ...

    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 as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1359 Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3; 651/4; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Haydon, William - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin - André, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776