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

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  • Map

    A map of the provinces of New-York and New-Yersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec.

    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 New York and New Jersey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1048 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Lotter, Matthäus Albrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to troop positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1282 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    A New and accurate map of the present seat of war in North America, comprehending New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pensylvania, New-York, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. Relief shown pictorially. From the Universal magazine, v. 61, June 1777. Accompanied by: A succinct account of the city of Philadelphia, illustrated with a new and accurate map of the present seat of war in North America, comprehending Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New-York, New-Jersey, &c. p. 281-286. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1050, 1241 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    A map, Middlesex County.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of Middlesex County by B. Morgan, A. Dunham [and] J. Rue. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin - Dunham, Azariah - Rue, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map

    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    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: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map

    A sketch of the northern parts of New Jersey.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Original attributed to B. Morgan and T. Milliadge through table of contents of the collection. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1251 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin - Millidge, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map

    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 ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other copies: Western boundary of Tryon County and eastern boundaries of Cumberland and Glocester counties not colored. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. Appears in William Faden's The North American atlas. 1777. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Ratzer, Bernard - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [Map showing roads to Morristown]

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 452. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows roads between Morristown and Springfield in the vicinity of Watchung Mountains, with location of "headquarters" shown on the road from Springfield to Morristown and distances between intersections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1284 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map

    A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek, with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy.

    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 sounded by Lieutenant John Hunter of the Navy," ca. 1:29,000, and index to defenses. Two copies. Copy 1, land areas done in a wash. Copy 2, outlined in yellow. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Knight, John - Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Map

    Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

    Scale not given. Title from penciled annotation in upper left corner. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Shows the coastal area of Jersey City from "Hobocken" to "Salt Meadows." Includes penciled presentation note: Hon. Chas. H. Winfield with respects of R. C. Baevt, c.e. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1246 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard - Baevt, R. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • Map

    Sketch of Haddonfield. Sketch of the road from Penny Hill to Black Horse through Mount Holly, 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:36,000 (not 800 paces to an inch.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1257 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes note Fort Constitution "Evacuated by the rebels, 18th Novr. 1776." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    Soundings of the bar of Sandy Hook at low water & the marks made use of for the best water ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,500. Depths shown by soundings. Title on verso: Sandy Hook, 133. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Inset view: Appearance of the leading mark over the bar. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1292 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Map

    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

    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 plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. No. "17" stamped on verso, upper right corner. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Map

    A map, Somerset County.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of Sommerset County by B. Morgan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1252 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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 ...

    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 Web site as a raster image. On verso: Delaware-River from Chester to Philadelphia, by Mr. Hunter, June 1778. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    A new and accurate map of New Jersey, from the best authorities.

    From The universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure (June, 1780), vol. 66. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1242 Text in pocket. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes part of New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Shows counties, towns and cities, road, mills, rivers and streams, ferries, bays, and inlets, beaches, Sandy Hook lighthouse, lines of division ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows position of "57th Rt." Annotation, in pencil: By Montrésor, 1779? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1287 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    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 & ...

    Scale ca. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in the river." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1362 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    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 and settlers' names, fortifications, and principal fort at West Point called "Fort Arnold." Unfinished. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1065 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    Draft of roads in New Jersey.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Shows roads of Camden and Gloucester counties, New Jersey. Described in Samuel S. Smith's The fight for the Delaware, under the title Route the Hessians took from Coopers Ferry to Red Bank. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1263 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777