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

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  • A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets, to the year, 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy annotated in ink. On bottom of the sheet, covered with a heavy outer neat line: Engraved and printed by Fra. Dewing, Boston NE. 1722. Sold by Capt. John Bonner ... Includes text, ward index, and index to points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 888 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Price, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • 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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1928
  • Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Knypehausen on the 16th November 1776.

    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 Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in pencil between "By" and "an Indian." "No. 28." Includes notes. On verso: John Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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 location. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1170 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 1st. & 2d. position of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Sept. 1777. 3d & 4th postn. Sept. 19.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. Believed to be part of the Battle of Paoli, usually dated Sept. 20, 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1343 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Carolina septentrionale et meridionale en 4 feuilles, traduite de l'Anglois.

    Scale ca. 1:560,000. Alternate title: An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks, and soundings on the coast ... by Henry Mouzon and others. Carte exacte de la Coraline septentrionale et meridionale ... Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows names ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - Mouzon, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Plan of the town and harbour of St. Augustine.

    Scale ca. 1:47,000. Title from typed label mounted with map. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Ascribed to William Roberts' An account of the first discovery and natural history of Florida, 1763 by typed label mounted with map. Differs from the map in Roberts' work and from the map in Thomas Jefferys' A description of the Spanish ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • A plan of the town and chart of the harbour of Boston : exhibiting a view of the islands, castle forts, and entrances into the said harbour.

    Depths shown by soundings. From Gentleman's magazine, vol. 45, Jan. 1775. In center of lower margin: Feby. 1st 1775. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 950 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 watermarked. 4 copies

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • West Indies, from the best authorities.

    Scale ca. 1:16,000,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows Florida, Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1709 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A Plan of the town of Pensacola, 1767.

    Scale 1:9,600; 800 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1657 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 893 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of ...

    Scale ca. 1:26,200. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1545 British squadron represented pictorially. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1

    • Contributor: Faden, William - James, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Savannah.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen and ink. Unfinished plan. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a horn within a shield with W below] Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1583 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A correct map of the United States of North America; including the British and Spanish territories, carefully laid down agreeable to the treaty of 1784.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Bankes's New system of universal geography, published by royal authority." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 756 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Bowen, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th. Octr. 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows size of cantonments. "N.B. The particular quarters of the following regiments is not ascertain'd, viz. the 34th up the Mississipi, in the Illinois country." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 114 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • A new and accurate map of North America,

    Scale ca. 1:6,360,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. "West longitude from Ferro." Differs from other copies in coloration and boundaries. Map is colored in. Long Island is colored as being attached to New York. St. John and Isle Royal are colored as being attached to Nova Scotia. A boundary has been added from "Lake Almipigon" north to the edge of the map. Shows area ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Peter - Seale, Richard William - Bowles, Carington - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • 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 of North America, 1750-1789, 1082 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • Sketch of the northern frontiers of Georgia, extending from the mouth of the River Savannah to the town of Augusta,

    Scale ca. 1:110,000. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1570 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 2 insets of "Continuation of Savanna River, from Ebenezer to Augusta" and index of "References to the attack of Savannah on the 28th December 1778." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Archibald - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Delaware counties.

    Scale ca. 1:960,000. Hand colored. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1035 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis - Hebert, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • 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 ...

    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 the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade by the Americans from the 8th of December, 1775 to the 13th of May, 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:6,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to important buildings and military defenses. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 611 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of a survey made to explore the country for a road between Connecticut River & St. Francis.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. Includes descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 623 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Finlay, Hugh]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • 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 Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'après différentes cartes et relations anglaises, et les opérations de la dernière guerre: avec les nouvelles limites générales fixées par les articles ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro. LC copy annotated by the author in 1787 to reflect new boundaries. Includes notes and "Tableau (par approximation) de la population des États-Unis." On verso, in pencil, LC copy annotated "Exemplaire unique. Avec des corrections et annotations del'auteur M. Brion de la Tour." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 746 Available ...

    • Contributor: Brion De La Tour, Louis - Esnauts Et Rapilly
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784