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  • Map

    [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 from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell ...

    • Date: 1770
  • Map

    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.

    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, Feb'y 25th 1777. "Published as the Act directs March 3d 1777 by S. Pyle, Angel Court, Snow Hill--price 6d." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes distance table. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General ...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1054 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Date: 1776
  • Map

    A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sr. William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey against the American forces commanded by General ...

    Scale ca. 1:84,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC Copy 1 on verso: Plan of operations at New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1055 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Hand colored. LC copy 2 imperfect: Deteriorated in margins. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of the northern parts ... by Gerard ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Cartographic source note in English and French. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Croisey, P. - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard - Perrier Et Verrier
    • Date: 1777
  • 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 ...

    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Margins are deteriorated. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of the northern parts ... by Gerard Banker." ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

    Scale ca. 1:420,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New Jersey." "This map has been drawn from the survey made in 1769 ... by Bernard Ratzer ... and from another large survey of the northern parts ... by Gerard Banker." "In this ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Ratzer, Bernard - Bancker, Gerard
    • 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 ...

    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    A map of part of the province of Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Title from table of contents: A survey of part of the province of New Jersey contain[in]g part of Middlesex County, and part of Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex counties with part of Statten [sic] Island in the province of New York. By Morgan, Williams, Dennis, Rue, Dunham, Taylor, Skinner, &c. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. "N.B. The doted red line his ...

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

    The State of New Jersey, compiled from the most authentic information.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, county boundaries, and the "Division line of East and West Jersey." "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Carey, Mathew - Guthrie, William - Barker, W. (william)
    • Date: 1795
  • Map

    New York & New Jersey commissioners line from 41⁰ on Hudson's River taken in 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. At head of title, in a different hand: New York & New Jersey. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Province of New Jersey," "Part of the province of New York," part of the "Province of Pensylvania," and the "Partition line ordered by the commissioners in 1769." "No. 26." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1243 Available also through the ...

    • Date: 1769
  • Map

    Lines run in the Jersies for determining boundaries between that Province & New York.

    Scale ca. 1:740,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. On verso: No 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1244 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1769
  • Map

    Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Boston, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows roads, county and township boundaries, land grants, the division line between East and West Jersey, 5 different proposed division lines between New Jersey and New York by separate claims ...

    • Date: 1769
  • Map

    The State of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Shows boundaries between East and West Jersey, 1676-1775, and between New Jersey and New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    [Map of British outposts between Burlington and New Bridge, New Jersey, December 1776.

    Not drawn to scale. Alternate title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Maps of the road taken by the British troops from New Bridge to Burlington, N.J. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows roads and distances between posts. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1266 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Date: 1776
  • Map

    Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey, from the 26th, of December, 1776, to the 3d. January 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:113,000. Hand colored. LC copy trimmed to border. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the roads from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1270 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey, from the 26th. of December, 1776, to the 3d. January 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:113,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Based on manuscript no. 61a in Library of Congress Faden collection. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the road from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Plan of the operations of General Washington against the King's troops in New Jersey, from the 26th of December 1776 to the 3d of January 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:113,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1268 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement on the road from Princetown to Maidenhead, January the 3d 1777" ...

    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    [Map of the coast of New Jersey from Barnegat Inlet to Cape May.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast and the Mullica River inland to the site of the "Batsto forge." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1264 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1770
  • 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

    • Date: 1778
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    Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'armée américaine et le G'l Clinton l'armée angloise le 28 juin 1778

    Shows troop positions at the Battle of Monmouth (near Englishtown, Monmouth Co., N.J.). Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Sectioned to 12 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1778
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    Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. "No. 10." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1279 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Date: 1778