Collection Items

  • Map
    The Seat of war in New England, by an American volunteer, with the marches of the several corps sent by the Colonies towards Boston, with the attack on Bunkers-Hill. Scale ca. 1:450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Plan of Boston Harbour, from an actual survey" and "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June, 1775." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 813 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    A new plan of Boston Harbour from an actual survey. Scale ca. 1:110,000. "N.B. Charlestown burnt June 17th, 1775 by the regulars." Index for points of interest. Cited in David McNeely Stauffer's American engravers upon copper and steel as appearing in the Pennsylvania magazine, June, 1775. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 948 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Lownes, Cale
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Carte particulière du havre de Boston avec les sondes les bancs de Sable, les rochers les Amaies et les autres directions utiles à la navigation. Scale ca. 1:33,000. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "No. 336." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 958 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2; 700/3; 710/4
    • Contributor: Chabert, Joseph Bernard - Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    A new and accurate chart of the harbour of Boston in New England in North America Also shows islands, rocks, channels, shoals, and towns and roads along coast. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper right margin: Political Mag., Nov. 1782. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 959 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Lodge, John - Bew, John
    • Date: 1782
  • Map
    [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1;...
    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    Boston & harbour. Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    A chart of the harbour of Boston Scale ca. 1:24,500. Title from accompanying title page. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. Includes index entitled "References" to Boston. "Nautical remarks and directions" and "Marks for the rocks and shoals in sailing into the harbour" on title page. Accompanied by title page. 1 l. LC Maps of North America,...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC copy annotated with "No. 2" to the left of the title; concentric circles, drawn in ink, centered on compass roses; and, a stamp "Engr. Dept. U. States Topl. Bureau." Annotated on verso: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From The North-American pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence. 1777. v. 2. LC Maps of...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His ... Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 700/2
    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas - Grant, James - Holland, Samuel
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. Traduit de l'anglais. Scale ca. 1:28,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Based on A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. [1777] From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 956 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    [Puerto del Boston. Scale ca. 1:34,000. Title on attached label on verso: The city and harbour of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows settlements and fortifications. No. "43" in lower left margin. Includes index, sailing directions, and view of entrance to the bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 957 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 961 Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Campo, Josef Del
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses. Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extraite d'un Memoire général sur Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 938 Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    A plan of the town and harbour of Boston and the country adjacent with the road from Boston to Concord, shewing the place of the late engagement between the King's troops & ... Scale ca. 1:120,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of military interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 900 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: De Costa, J. - Hall, Charles
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    A Map of forty miles north, thirty miles west, and twentyfive miles south of Boston, including an accurate draft of the harbour and town. Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "References to the harbour and environs of Boston," reflecting points of general interest and military events which occured in 1775, "References to the town of Boston," and inset of "Boston Town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 903 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775, Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains. Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of British and American forces. Indexed for points of interest. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 923 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Beaurain - Croisey, P.
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    Carte von dem Hafen und der Stadt Boston mit den umliegenden Gegenden und der Lägern sowohl der Americaner als auch des Engländer, Scale ca. 1:25,000. Hand colored to show location of British and American forces. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated in black ink to show names of Prospect Hill and Winter Hill. "Diese Carte ist von einen Englischen vor die Regierung aufgenomnen Originale copiret worden." Includes "Erklærung der Buchstaben." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 924 Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Beaurain - Frentzel, Georg Friedrich Jonas - Müller, Johann Carl
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: [Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    [Rough draught of Boston and harbour. Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 931 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775, Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Montrésor, John - Faden, William
    • Date: 1778