Collection Items

  • Map
    A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg; Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale ca. 1:3,500. LC copy trimmed to border. Includes text, index to fortification, "The profile," and insets of "A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg ... during the siege in 1745" and "A map of Gabarus Bay, adjoyning to Louisburg." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 337 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Gridley, Richard
    • Date: 1757
  • 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
    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781. Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the English commanded by the Earl of Albemarle General and Sir George Pococke K.B. Admiral Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Insets: Castle of Morro -- Fort of Puntal. Views: View of the town of Havana taken from the harbour -- View of the coast of Cuba taken opposite the harbour of the Havannah from the sea. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...
    • Contributor: Hawk, James
    • Date: 1762