Collection Items

  • 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
    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
    Perspective view of the State-House
    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Date: 1752
  • 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
    Piano della città, e porto di Sant'. Agostino. Scale ca. 1:47,000. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in feet. Oriented with north to the right. Appears in Il Gazzettiere americano, 1763, v. 1 and Atlante dell' America, 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1640 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Vanni, Violante - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1763
  • Map
    Indiana Fort Wayne : ms. map of Fort Wayne said to have been made on July 18, 1795, for General Anthony Wayne Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. "Fort Wayne ... the first American post, built in 1794 and named for Anthony Wayne after his victory at Fallen Timbers, was located across the St. Marys from the old Miami village of Kekionga and the remains of old Fort Miami, at the present intersection of Clay and Berry streets"--Ency. of Historic Forts, p. 281-282. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Neff, P. M.
    • Date: 1795