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    [Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour. Scale ca. 1:4,500. 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 watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of British and "Rebel" troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill. North is oriented to the bottom. Called a rough draft of the same cartographer's ...
    • Date: 1775
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    The town of Boston in New England Pictorial map showing buildings. Facsimile. "Engraved from a copy in the possession of Wm. Taylor Esq. and published by George G. Smith, engraver ... Boston, 1835." Redrawn from a copy of State II (1725). "I have examined this plan ... Stephen P. Fuller, surveyor, Boston, July 2d 1835." Original version: [Boston] : Sold by Capt. John Bonner and Willm. Price, [1725]. Oriented with north ...
    • Contributor: Bonner, John - Dewing, Francis - Price, William - Smith, George Girdler - Fuller, Stephen P.
    • Date: 1725
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Plan of Charles Town, with the intrenchments, and encampment of His Majesty's troops, after the action of the 17th. June 1775. Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The writing is similar to that of Lieut. Page on his "Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775." (Faden 15) and also very like the "Rough draft of Charlestown" (Faden 27) LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 914 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 1775
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    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
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    A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces, Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. An engraved map, with change of title, appears in Stedman's History of the origin, process, and termination of the American War. London, 1794. A copy of this issue is included in William Faden's Atlas of the battles of the American Revolution. [New York, 1845] Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. The ground plan is from an ...
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1775
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    To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, B. Romans. Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed for points of interest. Insets with indexes: Plan of Boston and its environs, 1775.--A view of the lines thrown up on Boston Neck; by the ministerial army. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 880 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard - Hancock, John
    • Date: 1775
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    A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston, shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd ... Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Hole in center. "No. 11." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "A general plan of the island of Castle William shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent islands," 1:6,000, and two cross section views. LC Maps ...
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1771
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    A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey. Scale 1:253,440; 4 statute miles to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 962 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Date: 1775
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    [Castle William & vicinity. Scale ca. 1:3,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR: 440
    • Contributor: Roller, A.
    • Date: 1736
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    A new and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets [i.e. Massachusetts] Bay, in North America, from a late survey.
    New and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets Bay | New and accurate map of the colony of Massachusetts Bay
    Covers eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island, eastern Connecticut, and small portions of New Hampshire and Vermont. Relief shown pictorially. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure, vol. 66, Dec. 1780, opposite p. 281. Prime meridian: Ferro. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 881 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hinton, John
    • Date: 1780
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    Map of the island of Nantucket. Scale ca. 1:110,000. Relief shown by hachures. "Page 122." Annotated in pencil: 434 and 1782. From the author's Letters from an American farmer ... 1782. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 882 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: St. John De Crèvecoeur, J. Hector
    • Date: 1782
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    Fort on Charlestown Point. Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1776
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    A plan of Boston in New England with its environs, including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in ... Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham "to take a plan of the towns of Boston & Charlestown and the rebel works round these places;" dedication "To the Right Honourable Lord George Germain ... " with autographed signature of Henry Pelham; and, index ...
    • Contributor: Pelham, Henry - Jukes, Francis
    • Date: 1777
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    Sketch of the ground about Charles Town. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. "NB: Medford road 45 paces broad; Cambridge road 30 p." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 921 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America. Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 895 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert - Gage, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    Fort on Dorc̃ester Point. Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 3. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 929 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1776
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    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
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    [Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Marblehead Harbor. Scale ca. 1:52,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower margins. Publication information trimmed from lower margin. Shows coast of Essex County, Massachusetts and part of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 963 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1781
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    Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June 1775. Scale ca. 1:19,000. Relief shown by hachures. Battle of Bunker Hill shown pictorially. From James Murray's Impartial history of the present war in America. v. 1. p. 431. Includes historical note on fires and indexes to wards and points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 936 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; ...
    • Contributor: Robson, T.
    • Date: 1778
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    A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: ... Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are color'd yellow." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 906 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1775
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    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
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    Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester. Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1776