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    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
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    A plan of the town and chart of the harbour of Boston : exhibiting a view of the islands, castle forts, and entrances into the said harbour. Depths shown by soundings. From Gentleman's magazine, vol. 45, Jan. 1775. In center of lower margin: Feby. 1st 1775. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 950 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 watermarked. 4 copies
    • Date: 1775
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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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    [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
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    Map of the environs of Boston. Scale ca. 1:46,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From The Remembrancer, 3d ed. 1775. Shows camp and lines of Generals Putnam, Ward, and Thomas and batteries and fortifications in the Boston area. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 896 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Almon, John
    • Date: 1775
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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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    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
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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 new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets, to the year, 1769. Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy annotated in ink. On bottom of the sheet, covered with a heavy outer neat line: Engraved and printed by Fra. Dewing, Boston NE. 1722. Sold by Capt. John Bonner ... Includes text, ward index, and index to points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 888 Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Price, William
    • Date: 1769
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    To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New England is humbly dedicated by his excellencys most obedient and humble servant Will Burgiss Relief shown pictorially. Shows selected buildings pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark indecipherable. Wheat & Brun no. 227. Includes index to selected buildings and embellished title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, consists of 2 sheets glued together.
    • Contributor: Burgis, William - Johnson, Thos
    • Date: 1728
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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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    [Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard. Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and margins. Includes navigational notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 977 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: 1776
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    Fort on Noddles Island. Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in different hand: W. H. Spooner. No. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1776
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    [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound. Scale ca. 1:51,500. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. "The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." 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: 1776
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    [Plan of the Neck and environs. Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different points from a battery on Foster's Hill on Dorchester Neck and from fortifications outside the Neck which do not agree. Annotated in pencil: No. 60. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 916 ...
    • Date: 1775
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    [Chart of Plymouth Bay. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 960 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1770
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    A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775. Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2
    • Date: 1775
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    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
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    [Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard. Scale ca. 1:51,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes navigational notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 976 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: 1776
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    [Bunker Hill--rough sketch. Scale not given. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows landing places, positions of British units, and "Rebels line of march." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 899 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    [Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M. Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...
    • Contributor: MontrĂ©sor, John
    • Date: 1775
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    A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets to the year 1743. Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes text, ward index, and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Price, William
    • Date: 1743
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    A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775, Scale ca. 1:12,000. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin: The following description of the action near Boston, on the 17th of June, is taken from a letter written by General Burgoyne to his nephew Lord Stanley. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 918 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Burgoyne, John - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    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
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    Map of the environs of Roxbury showing roads to Jamaica, Cambridge, Dorchester, Milton, etc. Scale not given. Title from P. L. Phillips' List of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Typewritten label on verso: Map of the environs of Boston showing roads from Roxbury to Dorchester, Milton, Jamaica, Cambridge, and Walter T., Brooklyn and N. York. 1775. Ascribed on label: Probably by Ensign De Berniere and Captain Brown. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Browne, William - De Berniere, Henry
    • Date: 1775