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  • Map

    West Point, surveyed a coup d'oeil the 24th October, laid down the 27th October 1783.

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pencil. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the right. Includes "References" and notes on structure, strength, and location of fortifications and profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1207 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651

    • Contributor: Hinncks, John
    • Date: 1783
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    Suite du cours du fleuve de St. Laurent, depuis Québec jusqu'au Lac Ontario,

    Scale ca. 1:2,850,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV, in 4⁰, no. 17. Tome 14, in 8⁰, page 254, no. 2." Appears in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'historie générale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 227 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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    [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell ...

    • Date: 1770
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    The Country twenty five miles round New York,

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Published according to act of Parliament, 1st November, 1776, by W. Hawkes ... " Shows radial distances. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1096 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Barber, J. - Hawkes, W.
    • Date: 1776
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    The State of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Shows boundaries between East and West Jersey, 1676-1775, and between New Jersey and New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1780
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    Operations in America. No. 2.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in pencil. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermark. Shows area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place and settlers' names, fortifications, and principal fort at West Point called "Fort Arnold." Unfinished. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1065 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Date: 1780
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    [Part of a map of the Hudson Highlands showing Forts Clinton and Montgomery.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000 (not "1 English mile to a foot"). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Has watermarks. Northern of two or more sheets. Incorrect scale note in pencil. Shows a few place names in Orange County very lightly in pencil. In lower left corner: H.R. On verso, in ink: Major Dornford, Roy. Engrs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Date: 1777
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    1st. & 2d. position of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Sept. 1777. 3d & 4th postn. Sept. 19.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and lead-pencil on tracing paper. The maps show the Battle of Freeman's Farm on 19 September 1777--an action undertaken during the Saratoga Campaign (N.Y.). Map sheet mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1343 Includes notes in ink handwriting at upper edge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Date: 1777
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    [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved copy published by William Faden, 1780. (Faden 68). Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Date: 1777
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    Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry and Ticonderoga; showing the road from Fort Edward, Montcalm's camp and wharf of landing, &c.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 852. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: [montrésor, James Gabriel]
    • Date: 1757
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    A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the cape ...

    Scale ca. 1:280,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and "Tide table." Accompanied by: Directions for navigating up Delaware-Bay from the capes to Reedy-Island by Capt. James Campbell. 2 p. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1355 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Faden, William
    • Date: 1776
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    [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

    Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1781
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    A plan of the Forts Montgomery & Clinton as taken by His Majesty's forces under the command of Genl. Sr. Henry Clinton the 6th. of Octr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:18,000 (not ca. 1:6,000 as depicted by bar scale). Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Includes index entitled "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1189 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Date: 1777
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    A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.

    Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1778
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    A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations.

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (joseph Frederick Wallet) - Hamond, Andrew Snape - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1779
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    Reconnoissance, juillet, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. Title on verso: Frog's Pointe. Manuscript title from label on verso as originally mounted: Plan d'une batterie de Long Island, destinée à battre le continent [i.e. Frog's Pointe] Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows command of "Frogs Pointe" by a battery and two other points on Long Island. LC ...

    • Date: 1781
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    A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General ...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1054 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Date: 1776
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    A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sr. Wm. Howe, K.B., in 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Centered on the Hudson River and New York Bay from Sandy Hook to Haverstraw. Includes index entitled "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1057 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated changing publication date to 1778, showing additional shoals ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1777
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    [The provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the governments of Trois Rivières, and Montreal:

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title in upper margin: A chorographical map of the country between Albany, Oswego, Fort Frontenac, and les Trois Rivières ... Drawn from authentic surveys by Thomas Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty. Hand colored. LC copy incomplete, shows only northern New York and Quebec. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1039 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: [holland, Samuel] - Jefferys, Thomas - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1768
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    Attacks of Fort Washington by His Majesty's forces under the command of Genl. Sir Willm Howe K.B. 16 Novr. 1776.

    Scale ca. 1:20,500. Hand colored. Facsimile of manuscript. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied from an original map kindly loaned to the compiler by Mr. A. Suart." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Hayward, George - Valentine, D. T. (david Thomas)
    • Date: 1776
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    [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle of Harlem Heights and Fort Lee and Fort Independence. No names. On verso in manuscript: Philadelphia & Forts Clinton & Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1158 Available also through the ...

    • Date: 1776
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    [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete, deterioration along fold, and brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1005 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1779
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    [New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Title in manuscript on verso "A topographical map of the north part of New York Island." Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications below Fort Washington and redoubts on east side of Harlem River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1168 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Date: 1778
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    Map of the northern parts of New York.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the Hudson River from Albany to Fort Edward, the Mohawk and Hoosic rivers, Schoharie Creek, roads and villages adjacent, and some landowners. Includes descriptive notes, some indicate number of families in each village. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1077 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Date: 1758
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    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.

    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, Feb'y 25th 1777. "Published as the Act directs March 3d 1777 by S. Pyle, Angel Court, Snow Hill--price 6d." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes distance table. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Date: 1777