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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 /

To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New En...

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 t... more

Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

Scale ca. 1:45,000. Relief shown by hachures. Plate "No. 18." "T. XVI. B." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 884 Available also through... more

Plan de la ville et du port de Boston; capitale de la Nouvelle Angleterre.

Plan de la ville et du port de Boston; capitale de la Nouvelle Anglete...

Scale ca. 1:11,300. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Attributed to Bellin in Boston Engineering Department's List of maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903. Includes text, ward index, and index t... more

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.

A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with t...

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 ... more

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

[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. Dept... more

[Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.

[Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of ... more

[Chart of Plymouth Bay.

[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

Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N. America.

Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June 1775, at Charles Town, N....

Scale ca. 1:8,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 908 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster i... more

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps... more

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey.

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode ...

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 N... more

Boston & harbour.

Boston & harbour.

Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Availabl... more

A chart of the harbour of Boston

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 "... more

A correct view of the late battle at Charlestown : June 17th, 1775 /

A correct view of the late battle at Charlestown : June 17th, 1775 /

Shows troops in action, British ships, and the village of Charleston. Bird's-eye-view. Exhibited in G&M exhibit, May 1975. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

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 A... more

[Bunker Hill--rough sketch.

[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 a... more

Map of the environs of Roxbury showing roads to Jamaica, Cambridge, Dorchester, Milton, etc.

Map of the environs of Roxbury showing roads to Jamaica, Cambridge, Do...

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 fro... more

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 Majesty's Surveyor General of Lands for the Northern District of North America,

A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orde...

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... more

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications... more

A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775,

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 Sta... more

[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

[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 ... more

[Battle of Bunker Hill.

[Battle of Bunker Hill.

Scale ca. 1:3,900. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military interest in different ha... more

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: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

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 Hil... more

Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

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... more

Roxbury to Concord. Roads & distances, &c.

Roxbury to Concord. Roads & distances, &c.

Not drawn to scale. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures. "No. 4." T... more

A map of 100 miles round Boston.

A map of 100 miles round Boston.

Relief shown pictorially. Hand col. From the Gentleman's magazine, v. 45, June 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Plan of the Neck and environs.

[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 differe... more

[Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

[Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June...

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 watercolo... more

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c.

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His...

Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North Ame... more

A new plan of Boston Harbour from an actual survey.

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 Pennsy... more

Plan of Boston & vicinity.

Plan of Boston & vicinity.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink an... more

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,

A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, betw...

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 o... more

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.

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress...

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 min... more

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC copy imperfect: Western half missing; deteriorated along left and right edges. Shows Maine coast from Cape Elizabeth to York River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... more

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

Scale ca. 1:130,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along fold and edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 816 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part of this plan was survey'd by Richard Williams, Lieutenant at Boston ...

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His ...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Librar... more

A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America,

A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America,

Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North Ameri... more

Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃...

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 force... more

Fort on Noddles Island.

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... more

[Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

[Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

Scale ca. 1:51,000. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and lower margin. No. "16" in upper left corner. "Note. The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down ... more

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

Scale ca. 1:18,500. 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 watermark. Shows location of troops a... more

Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

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... more

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteri...

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 r... more

[A chart of Boston Bay and vicinity.

[A chart of Boston Bay and vicinity.

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 951 LC copy imperfect: De... more

Fort on Charlestown Point.

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 h... more

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. Since the evacuation of Boston ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 933 Available also through the Library of Con... more

A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions.

A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, a...

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: B... more

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the plans of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault ... more

Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. Traduit de l'anglais.

Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. T...

Scale ca. 1:28,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Based on A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. [1777] From the author's Pilote améri... more

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses.

Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le disposi...

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 extrai... more

Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.

Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.

Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title on verso: Nantucket Shoals and Buzzards's Bay by Lieutt. Knight, 1778. Soundings shown in fathoms. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a ... more

A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 53." On verso, partly illegible and in a different hand: Boston ... part of the ... project for the war ... Drawing of a fortification on the road t... more

Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June 1775.

Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of C...

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 in... more

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, un...

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right... more

[Puerto del Boston.

[Puerto del Boston.

Scale ca. 1:34,000. Title on attached label on verso: The city and harbour of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows settlements and fortific... more

A new and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets [i.e. Massachusetts] Bay, in North America, from a late survey.

A new and accurate map of the colony of Massachusets [i.e. Massachuset...

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,... more

[Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Marblehead Harbor.

[Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts from Great Boars Head to Mar...

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... more

A new and accurate chart of the harbour of Boston in New England in North America /

A new and accurate chart of the harbour of Boston in New England in No...

Also shows islands, rocks, channels, shoals, and towns and roads along coast. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper right margin: Political Mag., Nov. 1782. Phillips. Maps of America. LC... more

Map of Massachusetts proper compiled from actual surveys made by order of the General Court.

Map of Massachusetts proper compiled from actual surveys made by order...

Scale 1:253,440; miles 4 to an in. Shows the distance of each town from Boston and the shire town. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Boston, June 12, 1804. Having by the advice of a number of friends, determined to publish a map of the United States; and judging it most adviseable to attempt obtaining a subscription for the same, I have accordingly issued proposals for that p

Boston, June 12, 1804. Having by the advice of a number of friends, de...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 47, Folder 19a.

A plan of Boston : from actual survey /

A plan of Boston : from actual survey /

Includes index to selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, annotated "purchased at Boston 1806" in pen-and-ink in lower left margin,... more

A new chart of Nantucket Shoals & George's Bank with the adjacent coast /

A new chart of Nantucket Shoals & George's Bank with the adjacent coas...

Depths shown by soundings. Includes navigational notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Torn along edges, stained, darkened, creased, backed by cloth. ... more

Map of Boston in the state of Massachusetts : 1814 /

Map of Boston in the state of Massachusetts : 1814 /

Shows wards. Includes inset of Boston Neck and embellished title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, soiled, sectioned and mounted on c... more

Plan of Charlestown peninsula in the state of Massachusetts /

Plan of Charlestown peninsula in the state of Massachusetts /

General map showing selected lots, buildings, and names of landowners. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index of selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ... more

Market Street, Lynn, Mass., as it appeared in 1820.

Market Street, Lynn, Mass., as it appeared in 1820.

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1

Massachusetts.

Massachusetts.

Relief shown pictorially. Very similar stylistically, in portrayal of relief, and in lettering to manuscript map of Maine of same time that was done by A.T. Perkins. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Britt... more

Springfield, 1827 : surveyed by direction of the town, 1826 /

Springfield, 1827 : surveyed by direction of the town, 1826 /

General map showing names of landowners. Also covers Chicopee. Includes ill. of selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Torn, soiled, mount... more

Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S... more

Map of Lynn and Saugus : settled in 1629 /

Map of Lynn and Saugus : settled in 1629 /

General map showing buildings and names of landowners. Also covers Swampscott and Nahant. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raste... more