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A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere on a projection. The entire map is round with the upper and lower halves formed by inter-connected partial circles. North and Central America (and the northern part of South America) are shown in the top half, and South America is shown in the bottom half. Island chains are shown in left and right wedges. The portion on the left is labeled "Bahama or Lucayos Islands" and the one on the right is labeled "Antilles Leeward or Caribbee I.
Date: May 1, 1776
Creator: Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790
Item Type: Map

A sketch of the Cherokee country

Description: Map shows paths and military outposts in "Cherokee Country," perhaps in the Carolinas, during the late eighteenth century. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [1:633,600].
Date: 1772~
Creator: Lodge, John, d. 1796
Item Type: Map

Carte générale du Canada, de la Louisiane, de la Floride, de la Caroline, de la Virginie, de la Nouvelle Angleterre, etc.

Description: Map shows settlements, colonies, areas of Native American habitation, and physical features along the eastern coast of North America from Canada and the Gulf of the St. Lawrence to upper Florida and as far west as the Mississippi River and French "Louisiane" territory. Includes notes. Inset: [Map of the waterways in the upper northeastern portion of North America]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000] and Scale [ca. 11,000,000].
Date: 1776
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map

Mexico, or, New Spain in which the motions of Cortes may be traced.

Description: Map shows provinces of New Spain, [Baja] California, "New Albion." Includes notes. New Mexico and Louisiana are shown separated by "Great Space of Land unknown." Areas of Native American habitation are noted. Inset: "Supplement of the environs of Mexico." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:10,200,000].
Date: 1777
Creator: Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784.
Item Type: Map

Palestina seu Terra Sancta.

Description: Map shows boundaries, rivers, and principal settlements divided into the Twelve Tribes areas. Includes illustrative title cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:1,250,000].
Date: 1774
Creator: Cellarius, Christoph, 1638-1707
Item Type: Map

De la Tartarie.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century boundaries, regions, and cities of Russian Siberia and Tartarie, Grand Tartarie, Persia, and parts of China and India. Includes text in two panels flanking left and right of map. Scale not given.
Date: [1775, 1795]
Item Type: Map

Map of South America for the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America.

Description: Map shows parts of late eighteenth century South America identified as "New Km. of Granada," "Km. of Tierra Firma," "Brasil," Peru, "Chili," Paraguay, and Guiana. Coastal settlements, some inland settlements, and areas of Native American habitation are identified.
Date: 1777
Creator: Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784.
Item Type: Map

Mappemonde suivant la projection des cartes reduites.

Description: Map shows the world, without the poles, "Division par religions", "Division par les couleurs des habitans",and, "Division par la figure des hommes." Scale not given.
Date: 1778
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786.
Item Type: Map

The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon.

Description: Map shows geography along the present-day Gulf of Mexico coast known as "New Kingdom of Leon." Relief shown pictorially, depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:1,340,000]. Map is from The West India Atlas published by R. Sayer & J. Bennett [1775].
Date: 1775
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.
Item Type: Map

North America, agreeable to the most approved maps and charts.

Description: Map shows known and unknown parts of late eighteenth century North America. Names of east coast colonies are shown as well as "Louisiana," "Parts Unknown," "New Albion" [west coast], "California," "New Mexico," and "These Parts Are Intirely [sic.] Unknown" [western Canada]. Relief shown pictorially. Includes colored decorative cartouche. Scale [ca. 1:19,000,000].
Date: 1774
Creator: Conder, Thomas, 1746 or 7-1831
Item Type: Map

America.

Description: Map shows north and south continents of America, westernmost coasts of Africa and Europe. North America is shown with some east coast settlements and named coastal formations. The northwestern area of North America is unmapped and noted as "Terra Esonis Incognita" and "California" is depicted as an island. Includes key to abbreviations used on map in right hand panel and statistical data is provided in text [in German] in lower margin of the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1776..1796]
Creator: Probst, Johann Michael, d. 1809
Item Type: Map

West Indies.

Description: Map shows Central America, portions of North and South America, West Indian Islands, towns, and rivers. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:15,000,000].
Date: [1774..1827]
Creator: Kirkwood & Sons
Item Type: Map

Il mappamondo sia descrizione generale del globo.

Description: Map shows some geography and major cities in North America, South America, Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Africa. Includes illustration of a compass rose and keys explaining the different climate zones of the world. Exploration tracks of Cook and de Bougainville are shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca.1:120,000,000].
Date: [1779..1785]
Creator: Zatta, Antonio, fl. 1757-1797
Item Type: Map

A New and Correct Plan of the Town of Boston.

Description: Map shows late-colonial Boston, Massachusetts street names, building locations, ferries, wharves, fortifications, and "the Common." "Charles Town in Ruins" is depicted in the upper part of the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given. Map comes from The Gentleman's Magazine, v. 45, Oct. 1775.
Date: 1775
Creator: Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802
Item Type: Map

Carte réduite des mers comprises entre l'Asie et l'Amérique appelées par les navigateurs Mer du Sud ou mer Pacifique pour servir aux vaisseaux du roi.

Description: Map shows the Pacific Ocean and the coasts of North and South America (including the Gulf of Mexico), Japan, the coast of China, the Philippines, the Isle of Borneo, and the partial coast of New Guinea, New Zealand, and New Holland [Australia]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1776
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Item Type: Map

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana. : the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century coastline detail of the Gulf of Mexico from southern Louisiana to the tip of Florida; coastline detail for Atlantic coast of Florida; swamps, islands, inlets, settlements, and ports; similar details for the Bahamas. Includes small illustrations of ships and annotations. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1775
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
Item Type: Map

Carte du Chili méridional, du Rio de la Plata des Patagons, et du Détroit de Magellan : ce qui fait l'extremité australe de l'Amérique Meridle [South America - Sheet 3].

Description: Map shows the geography and late eighteenth century settlements in the southern half of the South American continent. Includes historical notes and "Note pour les tres cartes du l'Amérique. Méridionale." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000].
Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map