Early Maps

(Maps created prior to 1800)

1719 Flatlands Village
Map of Flatlands, Brooklyn, showing land divisions and allotments.
1735 map of the British colonies, including New York (PDF file).
Part of a large map of New York State.
A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook : the entrance of Hudson's River in the Province of New Jersey
British map created in 1784, showing Sandy Hook, NJ, and the entrance to the Hudson River.
A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook : the entrance of Hudson's River in the Province of New Jersey
1832 reprint of above map.
A Chart of the coast of New England, New York and Long Island from Cape Codd to Sandy Point.
Early eighteenth-century map showing the northeast coast from Long Island to southern Maine.
A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c.
1780 map with relief shown by shading.
A chart of New York Harbour : with the banks, soundings and sailing marks from the most accurate surveys & observations.
Map published between 1784 and 1794 with relief shown by hachures and depths shown by soundings.
[A chart of New York Island & North River, East River, passage through Hell Gate, Flushing Bay, Hampstead Bay, Oyster Bay, Huntington Bay, Cow Harbour, East Chester Inlet, Rochelle, Rye, Patrick Islands, &c.]
Revolutionary-era map covering the coast of Long Island from Eaton's Neck to Yellow [i.e. Red] Hook, western Long Island Sound, parts of New York Harbor and Manhattan Island, and the Paulus Hook area of New Jersey.
A Conjectural Plan of the Three Flats Called by the Indians Keskateuw and by the Dutch Amersfoort or the Village of Amersfoort
Plan of the 3 Flats Village of Amersfoort, as it appeared in the 1700s.
A chorographical map of the Northern Department of North-America, drawn from the latest and most accurate observations, at Amsterdam by Cóvens and Mortier and Cóvens, junior.
Hand-colored map from 1780, showing land grants and purchases in northeastern New York State and granted townships in Vermont and parts of New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships; exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province
1779 hand-colored map compiled from actual surveys deposited in the Patent Office at New York. Appeared in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1776.
A Description of the Towne of Mannados or New Amsterdam
The "Duke's Plan" of New York, 1664
A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756 by Captn. Joshua Loring.
Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest.
A draught of New York and Perthamboy Harbour.
Circa 1750 map showing eastern New Jersey, Staten Island, Manhattan, and western Long Island. Probably an inset from Emanuel Bowen's map, "Particular draughts and plans of some of the principal towns and harbours ..." Relief shown pictorially with depths by soundings.
A general map of the middle British colonies, in America : containing Virginia, Maryland, the Delaware counties, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey ; with the addition of New York, and of the greatest part of New England, as also of the bordering parts of the province of Quebec...
Revolutionary-era map by Thomas Pownall, from the American Military Atlas. Includes inset "A sketch of the upper parts of Canada."
A general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York
Revolutionary-era map originally from The American military pocket atlas [1776], Plate IV. Relief is shown pictorially.
A large draught of New England, New York and Long Island.
Early eighteenth century map by Samuel Thornton.
A Map of the British and French settlements in North America...
1755 map of the mid-Altantic region west to the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Includes notes on the Indian tribes and historical events.
A map containing part of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey, drawn from surveys compiled by Thomas Millidge, major 1st Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers, 1780.
Shows area between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, from Kingston, N.Y. to Trenton, including names of some property owners. Drawn in 1781 by Andrew Skinner.
A Map of the country round Philadelphia : including part of New Jersey, New York, Staten Island, & Long Island.
British map ca. 1750 with relief shown pictorially. Date Unknown.
A map of the eastern part of the province of New York with part of New Jersey, &c
Map originally appearing in London Magazine, 1756. Includes inset "Fort Frederic at Crown Point, built by the French 1731."
A map of New England and New York
Hand-colored map of the northeast from 1676, including illustrations of animals and coat of arms. Relief shown pictorially.
A map of New England, New York, New Jersey and Pensilvania
Map of the northeast printed in London in 1730, showing towns to which missionaries were sent. Relief shown pictorially.
A map of the Province of New-York, reduc'd from the large drawing of that Province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon, Esqr., Captain General & Governor of the same, by Claude Joseph Sauthier; to which is added New-Jersey, from the topographical observations of C. J. Sauthier & B. Ratzer.
Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. Engraved by William Faden in 1776.
A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England.
Map created in 1775, showing administrative divisions. Includes inset continuations of Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River.
A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England, from an actual survey by Captain Montresor, engineer [northern sheet]
Northern sheet of Montresor's 1775 map of the Province of New York
A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England, from an actual survey by Captain Montresor, engineer [southern sheet]
Southern sheet of Montresor's 1775 map of the Province of New York
A map of the provinces of New-York and New-Jersey, with a part of Pennsylvania and the Province of Quebec. From the topographical observations of C. J. Sauthier.
1777 map showing administrative divisions in New York and New Jersey.
A map of the most inhabited part of New England, containing the provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire, with the colonies of Konekticut and Rhode Island, divided into counties and townships: the whole composed from actual surveys and its situation adjusted by astronomical observations
Map of New England and New York published in 1755 by Thomas Jefferys
A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Osswego on the Lake of Cataroque.
1750s sketch map which also shows the route from Albany to "Crown Point, belonging to the French." Includes "An account of miles from the city of Albany to Osswego."
A Map of the State of New York.
Map drawn in 1794 by Jedidiah Morse.   (Search David Rumsey Collection.)
A map of ye English Empire in ye continent of America : viz Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, New York, New Iarsey, New England, Pennsilvania
Map drawn circa 1785, covering North America from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to the Great Lakes and South to Chesapeake Bay. Includes inset which covers Chesapeake Bay to St. Augustine.
A mappe of Colonel Romers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations
Map of western New York drawn in 1700.
A new and accurate map of New Jersey, Pensilvania, New York and New England : with the adjacent countries
Hand-colored 1747 map of the northeast with relief shown pictorially.
A New and Accurate Map of the Present War In North America
Map of area of the French and Indian War, circa 1755 (PDF file).
A new and accurate map of the province of New York and part of the Jerseys, New England and Canada : shewing the scenes of our military operations during the present war
1780 map showing most of New York and parts of adjacent states.
A new chart of America with the harbors of New York, Boston, &c
Nautical chart of the east coast of the U.S. from Maine to Virginia, drawn in 1799.
A new chart of the coast of North America : from New York to Cape Hatteras, including the bays of Delaware and Chesapeak, with the coasts of New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and part of the coast of North Carolina
Nautical chart of the east coast of the U.S. from Maine to Virginia, drawn in 1799.
A new and general map of the middle dominions belonging to the United States of America
1794 map covering Virginia northward to New England. Includes inset "A sketch of the upper parts to show the remainder of the lakes."
A new map of the English empire in America : viz. Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, New York, New Iarsey, New England, Pennsylvania, Newfoundland, New France &c.
British atlas map ca. 1719. Includes insets "The harbour of Boston or Mattathusetts Bay" and "A generall map of the coasts & isles of Europe, Africa and America."
A new map of New England and New York
British atlas map ca. 1700. Covers New England as far north and east as Casco Bay, ME., and covers N.Y. as far west as the Hudson River Valley. Includes key to selected placenames.
A new map of New England, New York, New Iarsey, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia
Circa 1690 map, covering Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, southeastern New York, New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, eastern Maryland, and eastern Virginia. Includes inset of New York Harbor area.
A new map of Virginia, Maryland, Pensilvania, New Jersey, part of New York and Carolina.
Map shows extreme southeastern New York. Includes inset, notes, decorative cartouche, compass rose, coats of arms and other illustrations.
A new mapp of America : devided according to the best and latest observations and discoveries, wherein are described by their proper names, the seaverall countries that belonge to ye English, which are wholly left out in all French and Dutch maps, viz. New Scotland, Long Island, N. York, N. Jarsey, Mary Land, Pensilvania, Carrolina, et[c].
1690 map of North and South America. Includes inset of Arctic region.
A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.
Map circa 1759 with relief shown by shading.
A plan of the attack of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, and of the American lines on New-York Island by the King's troops, on the 16th of November 1776.
Map drawn in 1776, including descriptive index. Shows relief by hachures.
A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America
Map of lower Manhattan and part of Brooklyn published in 1776 in Universal Magazine.
A Plan of the City of New York, Reduced from an Actual Survey
GIF image of 1763 map of New York City from Yale University Map Collection.
A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery...
Revolutionary-era map including references and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water."
A plan of the country from Frogs Point to Croton River : shewing the positions of the American and British armies from the 12th of October 1776 until the engagement on the White Plains on the 28th
Revolutionary-era map appearing in John Marshall's The life of George Washington, 1807. Relief shown by hachures.
A Plan of Fort George at the city of New-York. Survey'd and drawn by C. J. Sauthier.
Manuscript map circa 1773, including index to buildings.
A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences...
1776 manuscript map, including "References."
A plan of New York Island, part of Long Island &c : shewing the position of the American & British armies, before, at, and after the engagement on the Heights, Aug. 27th, 1776
Map published circa 1806, depicting battle during Revolutionary War. Shows relief by hachures.
A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776...
Hand-colored pictorial map. Includes an account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebels works on Long Island, on the 27th of August 1776, taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine ... dated Sep. 3, 1776.
A plan of the position which the army under Lt. Genl. Burgoyne took at Saratoga on the 10th of September 1777, and in which it remained till the convention was signed.
Map showing position of British and American armies at the Battle of Saratoga (published in Stedman's History of the American War, 1793).
A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774, by G. Bancker, city surveyor.
Shows points of interest including wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... "
A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772.
1772 sketch map showing the names of several landowners.
A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.
Revolutionary-era sketch map of the vicinity of Spuyten Duyvil, New York. Relief shown by shading.
A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.
Eighteenth century map drawn for William Harper. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified.
A Prospective Plan of the Battle fought near Lake George on the 8th of September 1755.
Large clickable map drawn by Samuel Blodget and engraved by Thomas Johnston in 1755.
A Set of Plans and Forts in America, 1765.
Atlas published in 1765 by Mary Ann Rocque. Contains 30 plans of forts in North America, mostly in the New York and New England region, drawn from previously published maps.
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.
Map centered on the Hudson River and New York Bay from Sandy Hook to Haverstraw. Includes index entitled "References."
A survey of Frog's Neck and the rout[e] of the British Army to the 24th of October 1776, under the command of His Excellency the Honorable William Howe, General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &ca, &ca, &ca. .
1776 watercolor map of the Throgs Neck area, including "References to the plan."
A Survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point and St. John.
Full-color map published in 1776.   (Search David Rumsey Collection.)
A Survey of Lake Champlain.
Map published in 1762, includes area of Lake George, Crown Point and St. John (PDF file).
A Survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. John's...
Map published in 1760, including descriptive notes and "References to Crown Point."
A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America
First American "road atlas" published in 1789 by Christopher Colles. Several individual sheets show roads in New York State. (Search David Rumsey Collection.)
A topographical map of Hudsons River, with the channels depth of water, rocks, shoals &c. and the country adjacent, from Sandy-Hook, New York and bay to Fort Edward, also the communication with Canada by Lake George and Lake Champlain, as high as Fort Chambly on Sorel River. 1776.
Hand-colored map showing relief by hachures and depths by soundings. From the publisher's The North American atlas. 1777.
A topographical map of the northn. part of New York Island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, with the rebels lines to the southward...
Map drawn by W. Faden in 1777. Relief shown by hachures.
An accurate map of Staten Island : with that part of New York, Long Island and the Jerseys which is the rendesvous of the two grand armies and the supposed present seat of action
Revolutionary-era map, including distance table.
An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton : with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place
1758 map showing Long Island north to Cape Breton. Includes distance charts, notes, decorative cartouche, and insets of New York and Boston harbors, Casco Bay, Annapolis Royal, and the Atlantic Ocean from the equator to N 600.
An exact map of New England, New York, Pensylvania & New Jersey, from the latest surveys
1778 map appearing in William Russell's The history of America.
An exact map of New Jersey, Pensylvania, New York, Maryland & Virginia, from the latest surveys
Map shows part of Long Island and Manhattan. Appears in William Russell's The history of America (1778).
An exact mapp of New England and New York.
Map from Cotton Mather's Magnalia Christi Americana, 1702. Covers area from the Hudson River Valley east to Cape Cod and from Long Island north to Casco Bay.
Albany.
Plan of Albany from John Miller's A description of the province and city of New York, with plans of the city and several forts as they existed in the year 1695. Includes explanation to the plan.
Attaque de l'armée des provinciaux dans Long Island du 27. aoust 1776; dessin de l'isle de New-York et des Etats. Par un officier de l'Armée. Par acte du Parlement du 24 8bre. 1776.
Indexed, hand-colored French map showing relief by hachures.
Battle of Brooklyn
Map of Battle on August 27, 1776, drawn by Stiles.
Belgii novi, angliae novae, et partis Virginiae : novissima delineatio.
Map ca. 1650 covers part of Virginia north to Maine. Relief shown pictorially.
Burgoyne's Expedition, 1776
Several maps showing the area of the two battles of Saratoga and Burgoyne's expedition.
Carta della Nuova Inghilterra, Nuova Yorc, e Pensilvania
Italian map ca. 1760 covering Pennsylvania north to southern Maine. Relief shown pictorially.
Carte de la baye et riviere de Délaware...
Revolutionary-era French map covering the Delaware Bay and River. Also includes map of the Hudson River Estuary which covers Staten Island, parts of Long Island, and Manhattan.
Carte du Canada ou de La Nouvelle France et des decouvertes quiy ont ete faites
French map of Canada and the New World, date unknown (PDF file).
Carte de la nouvelle France
Western portion of Champlain's 1632 map of New France (shows all of New York).
Carte de la Nouvelle York : y-compris les terres cédées du N. Hamp-Shire, sous le nom d'etat de Vermont.
French map covering eastern New York State and Vermont. Relief shown pictorially.
Carte de la route des lacs depuis Montéal et St. Jean jusqu'à la Riviere d'Hudson...
French map from 1782, depicting parts of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including areas bordering on the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, as well as Lakes Champlain and Ontario.
Carte des Terains au nord de la Riviere Mohac
Map in English showing area north of the Mohawk River in 1797.
Carte réduite des côtes orientales de l'Amérique septentrionale : contenant celles des provinces de New-York et de la Nouvelle Angleterre...
French revolutionary-era map showing east coast from Nova Scotia to northern New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Chart and plan of the harbour of New York & the couny. adjacent, from Sandy Hook to Kingsbridge...
1780 map of New York Harbor, covering northern New Jersey, Staten Island, Manhattan and part of Long Island.
Chart of the sea coast of New Found Land, New Scotland, New England, New York ...
Map showing east coast from Newfoundland to northern Virginia. Date unknown.
The coast of Nova Scotia, New England, New-York, Jersey, the Gulph and River of St. Lawrence, the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John, Antecosty, Sable, &c, and soundings thereof ...
1777 map covering Newfoundland south to New Jersey. Shows tidal depths and bottom conditions.
The coast of Nova Scotia, New England, New-York, Jersey, the Gulph and River of St. Lawrence, the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John, Antecosty, Sable, &c., and soundings thereof ...
1780 map covering Newfoundland south to New Jersey. Shows tidal depths and bottom conditions.
Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.
1779 map showing coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.
Colonial Expansion Through 1758
Modern depiction of colonial wars with native tribes, from Massachusetts west to present-day Iowa (including New York).
Communication between Albany and Oswego
1772 map by Thomas Kitchin of Mohawk River region.
Connecticut and parts adjacent by Bernard Romans.
High resolution image of  Bernard Romans map of Connecticut and Long Island originally published in 1780
Connecticut and parts adjacent by Bernard Romans.
Medium resolution image of previous map.
Copy of a map attached to Govr. Colden's History of the Five Indian Natio[ns]
Map created in 1747, showing western New York, Pennsylvania, Canada and the Great Lakes. Appeared in Cadwallader D. Colden's Memoir and presented to the mayor of the city of New York at the celebration of the completion of the New York Canals in 1825.
Country between North River and Croton River.
French map drawn circa 1776. Includes notes describing military qualities of the terrain.
Crown Point & part of Lake Champlain.
Sketch map circa 1768 with relief shown by hachures.
Design for Governor's Island.
Overview map drawn by John Montrésor, circa 1766.
Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.
Map drawn by John Montrésor, circa 1766.
Draft of the lands disputed by Philipse Patent against Beekmans & Rambaults.
1753 map of Fishkill and vicinity, showing area in southern Dutchess County between the Hudson River and the Connecticut Colony line and showing designation of Fishkill Town.
Draught of New York from the hook to New York Town.
18th century map covering Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Long Island, New York
The engagement on the White Plains, the 28th of October 1776 : between the American & British forces
Revolutionary-era map of the White Plains area showing relief by hachures.
Flatlands c.1700
Early layout of Flatlands, Brooklyn, dating from around the late 1600s - early 1700s.
The Fort in New Yorke / [drawn from memory by the Reverend John Miller].
Sketched plan from John Miller's A description of the province and city of New York, with plans of the city and several forts as they existed in the year 1695. Includes explanation to the plan.
The Fort of Albany.
Sketched plan from John Miller's A description of the province and city of New York, with plans of the city and several forts as they existed in the year 1695. Includes explanation to the plan.
Fort Stanwix
Location map of eighteenth-century fort.
Fort Stanwix
Shows the Oneida carry ca. 1755.
Fort Stanwix
Modern perspective view of the eighteenth-century fort.
Fort Washington and the north part of New York Island.
Nineteenth-century map of the fort and vicinity, showing the locations of British and American troops during the Revolution.
Fort Washington & vicinity.
Revolutionary-era map showing Fort Washington with the position of Hessian encampment at the time of the capture.
Frog's Point avec batteries de Partie de Longue Island.
Revolutionary-era map showing command of "Frog's Point" [a.k.a. Throg's Neck] by batteries and two other points on Long Island. Relief shown by shading.
Gravesend 1645
Map laid out by Lady Moody, showing plot boundaries and ownership in Gravesend, Kings County.
Harrison Patent
Land Map of purchase of land from the Indians in 1722.
Harrison Patent after Revolutionary War
Land Map similar to above, but showing Harrison Patent owners after the war.
Hill's Map, 1782
Map showing streets, businesses, and other points of interest.
Île de New-York, partie de Long-Island ou de l'Île Longue et positions des armées américaine et britannique après le combat livré sur les hauteurs, le 27 Août, 1776.
Map from John Marshall's Vie de George Washington.
"In thy map securely saile" :
Exhibition of maps at New York Public Library
Indian Castle, Map of 1757
A composite map of the Mohawk Valley from the British Crown Collection.
Kingstone.
Map of Kingston, NY, from John Miller's A description of the province and city of New York, with plans of the city and several forts as they existed in the year 1695. Includes explanation to the plan.
La Nvova Francia [New France]
Giacomo Gastaldi's 1556 map of eastern North America.
Long Island Sirvaide by Robartt Ryder
Robert Ryder's 1675 map of Long Island and vicinity.
Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.
Dutch map ca. 1639 of region around New York City.
Map and plan to illustrate the battle of Long Island, Aug. 27th 1776
Map from Henry Onderdonk's Revolutionary incidents of Suffolk and Kings Counties.
Map of Hudson's River, with the adjacent country.
Map showing the land around the Hudson, including Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey and Long Island. Appeared in Gentleman's Magazine in 1778. Relief shown pictorially.
Map of the Mohawk Valley, 1779.
Part of a large map of New York State.
Map of New York, with the adjacent rocks and other remarkable parts of Hell-Gate
1778 map of Manhattan and surrounding area.
Map of New York I. : with the adjacent rocks and other remarkable parts of Hell-Gate / by Thos. Kitchin., senr. hydrographer to his Majesty.
Higher resolution image of the above map, from the New York Public Library website.
Map of the northern parts of New York.
Map circa 1758 showing 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.
[Map of Orange and Rockland counties area of New York] Copied from surveys laid down by R. Erskine, F.R.S. 1778, 1779.
1779 sketch map showing relief by hachures. Shows some landownership.
Map of the Original Plantations
Shows locations of original plantations in Brooklyn in the 1600s or 1700s. From the book The Eastern District, by Eugene Armbruster.
Map of the progress of his majesty's armies in New York during the late campaign.
Shows Battle of Long Island and other engagements near New York in 1776.
Map of the progress of His Majesty's armies in New York, during the late campaign, illustrating the accounts.
1776 map with relief shown pictorially. Appeared in the Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, suppl. for 1776.
Map of the roads from New Rochelle to Kingstreet, Westchester County.
Revolutionary-era "road map" of Westchester County.
[Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.]
Circa 1760 map by John Montresor, showing relief pictorially.
Map showing New England, New York, part of Canada, part of Pennsylvania.
Clickable atlas map showing part of New York (including Long Island) and New England. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin in 1755.
Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York dictæ ex ampliori delineatione ad exactas dimensiones concinnata in arctius spatium redacta cura Claudii Josephi Sauthier cui accedit Nova Jersey ex topographicis observationibus.
1778 map showing administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England.
Maps of the Minisink Region
Provides information about map collection at Minisink Valley Historical Society. Includes several modern maps illustrating early history of the area.
Map of Sir John Johnson's Raid in 1780
Map of the 1780 raids of the Schoharie and Mohawk valleys.
Montgomery County (Tryon County) Van Slyk Patent
Map of a tract of land granted to Harmanus Van Slyk by a patent dated 1 September 1716.
New England, New York, New Jersey and Pensilvania
Map circa 1730 covering areas north of Delaware Bay to Nova Scotia. Shows rivers, boundaries, settlements, roads and woods.
New England, New York, New Jersey and Pensilvania &c.
1708 map from John Oldmixon's The British Empire in America. Includes reference to cities.
New England and New York
1680 map which covers the Hudson River Valley and Long Island, as well as most of New England. Includes key to selected place names.
New England and New York
Map printed in 1703, covering the Hudson River Valley, Long Island, and New England as far north as Casco Bay, ME.
New York.
1796 map by Mathew Carey.  (Search David Rumsey Collection.)
New York and Perthamboy Harbours.
Inset from Henry Popple's Map of the British empire in America, dated 1733. Shows Manhattan, Staten Island, and parts of Long Island and New Jersey.
New Yorke 1695
Map of New York City, from the book In Olde New York.
Nieu Amsterdam, een stedeken in Noord Amerikaes Nieu Hollant, op het eilant Mankattan, namaels Nieu Jork genaemt, to en het geraekte in 't gebiet der Engelschen...
Drawing from 1702, depicting the view of New York City on lower Manhattan Island from the water.
Nieuwe en nauwkeurige kaart van een gedeelte van Noord Amerika...
Dutch map of the northeast from Halifax, Canada, to northern Virginia. Relief shown pictorially.
Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova
Detail of Blaeu's 1635 map of New York and New England showing Long Island area.
Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova.
Map of New Netherland and New England published by Willem Janszoon Blaeu in 1635.
Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae : nec non partis Virginiae tabula multis in locis emendata
Detail of Visscher map of New Netherland and New England showing Long Island ca. 1655.
N.W. parts of New York, no. 156.
Map of northwestern New York State published between 1750 and 1768.
Old map of Brooklyn and greater part of King's County, Long Island.
Revolutionary-era map including distance chart.
Operations Around New York and Trenton, 1776 - 1777.
Large map showing northern campaigns of the Revolutionary War in New York and New Jersey.
Operations in America. No. 2.
Unfinished map circa 1780 showing area west of the Hudson River and Staten Island. Shows place and settlers' names, fortifications, and principal fort at West Point called "Fort Arnold."
Operations in New York, 1755 - 59
Modern depiction of colonial wars taking place in New York, centered around the Mohawk region.
Oyster Bay and Huntington, Huntington Bay.
1778 map including text and inset "Hell Gate." Relief shown by hachures and shading.
Part of the counties of Charlotte and Albany, in the province of New York : being the seat of war between the King's forces under Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne and the rebel army
Revolutionary-era map showing forts and roads from Albany to Ticonderoga.
Part of New England, New York, east New Iarsey and Long Iland.
British map from the early 1700s, depicting New Jersey, Long Island, Staten Island, New York and present-day Connecticut.
Part of North America : comprehending the course of Ohio, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina & Georgia.
British map ca.1775, covering North America from Nova Scotia to Georgia and west to Illinois.
Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline
French map from 1755 covering the area from the Great Lakes to South Carolina and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Depicts the dotted border of pre-Treaty of Paris, 1763, from 45th parallel south along the Appalachians; "Louisiane" in western border.
Partie de l'Amerique septentrionale qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle. York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline
French map ca.1768 covering Maine to South Carolina and west to Illinois.
Partie de l'Amerique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle. York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline
French map ca.1783 covering the area from the Great Lakes to South Carolina and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Shows provinces, counties, towns and cities, rivers, Indian villages and tribal territory, and forts.
Pascaerte van Nieu Nederland streckende vande Zuydt Revier tot Hendrick Christaens Eylandt (detail).
Detail of Roggeveen's 1675 chart of New Netherland showing Long Island and lower New York.
Pas-Kaart vande zee kusten van Niew Nederland anders genaamt Niew York : tusschen Renselaars Hoek en de Staaten Hoek
Map ca.1687 covering Hudson River as far as Albany, the New York region and the coast of Long Island and New England as far as Nantucket Island. Includes ancilliary map of the Hudson River and inset of Connecticut River.
Plan de New-York et des environs / levé par Montresor, ingénieur en 1775.
Revolutionary-era map covering New York City on lower Manhattan Island. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York."
Plan des forts, batteries et poste de West-Point, 1780.
Map from Barbh-Marbois' Complot d'Arnold et de sir Henry Clinton contre les Htats-Unis d'Amhrique et contre le ghnhral Washington, Septembre 1780. Includes key to places of interest and shows fortifications.
Plan of the attack on the provincial army on Long Island, August 27th 1776. With the draughts of New York Island, Staten Island, and the adjacent part of the continent. By an officer of the army.
Hand-colored sketch map drawn in 1776, includes "Explanation."
Plan of the attack the rebels on Long Island, by an officer of the Army.
Sketch map drawn in 1776, includes "Explanation."
Plan of Carillon ou (sic) Ticonderoga: which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777.
Plan of the City of New York.
Two maps 1766 from and 1767 by Bern'd Ratzen [Ratzer], showing streets and points of interest.
Plan of the City of New York from an actual survey
1728 map based on a survey by James Lyne, showing main roads and streets.
Plan of the City of New-York from an actual Survey.
1755 black and white street map including points of interest.
Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Bræmus Heights on Hudson's River near Stillwater on the 20th Septr. with the position of the detachment &c. in the action of the 7th of Octobr. & the position of the army on the 8th Octr. 1777.
Revolutionary-era sketch map of Saratoga County. Relief shown by hachures.
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 army engaged on the 19th Septr. 1777.
Revolutionary-era sketch map of Saratoga County. Relief shown by hachures.
Plan of Fort Niagara.
1796 military map showing the area of the fort at the mouth of the Niagara River.  (Search David Rumsey Collection.)
Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George
Manuscript map drawn for British military around 1755.
Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation of the river, laid down by the rebels, are also mark'd.
Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs, 1759
Manuscript map produced by British army.
Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.
Revolutionary-era sketch map with depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation."
Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island.
Map of New York City and vicinity from around 1780, showing relief by shading.
Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd in the years 1781, & 82.
Map of New York City and vicinity revised from above map, showing relief by shading. Also shows roads and fortifications.
Plan of New York in 1729, Surveyed by James Lyne
Map of New York City, showing streets and points of interest.
Plano de la Bahia de la Ware y entrada de Filadelfie ...
Spanish manuscript map from the 1780s, showing area around the Delaware River. Includes sailing directions and index.
Political Map of 1777
Map of the political organization of New York State under the Constitution of 1777. Includes major counties and senatorial districts.
Ports de la Nouvelle York et Pertamboy : aux anglois.
French map from 1733 showing Manhattan, Staten Island, and parts of Long Island and New Jersey.
Position der Königl; Grosbrittanischen und derer vereinigten provinzial Armée in New York und dem Jerseys in Nord America im Jahr 1780.
Map covering New York State as far north as Ulster and Dutchess counties, New Jersey, and parts of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware. Legend in German and French, Placenames in English.
Position of the army on the 8th Octbr. 1777.
Revolutionary-era map of Saratoga County. Shows British and German troop positions. Includes key to the military units.
Province de New-York en 4 feuilles, par Montrésor.
French map (place names in English) based on John Montresor's A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania. 1775. From Georges Louis Le Rouge's Atlas amériquain septentrional. 1778 [i.e. 1792]. Includes continuations of Lake Champlain and Connecticut River.
Reconnoissance, juillet, 1781.
French watercolor map showing command of "Frogs Pointe" (Throgs Neck area) by a battery and two other points on Long Island.
Sites and maps relating to King's College
Low-resolution images of a number of early maps of the New York City area. Contents include the Velasco map (1610), the Block chart (1614), the Carwitham plan of New York City (1730), the Ratzer plan (1776-77), and the Des Barres chart of New York Harbor (1776)
Skecth [sic] of the road from Kings Bridge to White Plains.
Revolutionary-era map showing roads in Westchester and Bronx counties, New York and Hessian military units in Westchester County, some in more than one location.
Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.
Sketch map which originally appeared in The Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, Oct. 1776.
Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redoubts coloured yellow.
Revolutionary-era sketch map showing proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence."
Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.
Sketch map showing relief by hachures and shading.
Sketch of the White Plains, by Captain Blaskowitz.
Sketch map of the White Plains area at the time of the Battle of White Plains. Shows disposition of British, Hessian, and American forces. Circa 1776.
Stone Arabia Patent
The Attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold by the King's fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain in "11th" of "Octr." 1776.
Revolutionary-era map engraved by William Faden. Relief shown by hachures.
The Battle of Fort Montgomery
Modern depiction showing details of the Battle of Fort Montgomery near Peekskill in 1777.
The Battle of Long Island
Map showing location and movement of troops during the battle of 27 August, 1776. Also shows subsequent operations from September to November 1776 (map is a modern representation).
The Battle of Stony Point
Modern depiction showing location and movement of troops south of Peekskill in 1779. Includes inset "The Assault 0030 Hours, 16 July (Sketch map of Stony Point drawn by Captain Ephraim Sergent in 1782)."
The Campaign of 1777
Detailed map of the northeast showing position and movement of troops during various battles. Includes inset, "Battle of Bemis Heights, 7 Oct 1777" (modern representation).
The Christmas Campaign
Modern depiction of battles taking place in the northeast from 25 December 1776 to 6 January 1777.
The country twenty five miles round New York, drawn by a gentleman from that city. J. Barber, sculp.
Hand-colored Revolutionary-era map with relief shown pictorially. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America."
The encampment & position of the army under His Excy. Lt. Gl: Burgoyne at Swords's and Freeman's Farms on Hudsons River near Stillwater, 1777.
Revolutionary-era map drawn by William Cumberland Wilkinson. Presents views of four different positions of the British Army between September and October, 1777.
The Invasion of Canada, 1775 - 1776
Map showing movement of troops into Canada from northern New York and other locations. Includes the Battle of Valcour Island.
The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the governments of Trois Rivières, and Montreal.
Map by Samuel Holland, revised by Thomas Jefferys circa 1768.
The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.
Map by Samuel Holland, revised by Thomas Pownall in 1776.
The provinces of New York, and New Jersey : with part of Pensilvania and the province of Quebec
Revised version of above map from 1777. Shows administrative divisions.
The seat of action, between the British and American forces; or, An authentic plan of the western part of Long Island, with the engagement of the 27th August 1776 between the King's forces and the Americans...
Hand-colored map from 1776.
The southern part of the Province of New York : with part of the adjoining colonies.
Revolutionary-era map of New York, covering Albany south to Long Island, as well as parts of adjacent states.
The State of New York Compiled From The Best Authorities, By Samuel Lewis.
1795 map. (Search David Rumsey Collection.)
The State of New York, Compiled From The Most Authentic Information.
1796 atlas map.  (Search David Rumsey Collection).
The Virtual New Amsterdam Project - 1660 (or thereabouts)
Clickable image map based on "The Castello Plan" of ca. 1660.
Ticonderoga as it was in 1759.
Sketch map with index to military activities.
To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief in & over the province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York is most humbly inscribed...
1769 map of New York City, showing the East and Hudson Rivers as well as the western tip of Long Island. Shows ward names and boundaries.
To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same, this plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed
1776 map nearly identical to that above, except this copy is annotated with red to denote fire of 1776.
To His Excellency William Tryon Esqr. Captain General & Governor in Chief of the Province of New York & &, this map of the country of the VI. Nations proper, with part of the adjacent colonies, is humbly inscribed by his Excellency's most humble servant
Map of western New York in 1771 by Guy Johnson.
Van Slyk Patent
Large map divided into four parts, from the New York State Archives' Commissioners of Forfeitures Collection.
View of the battle fought near Lake George between English and Mohawks
Map depicting view of battles of French and Indian War, circa 1755 (PDF file).
Ville de Manathe ou Nouvelle-Yorc.
Map circa 1764, appearing in Bellin's Le petit atlas maritime. Includes index to points of interest.
[Westchester County coast, New Rochelle to Horseneck River: unfinished.
1776 unfinished sketch with pencil construction lines, some names pencilled in, and notes only partially legible.
West Point Defenses
Modern depiction of the West Point Defenses (1780). Includes insets "The Hudson Highlands" and "Profile of Battery At Redoubt No. 1 (sketched by Captain Ephraim Sergent in 1782)."

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