Collection Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

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  • Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il est présentement : [Louisiana] /

    Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings, internal facilities, and surrounding area. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil in lower left margin: 84482. A progress report on construction of a fortification on the east bank of the Mississippi River below New Orleans. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 949 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuve et rivierres [i.e. rivières] onts etés relevé a l'estime & les routtes [i.e. routes] par terre relevé & mesurées aux pas, par les Srs. Broutin, de Vergés, ingénieurs & Saucier dessinateur /

    Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuv...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map in 2 sections mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: [Paris]. "This map of the Mississippi River Valley from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico as far east as Mobile includes interior streams, routes, European communities, and Native American settlements and nations, fortifications ... Map concentrates on the surveys of Broutin, Vergés, and Saucier in Mississippi and Alabama ..." Includes text. ...

    • Contributor: Demarigny
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1743
  • Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Shows block numbers and location of existing buildings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with northwest at top. Copy annotated in pencil at bottom: 142566. Accompanied by: A list of residents keyed by letter and number in pocket. Xerox, 36 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of points of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauvage jusqu'au dessous du Detour aux Angloix, des lacs Pontchartrain & Maurepas & des rivières & bayouc qui y aboutissent /

    Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le vil...

    Shows the Mississippi River in the vicinity of New Orleans from Colapissas to English Turn, lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, location of Native American settlements, fortifications, and natural features. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Copy annotated in pencil: No 5 and 84482-06. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes wind rose. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 915

    • Contributor: Saucier, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749