Format Maps
Contributors Finiels, Nicolas De.
Dates 1798
Location Missouri River Watershed
United States
Language English
Subjects Lewis and Clark Expedition
Missouri River Watershed
United States
[Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].
Contributor Names
Finiels, Nicolas de.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Missouri River Watershed
-  Lewis and Clark Expedition--(1804-1806)
-  United States--Missouri River Watershed
-  Date from accompanying text.
-  Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills.
-  Some place names in both English and French.
-  Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and John Evans.
-  Longitudinal errors, at least in part, account for map not being drawn to scale.
-  Prime meridian: Paris [?].
-  Pen-and-ink. Some pen-and-ink annotations made after 1798.
-  Map backed with Japanese tissue paper.
-  Accompanied by photocopy of text on mapping of de Finiels: Missouri Historical Review, vol. 81, no. 4, July 1987, p. 387-402.
-  On verso written in pen-and-ink by William Henry Harrison but unsigned: For Captn. William Clark or Captn. Meriwether Lewis on their voyage up the Mississippi.
-  Also on verso written in pen-and-ink: Mr. Peter Tabeau at the Ricraries.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Imperfect: Stains, darkening, tears, creases, and small pieces missing.
1 map : ms. ; 76 x 99 cm., on sheet 81 x 101 cm.
Call Number
G4127.M5 1798 .F5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g4127m ct000583
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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