Maps [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].
Finiels, Nicolas De.
Missouri River Watershed
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Missouri River Watershed
- [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 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4127m.ct000583
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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