Collection Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
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Oriented with North to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: Pittman, Philip
- Date: 1770
Map of the Washita river in Louisiana from the Hot Springs to the confluence of the Red River with the Mississippi
Oriented with North to the upper left corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
- Date: 1804
[Atlas accompanying An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi and through the western parts of Louisiana to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun rivers.
"Some copies [of An account] are accompanied by the six maps bound separately." Cf. Sabin 62836. Philips 11024 Copy 1 incomplete: missing all maps, but contains statistical sheets. Copy 2 incomplete: missing Map of Internal Provinces of New Spain. Copy 3 incomplete: missing Map of the Mississippi River. Copy 3 includes "A map of Lewis and Clark's track." Copy 4 incomplete: missing statistical sheets. ...
- Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery - Warren, G. K. (gouverneur Kemble)
- Date: 1810
Map of the Red River in Louisiana from the Spanish camp where the exploring party of the U.S. was met by the Spanish troops to where it enters the Mississippi, reduced from ...
Also shows cities and towns, Indian settlements, and features in the region along the Red River. King's final work based on the Freeman-Curtis expedition of 1806. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy annotated in pencil in lower right corner Copy imperfect: Taped on upper left portion and fold line ...
- Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - Shallus, Francis
- Date: 1806
From: Carey's General atlas of the world and quarters. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: Carey, Mathew
- Date: 1814
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. This survey has been taken at different times and reduced to one general scale in the year 1778." In upper right corner: "The property of J.E. Hilegard." "No.2." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Insets: A plan of Manchac 1774 -- A Continuation of the Mississippi ...
- Contributor: Gauld, George - Hilgard, J. E. (julius Erasmus)
- Date: 1778
Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. Includes ill. of buildings, with name and date of construction for each. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
- Contributor: Tanesse, I. - Rollinson, William - Del Vecchio, Charles - Maspero, P.
- Date: 1815
The Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Digital Collections
American Exploration of Louisiana Acquisition and exploration of American lands throughout the first decade of the 19th century began and ended with President Thomas Jefferson. Whether involved in purchasing the Louisiana Territory; promoting national interests or nurturing his own curiosity by obtaining scientific, cultural, and geographic knowledge; or, organizing expeditions by choosing their leaders; planning their goals; and raising public and private funds for ...