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  • Map

    Plan of New Orleans.

    Oriented with North to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Date: 1770
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    Voyage dans l'Amérique Septentrionale,

    Phillips, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Collot, Georges-Henri-Victor
    • Date: 1826

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    Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Perrin Du Lac, (françois Marie) - Perrin Du Lac
    • Date: 1802
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    Map of the Washita river in Louisiana from the Hot Springs to...

    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
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    Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
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    [Atlas accompanying An account of expeditions to the sources ...

    "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

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    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus

    Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1584
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    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, co...

    Covers Canada, Hudson Bay region, and eastern United States. Shows lakes, rivers, villages, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "A Monseigneu, Monseigneur le Marquis de Seignelay, et de Lonré, baron de Seaux, conseiller du Roy en tous conseils, secretaire d'estat & des commandemens de Sa Majesté, commandeur et grand thresorier de ses ordres. Par son très-humble très-obéissant & très obligé serviteur I-Baptiste Louis ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1685
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    Carte du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des...

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas de géographie. Paris, 1712? Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes scale cartouche and title cartouche. Vertically fold-lined in half. Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Simonneau, Charles
    • Date: 1703
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    Map of the country about the Mississippi.

    Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows area from Lake Erie to the mouth of the Ohio River. Also mounted on sheet, in same handwriting as map, 2 sheets, one of questions, one of information relating to the map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 775 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Chegeree
    • Date: 1755
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    Carte du Canada et de la Louisiane qui forment la Nouvelle Fr...

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 72 Appears in Homann Erben's Atlas Compendiarivs (1757 [i.e. 1757]) Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Daumont, Jean-Francois
    • Date: 1756
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    Carte de la Louisiane et pays voisins, pour servir a l'Histoi...

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV. No. 12." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 74 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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    Hudson's Bay's country

    Also covers northern United States. Relief shown pictorially. Copy of a manuscript map from the Archives of the Hudson's Bay Company. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (johann Georg) - Pond, Peter
    • Date: 1850
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    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississ...

    Covers United States from Rio Grande River to Hudson River. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Item 46 in LC Kohl exhibition, Mar. to June 1993. Phillips. Maps of America. Includes notes. Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la Rivie. S. Louis et de la Mobile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1718
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in thirds and mounted on cloth backing. Inscribed in red ink: Entered according to Act of Congress the [blank] day of June 1616 and published by John Melish. Some longitudes and latitude numbers are annotations. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1816
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Seventh state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes annotations in pencil. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (john) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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    [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coast from the vicinity of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina of the United States, location of Indian settlements, and lakes and rivers in the region to the Pánuco River in Mexico; the interior is as far north as the latitude of the Tennessee River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Santa Cruz, Alonso De - Archivo General De Indias
    • Date: 1572
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    La Floride

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. Prime meridian: [Ferro]. Appears to be no. [3] detached from: L'Amériqve en plvsievrs cartes novvelles, et exactes, &c., ... Paris, [1667?] -P.L. Phillips, A list of geographical atlases in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1657
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    Descripcion geographica de la parte que los españoles poseen ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Es copia conforme con el original existente en este Archivo General de Indias. Est 86-C[?] 5-L[?] 24. Sevilla y mayo 16 de 1914." LC Luso-Hispanic World, 831 Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Arredondo, Antonio De. - Gómes, José Luis
    • Date: 1914
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    Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States

    Includes statistical figures, insets showing cotton district and British Isles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 96-8 Vault

    • Contributor: Steinwehr, A. Von (adolph) - Steinwehr, A. Von
    • Date: 186?
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    Maps of East and West Florida.

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. Cover title. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of printed maps: Florida and its vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "To the Marine Society of the city of New York ...; To the hon'ble, the planters in Jamaica ...; To all commanders of vessels round the globe ... " Drawn in 1774, but was not published until 1781, ...

    • Contributor: Romans, Bernard
    • Date: 1781
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    Carte general de toute la côte de la Louisianne jusqu'a la Ba...

    LC Luso-Hispanic World, 822 Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Date: 1747
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    This map of Kentucke, drawn from actual observations, is insc...

    Scale 1:633,600; 10 miles to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Includes inscriptions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 792 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Filson, John - Pursell, Henry D. - Rook, Ternon
    • Date: 1784
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    A Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts o...

    Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the present state of Mississippi, southeastern Louisiana, and Mobile Bay. Includes note on navigation and "This line being proposed to be the eastern boundary of the New Collony is supposed to run parrallel to the R. Mississipi and to continue in this direction 'till it strikes on the R. Ohio." Mounted on ...

    • Date: 1763
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    Coupe et profil de la redoute de Rosalie au Natchez prise sur...

    Relief shown pictorially. Two sheets mounted together. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Plan de la cave."

    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Date: 1732
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    Map of the Red River in Louisiana from the Spanish camp where...

    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
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    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
    • Date: 1743
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    La Luisiana cedida al Rei N. S. por S. M. Christianisima, con...

    Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitud de la isla del Hierro." Shows Mississippi Valley north to the Canadian border. Includes inset of "Plano de la Nueva Orleans segun el de M. Bellin," ca. 1:5,370, with index to points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1674 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1762
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    Carte générale du territoire d'Orléans comprenant aussi la Fl...

    Relief shown by form lines. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Map in 4 sections mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Copy 1 black-and-white annotated in red ink; copy 2 col. and copy 3 black-and-white without annotations.

    • Contributor: Lafon, Barthélémy - Picquet, Charles
    • Date: 1806
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    Louisiana.

    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
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    A Plan of the coast of part of west Florida & Louisiana : inc...

    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
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    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.
    • Date: 1749
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    Plaza de la villa de Galvez.

    Scale ca. 1:1,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the bottom. "Carolo ignante, urbem adisicat amor, Galvez ad honorem, nomen dedit que suum. Anno dñi. ML.C.C.D.XX.VIII." LC Luso-Hispanic World, 957 Includes table of statistics. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Date: 1778
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    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 ...

    • Date: 1722
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    Plan of the city and suburbs of New Orleans : from an actual ...

    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
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    The Mississippi

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis - Joliet, Louis
    • Date: 1682
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    Les costes aux environs de la rivière de Misisipi : découvert...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows locations of Indian villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas of the United States. From: L'Atlas curieux / N. de Fer. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text entitled "Description de la Découverte du Missisipi, par N. de Fer" and ill. in title area.

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De - Ginville, Vincent De.
    • Date: 1701
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    Carte de la rivière de Mississipi : sur les mémoires de Mr. L...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows cities and towns and features in the region along the Mississippi River. In lower right corner: Archives du Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine, Paris. "No. 9--124885." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1702
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    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.
    • Date: 1749
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    Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Char...

    Scale ca. 1:890,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: New Orleans and Ferro. Shows historic points of interest. Includes descriptive notes and "Depths of the Mississippi." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Ross - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1765
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    Map of the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth of ...

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/3

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - Pike, Zebulon Montgomery - Nau, Anthony - Shallus, Francis - King, N.
    • Date: 1811
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    Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se de...

    Map 1 covers area of Minnesota River, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Mississippi River south to Saint Louis. Map 2 covers the area west of the Minnesota River. Both maps drawn within same neat lines, divided by parallel dashed lines with caption "Separation des ces deux cartes." Appears in author's Mémoires de l'Amérique septentrionale, v. 2, of his Nouveaux voyages, La Haye, 1703. Described ...

    • Contributor: Lahontan, Louis Armand De Lom D'arce - Lahontan
    • Date: 1703
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    Louisiana.

    From Arrowsmith & Lewis New and Elegant General Atlas, 1804. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Date: 1805
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    Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

    Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1814
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    Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

    Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory depicted differently from other copies (42nd and 49th parallels) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1814
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    The upper Mississippi and Missouri

    Covers the northwestern United States and western Canada. Relief shown pictorially. French. Title and notes in English. Traced by J.G. Kohl from the original map: Idee topographique des huts de Mississipi et du Missouri ... / dessinèe par Mr. Soulard ancien, S. Lant de port de la marine. rle. de France et Captne. des milices de S.M.C. aux yllinois ...... "This is a copy ...

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (johann Georg) - Soulard, Anthoine - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1850
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    [Lewis and Clark map, with annotations in brown ink by Meriwe...

    Pen and ink. Author information provided by Prof. Donald Jackson, 1/12/1977. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. See also: pp. 97-103 of Allen's Passage through the garden (F592.7.A48 G&M RR) See also: Geographical review, vol. 1, p. 220, May 1916. LC Annual report, 1925, p. 85. See also: Wheat. Mapping the transmississippi West, no. 239. American Treasures ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - Lewis, Meriwether - Clark, William - King, N.
    • Date: 1803
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    A map of Lewis and Clark's track, across the western portion ...

    Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Relief shown by hachures. Meridian: London and Washington. From Lewis, Meriwether, History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Clark, William - Harrison, Samuel - Bradford and Inskeep
    • Date: 1814
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    [Bend of the Missouri River].

    Pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil: Bend of the Missouri, Long. 101 25ʺ-Lat. 47 32ʺ by Mr. Thomson, astronmer to the N.W. Company in 1798. On verso: A sketch of the north bend of the Missourie River. Gives number of warriors, houses and tents of six Mandan and Pawnee Indian villages in the vicinity of the junction of the Missouri and Knife Rivers. Available also through ...

    • Date: 1798
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    [Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Misso...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Finiels, Nicolas De. - Lewis, Meriwether - Clark, William - Harrison, William Henry - Mackay, James - Evans, John
    • Date: 1798
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    An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. English. Some place names in Blackfoot. Copied from a map in the London archives of the Hudson Bay Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Map and two sections of notes mounted on paper mounted on cloth. Vault

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (johann Georg) - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1850
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    A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the ...

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right corner: 5. Insets: Entrance of Columbia River -- Gray's Harbour -- Port Discovery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vancouver, George - Baker, Joseph - Warner, John - Edwards, James - Robinson, G. G. (george G.)
    • Date: 1798
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    A map of the Internal Provinces of New Spain.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
    • Date: 1807
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    Mapa, que comprende la Frontera, de los Dominios del Rey, en ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 91 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Urrutia, José De - Fora, Nicolas De La
    • Date: 1769