Collection Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
[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
A Question of Boundaries - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Digital Collections
French and American representatives faced a vexing issue when they met in Paris in April 1803 to negotiate a treaty by which the United States would purchase the province of Louisiana from France. Since most of the territory to be exchanged had never been explored, surveyed, or mapped by any European nation or the United States, the negotiators were unable to include within the ...