• Book
    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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  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [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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  • Map
    Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle Fra...
    Joliet's map, 1674.
    From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 59, p. facing 86. 8 x 10 film negative available in G&M Reading Room. Part of the Missisippi River exhibit. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1674] Facsimile. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Joliet, Louis - Burrows Brothers Company
    • Date: 1896
  • Map
    Franquelin's map of Louisiana.
    Carte de la Louisiane ou des voyages du Sr. De La Salle.
    "Reduced facsimile of MS. copy (made in Paris for Francis Parkman), now in the Library of Harvard University. The original, formerly in the Archives de la Marine, Paris, has been lost." From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 63, frontispiece. Facsimile. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1684] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1896
  • Map
    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior part... Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rivers added east of the Rocky Mountains, 90⁰ L. 45⁰ Lat.," from Tooley's Printed maps of America. In lower margin: London: Published Jan. 1, 1795 by A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place. Includes notes. Tooley. Printed maps of America 137 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: hole in center. ...
    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron - Puke, J.
    • Date: 1802
  • Map
    Hudson's Bay's country
    Copy of a map, presented to the Congress
    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
  • Map
    A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longit... "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    Hudson's Bay's country after La Veranderie, about 1740.
    Carte des nouvelles découvertes dans l'Ouest du Canada et des nations, qui y habitent
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows lakes, rivers, fortifications, and Indian tribes in the western region of the Hudson Bay south to the northern part of Lake Superior. French. Title and accompanying text in English. Based on the original in the Dépôt de la Marine of Paris. Oriented with north toward upper right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - La Vérendrye, Pierre Gaultier De Varennes - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the north s... "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the Pacific... "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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?
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    The upper Mississippi and Missouri
    Idee topographique des hauts de Mississipi et du 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
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Article
    A Question of Boundaries - Louisiana: European Explorations a... 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 ...
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    The Cartographic Setting - Louisiana: European Explorations a... Evolving European and American Conceptions of Louisiana to 1803 Until 1803 the exploration and mapping of the territory acquired by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase was undertaken by the major colonial powers for a variety of reasons. Chief among them was the occupation of the lower Mississippi Valley, as well as the attempted possession of the Great Plains, the Missouri Basin, and ...
  • Article
    The Louisiana Purchase - Louisiana: European Explorations and... Napoleonic France Acquires Louisiana On October 1, 1800, within 24 hours of signing a peace settlement with the United States, First Consul of the Republic of France Napoleon Bonaparte, acquired Louisiana from Spain by the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso. To the distress of the United States, Napoleon held title to the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans. Napoleon I, Emperor of ...