MapPlan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
- Date: 1764
MapAn accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all ... Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 21 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay" and "The passage by land to California." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Two copies. Copy 1 has cartouches colored, and is sectioned ...
- Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel - Gibson, J. (John) - Sayer, Robert
- Date: 1763
MapA Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts of the Spanish dominions to the westward of the Mississipi. 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
MapLa Luisiana cedida al Rei N. S. por S. M. Christianisima, con la Nueva Orleans, è isla en que se halla esta ciudad. Construida sobre el mapa de Mr. d'Anville. 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
MapCourse of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765. 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
MapMapa, que comprende la Frontera, de los Dominios del Rey, en la America Septentrional. 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
ArticleLouisiana as a Spanish Colony - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Digital Collections Diplomacy of the French Cession The impetus to cede the French colony of Louisiana to the Spanish was the long, expensive conflict of the French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Year's War, between France and Great Britain. Initially, France offered Louisiana to Spain in order to bring Spain into the conflict on the French side. Spain declined. Spanish officials were uncertain ...
ArticleThe Cartographic Setting - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Digital Collections 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 ...