• 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
    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
    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
    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 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 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
    [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 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 ...
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    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 ...