Collection Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
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MapPlan 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
MapA Plan of the coast of part of west Florida & Louisiana : including the River Yazous 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
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 ...