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 Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Digital Collections American Exploration of Louisiana Acquisition and exploration of American lands throughout the first decade of the 19th century began and ended with President Thomas Jefferson. Whether involved in purchasing the Louisiana Territory; promoting national interests or nurturing his own curiosity by obtaining scientific, cultural, and geographic knowledge; or, organizing expeditions by choosing their leaders; planning their goals; and raising public and private funds for ...