Collection Items

  • Map
    A 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
  • Map
    A 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