Map [Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].

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Title
[Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].
Contributor Names
Finiels, Nicolas de.
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.
Clark, William, 1770-1838.
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.
Mackay, James, 1761-1822.
Evans, John, 1770-1799.
Created / Published
[1798]
Subject Headings
-  Missouri River Watershed--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Lewis and Clark Expedition--(1804-1806)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Missouri River Watershed
Notes
-  Date from accompanying text.
-  Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills.
-  Some place names in both English and French.
-  Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and John Evans.
-  Longitudinal errors, at least in part, account for map not being drawn to scale.
-  Prime meridian: Paris [?].
-  Pen-and-ink. Some pen-and-ink annotations made after 1798.
-  Map backed with Japanese tissue paper.
-  Accompanied by photocopy of text on mapping of de Finiels: Missouri Historical Review, vol. 81, no. 4, July 1987, p. 387-402.
-  On verso written in pen-and-ink by William Henry Harrison but unsigned: For Captn. William Clark or Captn. Meriwether Lewis on their voyage up the Mississippi.
-  Also on verso written in pen-and-ink: Mr. Peter Tabeau at the Ricraries.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Imperfect: Stains, darkening, tears, creases, and small pieces missing.
Medium
1 map : ms. ; 76 x 99 cm., on sheet 81 x 101 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G4127.M5 1798 .F5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4127m.ct000583
Library of Congress Control Number
2002621122
Language
Engfre
English
Online Format
image
Description
Date from accompanying text. Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills. Some place names in both English and French. Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and John Evans. Longitudinal errors, at least in part, account for map not being drawn to scale. Prime meridian: Paris [?]. Pen-and-ink. Some pen-and-ink annotations made after 1798. Map backed with Japanese tissue paper. Accompanied by photocopy of text on mapping of de Finiels: Missouri Historical Review, vol. 81, no. 4, July 1987, p. 387-402. On verso written in pen-and-ink by William Henry Harrison but unsigned: For Captn. William Clark or Captn. Meriwether Lewis on their voyage up the Mississippi. Also on verso written in pen-and-ink: Mr. Peter Tabeau at the Ricraries. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Stains, darkening, tears, creases, and small pieces missing.
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Chicago citation style:

Finiels, Nicolas De, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, William Henry Harrison, James Mackay, and John Evans. Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota: used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in theirexpedition up Missouri River. [1798] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621122/.

APA citation style:

Finiels, N. D., Lewis, M., Clark, W., Harrison, W. H., Mackay, J. & Evans, J. (1798) Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota: used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in theirexpedition up Missouri River. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621122/.

MLA citation style:

Finiels, Nicolas De, et al. Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota: used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in theirexpedition up Missouri River. [1798] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002621122/>.

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