Maps [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
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2002621122
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2002621122&searchType=1&recCount=10
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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 their 1804 expedition up Missouri River]. [1798] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621122/. (Accessed December 09, 2016.)

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 their 1804 expedition 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 their 1804 expedition up Missouri River]. [1798] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621122/>.