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Map Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

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Title

  • Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

Names

  • Ross, Lieut.
  • Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.

Created / Published

  • London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, 1772.

Headings

  • -  Mississippi River--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Mississippi River

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:890,000.
  • -  Hand colored.
  • -  Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  Prime meridian: New Orleans and Ferro.
  • -  Shows historic points of interest.
  • -  Includes descriptive notes and "Depths of the Mississippi."
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 780
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

Medium

  • col. map 113 x 35 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4042.M5 1765 .R6

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 74696221

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Ross, Lieut, and Robert Sayer. Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, 1765. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/74696221/.

APA citation style:

Ross, L. & Sayer, R. (1765) Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/74696221/.

MLA citation style:

Ross, Lieut, and Robert Sayer. Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, 1765. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/74696221/>.