Texas State Archives Map Collection

The First Part of Captn. Pike's Chart of the Internal Part of Louisiana
Date: 1807
Publisher: -- None Listed --
Cartographer: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, Captain, U.S.
Scale: 1 inch = 40 miles
Size: 45 cm x 46 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01436
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 33.10 MB

The First Part of Captn. Pike's Chart of the Internal Part of Louisiana Image:

Covers an area bounded by the Missouri River, the Mississippi River, and the Red River. Shows rivers, creeks, springs, swamps, lakes, cliffs, mountainous areas, towns and settlements, plantations, routes and trails, route of Pike's expedition, Spanish and American military camps, forts, hunting grounds, and Indian villages. There are notes regarding wildlife, topography, and incidents which occurred during the expedition. The number of men in the Indian villages is usually given. Long. 12 - 26 deg. This map is published in Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi and through the Western Parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkansaw, Kans., La Platte and Pierre Juan Rivers; Performed by the order of the Government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807, and a Tour through the Interior Parts of New Spain, When Conducted Through These Provinces, by order of the Captain - General in the year 1807, by Major Zebulon Montgomery Pike (Philadephia, 1810), plate I. Maps 1437-1438 and 1454 are also part of this series of maps found in the book. 1/10/83

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