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Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississippi
Date: 1733 c.
Publisher: -- None Listed --
Cartographer: Delisle, Guillaume
Scale: none given
Size: 35 cm x 42 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: photostat, white on black
Language: French
AC Number: 01451
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Map is bounded by the Gulf of Mexico, the Great Lakes, and the Rocky Mountains, encompassing the area of Louisiana. The Great Lakes and some of the rivers are slightly mislocated. Shown are rivers, bays, lakes, mountainous areas, colonies, territories, mines, forts, cities, towns, Indian tribes and villages, missions, and routes and trails, including those of La Salle and De Soto. The site of La Salle's murder and the location of Fort Saint Louis are noted. There are many notes throughout the map regarding Indians, explorers, topography, and general notes about French and Spanish battles and establishments. This map is in French. Photostat. Earlier editions are 7074 (French) and 362 (English). Copied from the holdings of the Barker Texas History Center, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. 8/4/83

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