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Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi / dressée sur un grand nombre de memoires entr'autres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire, par Guillme. de L'Isle de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences

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Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Title: Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi / dressée sur un grand nombre de memoires entr'autres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire, par Guillme. de L'Isle de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences
Date: 1730
Description: Covers eastern United States from the Atlantic Ocean and Hudson River Valley to the Rio Grande.

Shows the route of Hernando de Soto and of some other explorers.

Relief shown pictorially.

Appears in the author's Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties du monde. 1730 and later eds.

Includes notes.

Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la riviere S. Louis et de la Mobile. Scale [ca. 1:2,700,000].

This map was formerly dated 1718, and its call number was Map 1718 D4.

De Renne dates this map to 1718, erroneously according to Cummings-De Vorsey, who date it ca. 1730.

From: De L'Isle, G. Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde... Amsterdam, 1733, no. 59.

Phillips, Atlases, 580, no. 59.

Lowery, no. 269.

De Renne, 1195.

Scale 1 in. = ca. 30 cent lieues Francoises = ca. 85 miles.

Scale (inset) 50 lieues communes = 11/16 inch.

Subjects: North America--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Mississippi River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800 | North American Indians--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Louisiana--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Southern States--Discovery and exploration--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Mississippi River Valley | Louisiana
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Hargrett Library
Original Material: Amsterdam : Chez Jean Cóvens et Corneille Mortier, geographes, [1730?]
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Collection Information: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection