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Carte du Cap Franc̨ois de Saint Domingue, de l'isle de Cuba, de la Jamaique avec le canal de Bahama, l'entrée du fleuve St. Louis, et le pays de la Louisiane et les isles adjacentes, le tout depuis 16 degres de latitude jusqu'a trente six

Details lower Louisiana, the Gulf of Mexico, and the West Indies; from French army officer Dumont de Montigny's 1747 manuscript memoir of his experiences in Louisiana between 1715-1737.

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Creator

Dumont de Montigny

Date

[1747]

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000]

Language

French

Location

Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection

Subjects
  • Nautical charts--West Indies--Early works to 1800
  • Nautical charts--Mexico, Gulf of--Early works to 1800
  • Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • West Indies--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Mexico, Gulf of--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Louisiana--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Louisiana
  • Mexico, Gulf of
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • West Indies
Extent

1 ms. map : hand col. ; on sheet 336 x 680 mm.

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Notes
  • Remarque le rouge est la terre aux Francois; le jeaune aux Espagnols, et le bleu aux Anglois.
  • Note on verso: Carte general no. 1.
  • Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow, red, blue). Drawn on two pieces of paper pasted together to form one sheet; detached opposite title page.
  • No. 1 of 23 maps and drawings detached and bound together, from: Dumont de Montigny. Memoire de Lxx Dxx Officiere Ingenieur, contenant les evenemens qui se sont passés à la Louisiane depuis 1715 jusqu'a present [1747]
  • Photostat of related manuscript map in the Archives Nationales (France), number N³ no. 2, forms part of the Louis C. Karpinski Map Collection (Newberry Library)
  • Ms. memoire adapted by Jean Baptiste Le Mascrier and published as Dumont de Montigny, Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane. Paris: C.J.B. Bauche, 1753.

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