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Carte du Fort Rozalie des Natches franc̦ois avec ses dependances et village des sauvages

Map of Fort Panmure (also known as Fort Rosalie) and the Natchez, Mississippi region as it appeared ca. 1727, two years before settlers were massacred by local Indians. Shows prominent buildings, farms, land concessions, 2 roads, cultivated fields, a mission, and a Natchez Indian village; keyed to 16 references. From French army officer Dumont de Montigny's manuscript memoire of his experiences in Louisiana between 1715-1747.



Dumont de Montigny




Scale [ca. 1:23,700]




Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection

  • Land grants--Mississippi--Natchez--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fortification--Mississippi--Fort Panmure--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • Natchez (Miss.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Panmure (Miss.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Adams (county)
  • Mississippi
  • Natchez
  • North and Central America
  • United States

1 ms. map : hand col. ; 335 x 445 mm.

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  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Oriented with north at left.
  • Note on verso: No. 9, page 225.
  • Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow, gray).
  • No. 9 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]
  • Ms. memoir adapted by Jean Baptiste Le Mascrier and published as Dumont de Montigny, Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane. Paris: C.J.B. Bauche, 1753.
  • Related map published as Plan du Fort Rozalie des Natchez avec ses environs in Dumont de Montigny, Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane (Paris: C.J.B. Bauche, 1753) v. 2, bet. p. 94-95.
  • Photostats of related manuscript maps in the French Ministère de la Guerre archives and the Archives Nationales, shelfmarks "Guerre. Etat-Major 7C 211" and "A.N. N³ no.1²", form part of the Louis C. Karpinski Map Collection (Newberry Library).



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