Fort St. Loüis ou Nouveau Billoxy, 3eme etablissement


Fort St. Loüis ou Nouveau Billoxy, 3eme etablissement

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Title:
Fort St. Loüis ou Nouveau Billoxy, 3eme etablissement
Description:
Map of Fort St. Louis as it appeared ca. 1720, on the western shore of Biloxi Bay, near the later site of D'Iberville in Harrison County, Mississippi. Identifies Compagnie des Indes buildings and land concessions; keyed to references 1-12. From French army officer Dumont de Montigny's 1747 manuscript memoire of his experiences in Louisiana between 1715-1737.
Creator:
Dumont de Montigny
Date:
[1747]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection
Subjects:
Land grants--Mississippi--D'Iberville--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Mississippi--Fort St. Louis--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Fort St. Louis (D'Iberville, Miss.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
D'Iberville (Miss.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
MississippiJackson (county)D'Iberville
Notes:
Oriented with north at right.
Note on verso: No. 5, page 105.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow).
No. 5 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. memoire adapted by Jean Baptiste Le Mascrier and published as Dumont de Montigny, Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane. Paris: C.J.B. Bauche, 1753.
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; 168 x 224 mm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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