Plan de la Nlle. Orleans, ville capitalle de la Louissianne


Plan de la Nlle. Orleans, ville capitalle de la Louissianne

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Title:
Plan de la Nlle. Orleans, ville capitalle de la Louissianne
Title (alt.):
Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans, ville capitalle de la Louissianne
Description:
Map of New Orleans and the surrounding region as it appeared ca. 1723. Identifies land concessions, land across the Mississippi River occupied by slaves, cultivated fields, and prominent buildings; keyed to 36 references. 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:
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
New Orleans (La.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Land grants--Louisiana--New Orleans--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
LouisianaOrleans (county)New Orleans
Notes:
Oriented with the northwest at the top.
Note on verso: No. 7, page 133.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow, gray, red).
No. 7 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]
Related map published as Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans, capitale de la Louisiane in Dumont de Montigny, Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane (Paris: C.J.B. Bauche, 1753) v. 2, bet. p. 50-51.
Photostats of related manuscript maps in the French Ministère de la Guerre archives and the Archives Nationales, shelfmarks "Guerre. Etat-Major 7C 216" and "A.N. N³ no.1¹", form 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.
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; 340 x 455 mm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:20,000]
Language:
French
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