Concession des Chaoüachas appartenante cy devant a Mgr. le duc de Belleisle et associez


Concession des Chaoüachas appartenante cy devant a Mgr. le duc de Belleisle et associez

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Title:
Concession des Chaoüachas appartenante cy devant a Mgr. le duc de Belleisle et associez
Description:
Shows plantation on Saint Catherine Creek in Natchez, Mississippi. The plantation formed part of Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle's land concessions in provincial Louisiana. Identifies buildings, slave quarters, cleared fields and canals; keyed to references 1-23. 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:
Plantations--Mississippi--Natchez--Maps--Early works to 1800
Land grants--Mississippi--Natchez--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Natchez (Miss.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Belle-Isle, Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de, 1684-1761
Places:
MississippiAdams (county)Natchez
Notes:
Oriented with southwest at top.
Note on verso: No. 13, page 355.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow, red, grey).
No. 13 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. ; 211 x 334 mm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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