Plan du Fort du Sault de St. Louis et du village des sauvages Iroquois


Plan du Fort du Sault de St. Louis et du village des sauvages Iroquois

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Title:
Plan du Fort du Sault de St. Louis et du village des sauvages Iroquois
Description:
Plan of fort and mission at Kahnawake (previously known as Caughnagawa), south of Montréal on the Saint Lawrence River at Lake St. Louis. Detached from a contemporary manuscript copy of French military engineer Louis Franquet's Voyage du Canada, 1752 (Ayer MS 299 no. 2). This copy lacks all other maps referred to within the text. Text on p. 105-108 refers to letters A-G on map. Cartouche includes notes about incomplete fortification and the residence of the Desauniers family of merchants.
Creator:
Franquet, Louis, 1697-1768
Date:
1752
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection
Subjects:
Jesuits--Missions--Québec--Kahnawake--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Québec--Fort St. Louis (Kahnawake)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Iroquois Indians--Missions--Québec--Kahnawake--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Fort St. Louis (Kahnawake, Québec)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Kahnawake (Québec)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaQuebec (province)Caughnawaga
Notes:
Pen-and-ink and wash (brown, red, green).
Original manuscript text and map held by the Bibliothèque de l'Inspection du Génie in Paris, Ms. fo. 210e., no. 2. Published without maps as "Voyages et mémoires sur le Canada par Franquet" in Institut Canadien de Québec Annuaire 13 (1889; reprint 1974). Original map reproduced in Vachon, André. Taking root: Canada from 1700-1760 ([Ottawa]: Public Archives of Canada, 1985) p. 297.
Another variant copy of the map forms part of a collection of holographs, typescripts and printed copy in: Caughnawaga. S.l.: s.n., 199-?
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; on sheet 366 x 674 mm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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