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Title [Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionalle: depuis le 25 jusqu'au 65 degr. de latt. et environ 140 et 235 deg. de longitude... En l'année 1688]
Cartographer Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis; Margry, Pierre (1818-1894)
Document Type Map
Description Partial tracing made c.1850 by historian Pierre Margry from 1688 map by French royal geographer Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin. Shows North American region bounded approximately by the upper Mississippi valley, Hudson Bay, Nova Scotia, New England, the Great Lakes.
Places New England, Mississippi River, United States; Hudson Bay, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Labrador, Quebec, Ontario, Canada
Keywords exploration, France, New France, lake, river, settlement, white settlement, fort
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast, Subarctic
Language French
Physical Description

1 manuscript map; 728 x 1,004 mm.

Pen-and-ink on 2 sheets of tracing paper backed by cloth.

Additional Information

Lacks title cartouche, royal cartouche, and Quebec inset view of original map in the Service Hydrographique archives, Paris, no. SHB B 4040-6 bis, variant no. SHB 4040-10.

Title from Harrisse, Henry, Notes pour servir a l'histoire, a la bibliographie et a la cartographie de la Nouvelle-France (Paris: Librairie Tross, 1872), pp. 207-208 no. 234.

See also Delanglez, Jean, 'Franquelin, mapmaker' in Mid-America n.s. v. 14, no. 1 (Jan. 1943) pp. 66-67 nos. 17-18 and Sarah Jones Tucker, Indian villages of the Illinois country (Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Musuem, 1942), pp. 4-5 and pll. XI A and XI B.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 56
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue