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Title Carte d'une partie du Lac Superior: avec la decouverte de la riviere depuis le grand portage A jusqu'a la barriere B le Fort St Charles est construit dans le Lac des Bois et dans le Lac Tekamamiouen, un fort qui porte le nom du Lac
Cartographer Dufrost de La Jemerais, Christophe (1708-1736); Margry, Pierre (1818-1894)
Document Type Map
Description Tracing by Pierre Margry made c.1850 from 1732 mansucript map by Christophe Dufrost de La Jemerais in the Service Hydrographique archives, Paris, partly based on Indian sources. Shows large region in Western Canada and the West (U.S.), but most detailed in the area roughly bounded by the northern shore of Lake Superior, the Pigeon River, Lake of the Woods, Lake Winnipeg, and the Assiniboine River. Identifies forts, villages, Indian regions, the 'chemin des guerriers', the route to and 'Riviere de l'Ouest', the 'Riviere des Mantanes' and the villages of the 'Nation du Serpent'.
Places Lake Superior, Pigeon River, Lake of the Woods, Lake Winnipeg, Assiniboine River, Canada
Keywords France, New France, exploration, colonialism, river, lake, fort
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Language French
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 350 x 1,025 mm.

Pen-and-ink (black, red) on tracing paper; drawn on 2 sheets pasted together.

Additional Information Scale c.1:1,958,000.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 189
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue