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Title Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Missisipy sur la Relation d’Andre Penicaut / par F.B.
Cartographer Boüet, François
Date 1860-1879
Document Type Map
Description Detached from a 19th-century transcription of André Pénicaut’s manuscript 'Relation ou annalle de ce qui s’est passé dan le payÿs de la Louisiane pendant vingt-deux années consecutives ... 1699-1721'. Made by or for Gabriel Gravier from original manuscript in the Bibliothe?que municipale de Rouen.
Names L’Isle, Guillaume de (1675-1726); Pénicaut, André; Gravier, Gabriel, (1827-1904); St Denis, Louis Juchereau, Chevalier de (1676-1744)
Places Louisana, Mississippi River, United States
Keywords France, New France, river, colonialism, exploration
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Southeast
Language French
Physical Description

1 mansucript map: hand-coloured; 502 x 521 mm.

Pen-and-ink and watercolour (blue, red); separated along previous folds and mounted on heavy paper backed by cloth.

Additional Information

Scale c.1:6,110,000: 'Echelle de cent lieu?es francoises' [= 91 mm].

A variant manuscript of Pénicaut’s Relation is held by the Bibliothe?que nationale, Paris (Franc?ais 14613).

Pénicaut’s memoires were published in Richebourg Gaillard McWilliams, (trans.), Fleur de lys and calumet: being the Pénicaut narrative of French adventure in Louisiana (Tuscaloosa, Ala.: University of Alabama Press, 1988).

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS 694 map
Catalogue Link https://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/nby/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&v1=1&BBRecID=183935