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|Title||Carte particuliere du flevue [sic] St. Louis dix lieües au dessus de la Nouvelle Orleans: ou sont marqué les habitations et les terrains concedés à plusiers particuliers au Mississipy|
|Description||Identifies buildings, French long lots, and landowners in New Orleans and the region later forming much of Orleans Parish, Louisiana.|
|Places||New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisana, United States|
|Keywords||France, New France, river, colonialism, settlement, white settlement|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers|
1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 487 x 684 mm.
Pen-and-ink and watercolour (green, red, brown, yellow); mounted on cloth.
Scale c.1:89,600. 'Echelle de 2 lieües' [= 124 mm].
Sheet 80 of 115 numbered leaves in the Cartes Marines Manuscript Map Collection, detailing French colonial interests worldwide. Compiled c.1640-c.1726, probably under the direction of prominent members of the Besenval family, who served as high military officers and diplomats for the French crown, the maps detail French colonial interests in the style of military and naval cartographers. Most sheets are anonymous and undated. Bound together in 1727 as an atlas comprised of 117 numbered leaves; maps later disbound and mounted on cloth. All sheets are drawn with pen-and-ink and watercolour; most were previously folded. Each leaf catalogued individually.
Described and reproduced in Buisseret, David, Mapping the French empire in North America (Chicago: Newberry Library, 1991), pp. -83, no. 38.
Oriented with north at upper left.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 30 sheet 80|