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Title [Map of the lower Mississippi River, neighboring coast, and the country to the southwest]
Cartographer Vanden Bosh, Lawrence
Document Type Map
Description Detached from an office book kept by Daniel Pulteney (a commissioner of the Council of Trade and Plantations, London): 'Board of Trade. Plantation reports, 1717-1722' (Ayer MS 339).
Names Nicholson, Francis (1655-1728); Pulteney, Daniel (d. 1731)
Places Mississippi River, Louisiana, Texas, United States
Keywords river, settlement, British Colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Southeast
Physical Description

1 manuscript map; on sheet 493 x 378 mm.


Additional Information

See description and reproduction in G. Malcolm Lewis, Cartographic encounters: perspectives on Native American mapmaking and map use (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), pp. 20-21.

See also Mark Warhus, 'Cartographic encounters: an exhibition of Native American maps... ' in Mapline special no. 7 (September 1993), pp. 3-4, no. 7; Jack Jackson, Manuscript maps concerning the Gulf Coast (Chicago: Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography, 1995), p. 11, no. 51; G. Malcolm Lewis, 'Indian maps' in Carol M. Judd and Arthur J. Ray (eds), Old trails and new directions: papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference (Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1980), p. 14; William P. Cumming et al, The Exploration of North America, 1630-1776 (New York: Putnam, 1974), p. 151, pl. 226.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS 339 map 1
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue