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Title Carte de la decoverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Americque septentrionale
Cartographer Marquette, Jacques (1637-1675); Liébaux, Jean Baptiste; Thévenot, Melchisédec (1620-1692); Michallet, Estienne (c.1630-1699)
Document Type Map
Description Shows the Mississippi River Valley from central Wisconsin to the Gulf of Mexico, detailing the Illinois, Missouri, and Red Rivers; includes western part of Lake Michigan; identifies numerous Indian tribes and villages.
Places Mississippi River, Lake Michigan, Red River, Illinois River, Missouri River, Gulf of Mexico, United States
Keywords France, New France, exploration, lake, river, settlement
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Great Plains, Southeast, Northeast
Language French
Physical Description 1 map; 16 x 40 cm, on sheet folded to 15 x 10 cm.
Additional Information

State 3 of the printed map, dated '1673'. For state 2 of the map, dated '1663', see VAULT Graff 4122 v. 1, opposite p. 1 (PrCt).

Scale c.1:4,200,000.

Derived from manuscripts associated with Jacques Marquette and held by the Bibliotheque Nationale (France).

For tracing of the Bibliotheque Nationale ms. made c.1850 by historian Pierre Margry, and held by the Newberry, see Carte de la nouvelle decouverte que les peres Ieusuistes ont fait en l'annee 1672 et continuee par le P. Jacques Marquette de la mesme compagne, VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 47.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer 110 .T3 1681 opposite p. 1
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue