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Title Extrait d'une carte d'Amerique Septentrionale
Cartographer Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis; Margry, Pierre (1818-1894)
Document Type Map
Description Partial tracing made by historian Pierre Margry c.1850 from 1687 manuscript by Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin. Covers the Great Lakes region, the Ohio River valley, and the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri river valleys. Identifies forts and Indian villages. Lacks cartouches and dedication to the Marquis de Seignelay on original.
Places Great Lakes, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Canada; Ohio River, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Lake Michigan, United States
Keywords exploration, France, New France, lake, river, settlement, white settlement, fort
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Language French
Physical Description 1 manuscript map; on sheet 339 x 483 mm.
Additional Information

Additional inscription: 'Corrigee et augmentee sur les journaux, memoires et observations les plus justes par J. Baptiste Louis Franquelin, Geographe du Roy, 1685-1686'.

Original map in the Service hydrographique in Paris (no. B 4040-6) later transferred to the Service historique de la marine in Vincennes (no. 66-6).

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 54
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue