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Title Plan de la ville de Quebec envoyé par le Baron Dubois d’Avaugour, le 4 aoust 1663
Cartographer Dubois Davaugour, Pierre (d. 1664)
Document Type Map
Description Manuscript copy made c.1850 by historian Pierre Margry from 1663 manuscript map by Pierre Dubois Davaugour, governor of Canada. Buildings and cliffs shown pictorially.
Places Quebec, Canada
Keywords France, New France, settlement, white settlement, city, colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Language French
Physical Description

1 manuscript map; 460 x 337 mm.


Additional Information

Scale c.1:3,190: 'Echelle de cent toise'.

Accompanies Margry’s manuscript copy of manuscript letter by Davaugour to royal minister Jean Baptiste Colbert, dated August 4, 1663 (Ayer MS 43), Memoire sur la Colonie de Quebec, Plaisance, Gaspé, et Cap Breton.

Held at Newberry Library in: Dubois Davaugour, Pierre, d. 1664. Memoire sur la Colonie de Quebec, Plaisance, Gaspé, et Cap Breton [manuscript] --[ca. 1850].

Original letter and map possibly copied in the Service Hydrographique archives, Paris.

See English translation of Davaugour’s letter: O’Callaghan, E. B. (ed), Documents relative to the colonial history of the State of New-York vol. 9 (Albany: Weed, Parsons and Co., 1855), pp. 13-17 (does not include reproduction of original manuscript map).

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS 43 map
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue