Course of the River Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres: Taken on an Expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the Year 1765.

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Course of the Mississippi River from the Balise to Fort Chartres based on surveys made by the French. Surrounding geographic features are noted with relief shown pictorially.

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1 map : col. ; 113 x 33 cm.

Creation Information

Ross, Lieutenant June 1, 1775.

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  • Ross, Lieutenant "By Lieu't. Ross of the 34th Regiment: Improved from the Surveys of that River made by the French."

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Description

Course of the Mississippi River from the Balise to Fort Chartres based on surveys made by the French. Surrounding geographic features are noted with relief shown pictorially.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 113 x 33 cm.

Notes

"Published as the Act directs, 1 June 1775."

Source

  • Thomas Jeffery's The American atlas. 1775.

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  • June 1, 1775

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Jan. 4, 2011, 10:05 a.m.

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Ross, Lieutenant. Course of the River Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres: Taken on an Expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the Year 1765., map, June 1, 1775; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29450/: accessed February 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.