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. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title 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.

Creator

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

Contributor

  • Other: Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: "London: Printed for Rob't. Sayer, No. 53 in Fleet Street."

Date

  • Creation: 1775-06-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mississippi River -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
  • Keyword: exploration routes
  • Keyword: expeditions
  • Keyword: topographic maps

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1765
  • Place Name: United States - Illinois
  • Place Name: United States - Arkansas
  • Place Name: United States - Louisiana

Source

  • Thomas Jeffery's The American atlas. 1775.

Collection

  • Name: General Collection
    Code: UNTGC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • OCLC: 5402164
  • Call Number: G4042.M5 1765 .R6 1775
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1293347
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29450

Note

  • Display Note: "Published as the Act directs, 1 June 1775."
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K