Le cours du Missisipi ou de St. Louis fameuse riviere d’Amerique Septentrionale... [The Course of the Mississippi, or the St. Louis, the famous river of North America]

Nicolas de Fer. 1718.

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The Company of the West, which controlled trade between France and its North American colonies, commissioned this map of the Mississippi River and its environs to highlight the territory’s commercial potential.

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Metadata Details
Item Type Map
Title Le cours du Missisipi ou de St. Louis fameuse riviere d’Amerique Septentrionale... [The Course of the Mississippi, or the St. Louis, the famous river of North America]
Short Title Course of Mississippi River, 1718
Place of Publication Paris
Publisher Chez J. F. Bernard
Creator Nicolas de Fer
Publication Date 1718
Call Number map6F G4042 .M5 1718 F4
Location Special Collections 4th floor