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Title
A map of the state of Louisiana with part of the Mississippi territory
Names
Darby, William, 1775-1854 (Creator)
Melish, John, 1771-1822 (Publisher)
Harrison, Samuel, 1789-1818 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Louisiana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1816 (Inferred)
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Published May the 1st, 1816 by John Melish
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5989
Topics
Louisiana
Mississippi
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From actual survey by Wm. Darby ; Saml. Harrison, sct., Philaa.
Content: Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Longitude west from London and west from Washington, D.C.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress the 8th day of April 1816 by William Darby."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored, dissected and mounted on linen ; 79 x 112 cm, on sheet 83 x 116 cm
Originally folded in cover 21 x 15 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 2 sheets, 83 x 58 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 56124723
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644796
Folder number: US078.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 651c58f0-10de-0135-1e7a-05962bd468c7
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Creator Born
  • 1816: Issued
  • 1854: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the state of Louisiana with part of the Mississippi territory" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1816. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/82e675c0-10de-0135-3bb7-6369bedd3ad5

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the state of Louisiana with part of the Mississippi territory" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/82e675c0-10de-0135-3bb7-6369bedd3ad5

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1816). A map of the state of Louisiana with part of the Mississippi territory Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/82e675c0-10de-0135-3bb7-6369bedd3ad5

Wikipedia Citation

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A map of the state of Louisiana with part of the Mississippi territory