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Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae
Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae
TitleAmplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae
Dateca. 1763
DescriptionContinuation of catalog title: "A R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc Miss. in America septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc Gallorum coloniis et actionem negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae."

Map shows the eastern states, Florida, the Great Lakes, Louisiana Territory, and portions of Mexico and Canada. Locations of Indian tribes are shown, as well as rivers, mountains, and towns.
Dimensions20.25 x 24 in.
NotesScale ca. 1:6,500,000.

In 1683, a Belgian Recollect priest, Father Louis Hennepin, who had come west with La Salle and had remained on the upper Mississippi, published in Paris his widely read "Description de la Louisiane." From: "Mapping the Transmississippi West," by Carl I. Wheat, 1957, Vol. 1, p. 49. Date based on entry #144.
Location DepictedFlorida
Louisiana Territory
North America
CreatorJohann Baptist Homann
Call NumberSC117, Series 4-12: U.S. & States #9 (workroom drawer)
Indigenous peoples
Local SubjectLouisiana Territory
Native Americans
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID210782
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1489
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