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A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
TitleA Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
Date1698 (1903 reprint)
DescriptionContinuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.

Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions of the shape and layout of the eastern half of the North American continent. Pictorial elements such as mountains, forests, and habitations are included, as well as drawings of the Great Lakes and other bodies of water. Also included printed on map: "Dedicated to his Ma.ty William III King of Great Britain by Father Lewis [sic] Hennepin, Missionary Recollect and Apostolic Notary."
Dimensions16.25 x 19 in.
NotesMap separated from source and encapsulated for preservation.
Location DepictedNorth America
CreatorLouis Hennepin
Call NumberSC117, Series 3-12: U.S. & States #36
SubjectMaps
Discovery & exploration
Indigenous peoples
Local SubjectHennepin, Father Louis
North America
Native Americans
Indians
SourceA New Discovery of a Vast Country in America [MVSC 973.2 H51 v.1-2]
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
Barcode30000117
NegativeN1542-412
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID162752
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1540
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