Title: A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America

Date: 1698 (1903 reprint)

Description: Continuation 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."

Dimensions: 16.25 x 19 in.

Notes: Map separated from source and encapsulated for preservation.

Location Depicted: North America;

Creator: Louis Hennepin

Call Number: SC117, Series 3-12: U.S. & States #36

Subject: Maps; Discovery & exploration; Indigenous peoples;

Local Subject: Hennepin, Father Louis; North America; Native Americans; Indians;

Source: A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America [MVSC 973.2 H51 v.1-2]

Digital Format: TIFF displayed as JPEG 2000

Barcode: 30000117

Negative: N1542-412

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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Item ID: 162752

Item Type: Map

CONTENTdm number: 1540