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A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi

A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi

Descriptive Summary

Title: A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi
Creator: Senex, John, d. 1740
Inclusive Dates: 1721
Language: English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Extent: 1 map; 50.5 x 57.5 cm.
Collection Number: hmap1721s4
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Scope and Content

"This map of the Mississipi is most humbly inscribed to William Law of Lawreston Esq." Dedicatory cartouche; Relief shown pictorially; Pirate English edition taken from the French edition of 1717; Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, no. 182: "This is 'a most impudent plagiarism' from Delisle, for it is closely based on his 1718 map..."; Phillips. Maps of America; Publication: [London : Printed for Daniel Browne ... , 1721]


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi, hmap1721s4, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Louisiana -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Maps (documents)
Mississippi River Valley -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
United States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.

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hmap1721s4A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] : this map of the Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] is most humbly inscribed to William Law of Lanreston, esq. / by Iohn Senex, 1721 Access Online