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Map of the district through which passes the contemplated Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain Canal

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Title
Map of the district through which passes the contemplated Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain Canal
Additional title: Map plan and profiles annexed to the report on a canal destined to connect the Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain, March, 1st, 1827
Names
Poussin, Guillaume Tell, 1794-1876 (Draftsman)
Harrison, William, 1774- (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Louisiana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1827 (Inferred)
Place: New Orleans, La.
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-6014
Topics
Canals -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn by Capn. W.T. Poussin, topl. engr. ; Wm, Harrison, sct., Georgetown, D.C.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 31 x 37 cm, on sheet 44 x 53 cm
Description
Oriented with north toward the left. Includes "Diagram of comparative levels" at bottom of map.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 11231419
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644821
Folder number: US080.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d7c9380-2225-0135-7ef8-3d2acc13dae8
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1794: Creator Born
  • 1827: Issued
  • 1876: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the district through which passes the contemplated Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain Canal " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1827. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16d1cbc0-2225-0135-e5ea-331edd42d5fe

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the district through which passes the contemplated Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain Canal " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 10, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16d1cbc0-2225-0135-e5ea-331edd42d5fe

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1827). Map of the district through which passes the contemplated Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain Canal Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16d1cbc0-2225-0135-e5ea-331edd42d5fe

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the district through which passes the contemplated Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain Canal