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Title
Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River
Additional title: Map of the territory of Minnesota
Names
United States. Congress. Senate (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Minnesota

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1843 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Senate
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5445
Topics
Indians of North America -- West North Central States
Mississippi River Watershed
Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration
Red River of the North -- Discovery and exploration
Minnesota
Genres
Maps
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger. Title from: NYPL's Dictionary catalog of the Map Division [Map of the territory of Minnesota]
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 527, column 1, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Acquisition: Ford Collection
Content: Scale not given (W 101°10ʹ--W 88°40ʹ/N 48°45ʹ--N 43°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 46 x 77 cm, on sheet 51 x 83 cm
Description
Covers Minnesota Territory and western part of Wisconsin Territory, including parts of present day North and South Dakota. Shows the dates where the expedition stopped along the Mississippi River and the Red River of the North. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Probably north sheet of J. N. Nicollet's 2 sheet map of: Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River, Published by order of U.S. Senate, [Washington, D.C.], 1843?
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1014023798
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645272
Folder number: US108.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2060df0-bd8e-0135-54b2-5d93fc9e9095
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

  • 1843: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1843. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/782516c0-bd8f-0135-a3dc-3377b0f78e37

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/782516c0-bd8f-0135-a3dc-3377b0f78e37

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1843). Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/782516c0-bd8f-0135-a3dc-3377b0f78e37

Wikipedia Citation

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Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River