New and improved map of Louisiana.

Description

Map shows railroads (existing, proposed, and under construction), distances from New Orleans along the Mississippi River, roads, parishes, township grid, marshes, canals, lakes, and bayous. Includes text notes and tables for population and "senatorial districts and representatives by parishes." Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:579,300].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 76 x 93 cm., folded in covers 16 x 10 cm.

Creation Information

Bayley, G. W. R. 1853.

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  • Place of Publication: [Louisiana]

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Description

Map shows railroads (existing, proposed, and under construction), distances from New Orleans along the Mississippi River, roads, parishes, township grid, marshes, canals, lakes, and bayous. Includes text notes and tables for population and "senatorial districts and representatives by parishes." Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:579,300].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 76 x 93 cm., folded in covers 16 x 10 cm.

Notes

Text: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1853 by C.W.R. Bayley in the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana."

Inside front cover: [Penned by the author] "Presented to Maj. I. G. Barnaud with the compliments of G. W. R. B."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1853

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  • July 8, 2012, 6:10 a.m.

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  • June 11, 2015, 1:12 p.m.

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Bayley, G. W. R. New and improved map of Louisiana., map, 1853; [Louisiana]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231667/: accessed May 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.