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Collection: David Rumsey Collection v4.0
Author: Darby, William ; Melish, John
Date: 1816
Short Title: A Map of the State of Louisiana.
Publisher: Philadelphia: John Melish
Type: Case Map
Obj Height cm: 80
Obj Width cm: 114
Scale 1: 633,600
Note: Accompanies Darby's "Geographical Description.." First detailed map of the state after Lafon's maps of 1805 and 1806. Melish used this map in compiling his large U.S. map. Two editions of this map were published in 1816, with later editions of 1818 and 1819 published by J. Olmstead and B. Long. Map is dissected into 8 sections, edged in light blue silk, and backed on linen. Outline color. Folds into a new brown cloth folding case 23x15.5 with "Louisiana W. Darby 1816" stamped in gold on the spine.
Reference: Phillips Maps, p372; Ristow p142.
State / Province: Louisiana
Full Title: A Map of the State of Louisiana With Part Of The Mississippi Territory, from Actual Survey By Wm. Darby. Entered ... 8th day of April 1816, by William Darby. Saml. Harrison Sct. Philad. Philadelphia, Published May the 1st 1816, by John Melish.
List No: 2444.000
Series No: 1
Engraver or Printer: Harrison, Samuel, 1789-1818
Publication Author: Darby, William ; Melish, John
Pub Date: 1816
Pub Title:
A Map of the State of Louisiana With Part Of The Mississippi Territory, from Actual Survey By Wm. Darby. Entered ... 8th day of April 1816, by William Darby. Saml. Harrison Sct. Philad. Philadelphia, Published May the 1st 1816, by John Melish.

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