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Joseph Nicollet and his map / Martha Coleman Bray.


Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 1980.
ISBN 9780871691408, 087169140X

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Subjects Cartes.
Cartographers -- United States -- Biography.
Explorateurs -- France -- 19e siècle -- Biographies.
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843.
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River.
Nicollet, Joseph Nicolas, (1786-1843)
Series Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 140.
Description xv, 300 pages : illustrations, portraits, map ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Map on folded leaf in pocket.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I.A boyhood in Savoy -- II. The rising scientist -- III. Expectations -- IV. Disaster to a career -- V.A professional in Washington -- VI. A home -- VII. The South -- VIII. The mountains -- IX. A new view of the world -- X. The Mississippi and its great valley -- XI. The event -- XII. Florida, New Orleans and up the great river -- XIII. Private thoughts -- XIV. St. Louis: City of the heart -- XV. Queen city of the river -- XVI. To the source -- XVII. A friend at court -- XVIII. The 1838 expedition -- XIX. The 1839 expedition -- XX. The making of the great map -- XXI. The scientist.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7036736
(OCoLC)ocm07036736
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bray, Martha Coleman.
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