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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

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341. A Map of the State of Louisiana With Part of the Mississippi

     Territory, From Actual Survey By Wm. Darby . . . 

     Philadelphia. Published May the 1st, 1816, By John Melish.

     1 inch to ca. 10 miles. 33 x 45. Parishes (boundaries in

color), towns, roads, drainage, military posts, and depth

soundings of coastal waters. Filed as RG 77: WDMC, Louisiana, 67.

342. No. 7 [Map of] Louisiana.

     1 inch to ca. 40 miles. 9.5 x 10. Published. Shows land

districts and locations of land offices in 1828 and 1841 and

public land offered for sale, 1828-41. 1828 land district

boundaries are shown in red. For further explanation of the map,

see S. Doc. 92, 26th Cong., 2d sess., Serial 377. (This map

without the 1828 land districts shown is filed as Louisiana 1,

Published, in RG 49.) Filed as RG 46: 26th Cong., 2d sess., 19.

343. [Map of] Louisiana. Entered according to Act of Congress in

     the year 1842, By Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese in the

     Clerks Office of the Southern District of New York.

     1 inch to ca. 28 miles. 12 x 15. Published. Parishes, towns,

railroads, roads, canals, and townships. Filed as Ref. Coll.:

Louisiana, 1842.

344. Map of Louisiana. Subdivided into Townships, in each

     township of which is placed the number of acres of Estimated

     Swamp Lands as stated in the Surveyor General's Report of

     Oct. 20th 1847, To the Commissioner of the General Land

     Office. Prepared the 19th December, 1849 . . . R. W. Boyd,

     Surveyor General, La. Published By Dr. Hunter . . . Litho.

     of X. Magny.

     1 inch to 24 miles. 17.5 x 18. Published. Also shows towns,

drainage, and Claim of the Baron de Bastrop. Filed as Ref. Coll.:

Louisiana, 1849.

345. (I) Map of Louisiana Representing the Several Land

     Districts. [Map] Prepared to accompany the Surveyor

     General's annual Report. [Issued by the Surveyor General's

     Office, Donaldsonville, La., October 1, 1853.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 17.5 x 17.5. Published. Shows extent and

status of public land surveys and the assumed extent of the swamp

and overflowed lands. Filed as RG 49: Special Published,

Louisiana 4.

346. New and Improved Map of Louisiana Compiled . . .  by G.W.R.

     Bayley, Civil Engineer. 1853.

     1 inch to ca. 10 miles. 32 x 39. Annotated published.

Parishes (boundaries in color), settlements, township and range

numbers, and roads. Annotated in color to show railroad lines

completed and projected, "Boundaries of the uplands, or diluvial

formation," and "Alluvium generally." Map includes tables of 1850

population, senatorial districts, and representatives, by parish.

Filed as RG 77: Z 262.

347. La Tourrette's Reference Map of the State of Louisiana from

     the Original Surveys of the United States Which Show the

     Townships, Sections or Mile Squares, Spanish Grants,

     Settlement Rights &c. Also the Plantations With the owners'

     names Engraved thereon. Compiled and Published By John La

     Tourrette, New Orleans, La., A.D. 1853.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections, each 26 x 28.5. Land grants

and boundaries of parishes are shown in color. Table gives 1840

census figures. Inset maps of the city of New Orleans and

Louisiana showing land districts. Filed as RG 77: M 95.

348. (H) Map of Louisiana, Representing the Several Land

     Districts. [Map] Prepared to accompany the Surveyor

     General's annual Report. [Issued by the Surveyor General's

     Office, Donaldsonville, La., Oct. 1, 1854.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 17.5 x 17.5. Published. Shows extent and

status of public land surveys and the "assumed extent of the

Swamp and Overflowed Lands. . . . "A copy of this map also is

filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 1, Pt. 3, 33d Cong., 2d sess. Filed

as RG 49: Special Published, Louisiana 5.

349. (H) Map of Louisiana. . . . Prepared to accompany the

     Surveyor General's annual Report. [Issued by Surveyor

     General's Office, Donaldsonville, La., Oct. 1, 1855.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 17.5 x 18. Published. Shows status of

public land surveys, and "assumed extent of the Swamp and

Overflowed Lands. . . ." Filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 5, 34th

Cong., 3d sess., 6.

350. No. 8 (H) Map of Louisiana. . . . Prepared to accompany the

     Surveyor General's annual Report. [Issued by Surveyor

     General's Office, Donaldsonville, La., Oct. 1, 1857.]

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 17 x 18.5. Published. Shows status

of public land surveys and "assumed extent of the Swamp and

Overflowed Lands. . . ." Filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 11, 35th

Cong., 1st sess.

351. No. 8 (H) Map of Louisiana . . . Prepared to accompany the

     Surveyor General's annual report. [Issued by Surveyor

     General's Office, Donaldsonville, La., Oct. 1, 1859.]

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 17 x 17.5. Annotated published.

Shows status of public land surveys and "assumed extent of the

Swamp and Overflowed Lands. . . ." Filed as RG 49: Old Map File,

Louisiana, 10.

352. No. 8 (H) Map of Louisiana . . . Prepared to accompany the

     Surveyor General's annual Report. [Issued by Surveyor

     General's Office, Donaldsonville, La., Oct. 1, 1860.]

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 17 x 18. Published. Shows status of

public land surveys and "assumed extent of the Swamp and

Overflowed Lands. . . ." Filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 1, 36th

Cong., 2d sess.

353. [Map of] Louisiana . . . Photographed under the direction of

     the Engineer Department. [ca. 1861-65.]

     Scale not indicated. 23 x 25. Photoprocessed. Population

figures (white, slave, and freed) and type and amount of

agricultural produce shown by county. Railroad lines also shown.

Filed as RG 77: M 448.

354. Department of the Gulf. Map No. 13, State of Louisiana.

     Showing Theatre of Operations of the Forces under command of

     Maj. Gen. Banks during the months of March, April, May,

     June, and July, and ending with the Reduction of Port

     Hudson, July 8th, 1863. [Prepared August 1863.]

     1 inch to ca. 10 miles. 30 x 33. Published. Settlements,

roads, and railroad lines. Filed as RG 393: Dept. of the Gulf,

11.

355. Map of Louisiana, [Issued by the General Land Office on Oct.

     2, 1866.]

     1 inch to ca. 18 miles. 15.5 x 16. Published. Parish

boundaries are shown in color. Shows public surveys, land

districts, locations of land offices, railroad land-grant limits,

military posts, towns, and physical features. Filed as RG 49:

Special Published, Louisiana 6.

356. The Louisiana State University Topographical Map of

     Louisiana, Showing the Characteristic Features of the

     Surface of the State in Symbols and Colors. Compiled from

     the Latest and most Authentic Sources . . . By S. H.

     Lockett, Professor of Engineering, Assisted in the

     draughting by D. M. Bosnan of the class of 1872. Entered

     according to Act of Congress in the year 1873 . . .

     Engraved, Printed, and Manufactured By G. W. & G. B. Colton

     & Co.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 31.5 x 35. Published. Colored to show

soil and drainage features. Names and boundaries of parishes,

towns, roads, railroads, and township and section lines. Filed as

RG 77: M 164.

357. [Map of the] State of Louisiana. . . . 1876. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 14 miles. 33.5 x 26.5. Published. Parish and land

district boundaries and railroad land-grant limits are shown in

color. Also shows status of public land surveys, towns and

cities, military posts, locations of U.S. land offices, railroad

lines, and physical features. Also a black and white base map for

this date. 31 x 24. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published,

Louisiana, 1876.

358. Gray's New Map of Louisiana By Frank A. Gray. . . .

     Copyright, 1878, by O. W. Gray & Son.

     1 inch to 18.93 miles. 18 x 27. Parishes (in color), towns,

physical features, railroads, and townships. Insets of the "City

of New Orleans," scale: 1 inch to almost   mile, showing ward and

district numbers. Also a map of "The Passes of the Mississippi

River" at a scale of 1 inch to ca. 4 miles. Filed as RG 77: US

373-60.

359. [Map of the] State of Louisiana. . . . 1879. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 14 miles. 33.5 x 26.5. Published. County (parish)

boundaries and private land claims are shown in color. Also shows

status of public land surveys, towns and cities, military

reservations, locations of U.S. land offices, railroad lines,

railroad land-grant limits, and physical features. Filed as RG

49: Standard Published, Louisiana, 1879.

360. Post Route Map of the State of Louisiana with adjacent parts

     of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas showing post offices

     with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation

     on the 1st of October, 1885. Published . . . under the

     direction of W. L. Nicholson, Topographer, P. O. Dept.

     1 inch to 8 5/8 miles. 2 sections, each 41 x 28.5.

Published. Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between

post offices, discontinued post offices, counties, towns,

railroads, military posts, and physical features. Post routes in

color to show frequency of service. Filed as RG 28: Regional

Maps, Folder 7.

361. Post Route Map of the State of Louisiana with adjacent parts

     of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas showing post offices

     with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation

     on the 1st of December, 1885. Published . . . under the

     direction of W. L. Nicholson, Topographer, P. O. Dept.

     1 inch to 8 5/8 miles. 2 sections, each 41.5 x 28.5.

Published. Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between

post offices, discontinued post offices, counties, towns,

railroads, and physical features. Post routes in color to show

frequency of service. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 8.

362. [Map of the] State of Louisiana. . . . 1886. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . .

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Drawn by G. P. Strum.

     1 inch to 14 miles. 32 x 26.5. Published. Parish boundaries,

railroad land-grant limits, military reservations, names of land

districts, and boundaries of "old" land districts are shown in

color. Status of public land surveys, towns and cities, canals,

locations of U.S. land offices, railroad lines, and physical

features are also shown. Also a black and white base map for this

date, 31 x 26.5, which does not show boundaries of previous land

districts. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Louisiana, 1886.

363. Post Route Map of the State of Louisiana with adjacent parts

     of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas showing post offices

     with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation

     on the 1st of February, 1887. Published . . . under the

     direction of W. L. Nicholson, Topographer, P. O. Dept.

     1 inch to 8 5/8 miles. 2 sections, each 41.5 x 28.5.

Published. Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between

post offices, discontinued post offices, counties, towns,

railroads, and physical features. Post routes in color to show

frequency of service. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 19.

364. [Map of the] State of Louisiana. . . . 1887. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office. . . .

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Drawn by G. P. Strum.

     1 inch to 14 miles. 30 x 28. Published. Parish boundaries,

railroad land-grant limits, military reservations, names of land

districts, and boundaries of "old" land districts are shown in

color. Status of public land surveys, towns and cities, canals,

locations of U.S. land offices, railroad lines, and physical

features are also shown. Also a black and white base map for this

date, 31 x 26.5, which does not show boundaries of previous land

districts. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Louisiana, 1887.

365. Post Route Map of the State of Louisiana showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of March, 1895.

     1 inch to ca. 10 miles. 30.5 x 35. Published. Frequency and

types of mail service, discontinued post offices, counties,

towns, railroads, physical features, and parts of adjoining

States. Post routes in color to show frequency of service. Filed

as RG 28: State Maps, Louisiana, 1895.

366. [Map of the] State of Louisiana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1896. . . . 

     Revised and Drawn by Daniel O'Hare.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 33 x 32.5. Published. Parish boundaries

and military reservations are shown in color. Drainage in blue.

Also shows public land surveys, towns and cities, lighthouses and

vessels, locations of U.S. land offices, and railroad lines. Also

a black and white base map for this date. Drainage in blue. 32 x

32. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Louisiana, 1896.

367. [Map of the] State of Louisiana Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1916. . . .

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Traced and lettered by Wm.

     Bauman, Jr.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 30 x 31. Published. Parish boundaries,

military reservations, and boundaries of bird reservations are

shown in color. Also shows public land surveys, towns and cities,

railroad lines, and lighthouses. Lines indicate Mississippi River

as shown on public survey plats and by 1907 survey by Mississippi

River Commission. Small inset map of New Orleans. Also a black

and white base map for this date. 30 x 31. Filed as RG 49:

Standard Published, Louisiana, 1916.

See also entries 443 and 450 in Mississippi.

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