"Sketch of Part of the State of Louisiana Accompanying a Report of the Commissioner of the Genl. Land Office of the 12th of January 1829", General Land Office
Subject: Southern Louisiana
Period: 1860 (circa)
Publication: American State Papers
Color: Hand Color
18.7 x 22.6 inches
47.5 x 57.4 cm
This map details the watershed of southern Louisiana and highlights the drainage network of trenches and embankments along Lake Chetimaches (Grand Lake) and Lake Ponchartraine. It names New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Natchez, Mississippi, along the Mississippi River.
Issued folding, now flat, with archival reinforcement along the folds on verso. There is light toning and offsetting, and a binding trim in the left blank margin that has been replaced with old paper.