Inventory of Historic Maps of Mississippi,
created 2007-2017,
by Paul Davis

Title: An accurate map or delineation of the state of Mississippi with a large portion of Louisiana & Alabama showing the communication by land and water between cities of New Orleans and Mobile from the original surveys of the United States.
Author: La Tourrette, [John]
Scale:1 inch to 6 miles
Situation Date:[1837-1865]
Features:Coastal details with soundings, drainage, lakes, springs, prairies and swamps by shading, counties, towns, post offices, land holdings by site and names of owner, roads, railroads, townships and sections, 16th sections, designated latitudes and longitude.
Comments:Features Note: Many place names have been added in red ink, likely by the U.S. military during the civil war, to reflect changes since the 1837 situation. Contains a table of county population and agriculture census data, (likely the 1830 census). Shows incorporated towns by county and Public Land Survey districts by state. Inset maps of Jackson, Grand Gulf, Natchez, Vicksburg, Woodville, Columbus, Yazoo City and Port Gibson, all illustrating street patterns and lot numbers. A second edition of the map contains an inset of Mississippi City and also shows an illustration of the "Jackson State House" and a cotton plant. Contains a short history of Mississippi and a statement by John Bill, Surveyor of Lands in Mississippi and a letter by R.M. Williams noting the correctness of the map.
Coverage:Mississippi, southwestern portion of Louisiana and western part of Alabama
Repository:Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division | Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Publisher:Joseph H. Colton,
Size (inches):72 X 57