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"A Description of Louisiana" comprises part of engraver and cartographer Thomas Jeffreys' work "Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America" which was published in London in 1760. Drawing on accounts by Father Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix, Antoine Simon Le Page Du Pratz and M. Dumont de Montigny from earlier in the century, Jeffreys uses them to support his maps, which informed British opinion at a time when the future of British interests in North America was being debated. The volume includes an introduction by C. Edward Skeen, Professor of History, Memphis State University.
Louisiana -- Description and travel.; Louisiana -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.; Natural history -- Louisiana.
"MVC-06. A Description of Louisiana" (2021). MVC Bulletins. 16.