Mississippi River working chart, No. 69, from New River Landing to Point Houmas.

$100.00

[Chart of the Mississippi River fromNew River Landing to Point Houmas.]  Chart 69.  Working river chart by the Mississippi River Commission, 1883.  Based on U.S. Coastal Survey to 1879-80.  36 x 23  Photo-lithograph by Julius Bien & Co.  With manuscript notations.  Backed on linen.  With repaired tears and some old tape burns.  Else, very good condition.

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A working river chart owned by a Mississippi River captain, including his manuscript notations.  This ‘blue back’ chart was backed on linen for ease of storage and use.  The chart was ordered by the Mississippi River Commission and was updated from a U.S. Coastal Chart.  This chart shows Donaldsonville.