Mississippi River working chart, No. 74, St. Charles Parish


[Chart of the Mississippi River from Freetown to Lulling.]  Chart 74.  Working river chart by the Mississippi River Commission, 1894.  Based on U.S. Coastal Survey to 1875.  23 x 36.  Photo-lithograph by Julius Bien & Co.  With manuscript notations.  Backed on linen.  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 map shows from Freetown to Lulling in St. Charles Parish, including Flagville and Hahnville.