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Number: 3126
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Senegal, Senegal River, Fort St. Louis, Island St. Louis, Fort St. Joseph, Galam
Year of Origin: 1750 (estimated)
Title: Riviere du Senegal..Sanaga; Isle Saint Louis; Plan du Fort St. Joseph
Sub-Title:
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 21.7
Width: 15.6
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale:
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Engraver:
Publisher: Jacob van der Schley
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 16.1
Southernmost Latitude: 16.0
Westernmost Longitude: -16.5
Easternmost Longitude: -16.45
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: [JOPPIN source] 3 maps on one small sheet in French and Dutch; depicts Slave trade sites on the Senegal River and the area surrounding Fort St. Joseph & Fort St. Louis. This region was part of the Senegambia & the Company of the Indies Senegal Concession. From this port the French company shipped hundreds of African slaves to Louisiana.
Last updated: Jul 9, 2017