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De Smet-IX C8 19.jpg
This map is part of a series of charts of the Colombia River and its tributaries. It is drawn in ink on a dark cream background, and is filled to the edges of the paper.

De Smet-IX C8 18.jpg
This map is part of a series of charts of the Colombia River and its tributaries. It is drawn in ink on a gray background, and is filled to the edges of the paper.

De Smet-IX C8 17.jpg
This map consists of two pages. It is the first of a series of charts of the Colombia River and its tributaries. Most of the nomenclature used in the maps is based on Indian languages. Some of the descriptive terms are in French, however. The map is…

De Smet-IX C8 16.jpg
Drawn in colored and black inks and filled to the edges of the paper, this map is labeled “La carte du Territoire de l’Oregon, 1846” [Map of the Oregon Territory, 1846], and indicates the locations of various forts, churches, and missions in the…

De Smet- IX C8 15.jpg
This map is labeled “Carte des rivières et Fourches du Haut l’Attabasca et de la Branche du nord du Haut Sascatshawin.” Drawn circa 1846, with colored ink on an ivory background, it charts part of a journey by De Smet across the Canadian Rockies,…

De Smet-IX C8 14 B.jpg
This map is drawn, neatly, in blue, black, and colored inks on an ivory background. It is labeled as “Carte des sources de la Colombie, 1847” [Map of the sources of the Colombia River, 1847]. It also includes what is called on the map “Aspect des…

De Smet-IX C8 14 A.jpg
This map depicts the Clark’s Fork and the Flathead Lake country, and is labeled “Carte des sources de la riv. A Clark où Tetes Plates.” Drawn with colored inks on an ivory background, the map is dated 1847. On the map, locations of horse-grazing…

De Smet-IX C8 13.jpg
This map includes on the North the sources of the Upper Athabasca River, including the upper reaches of the North and South Branches of that River; on the West, the Colombia River basin as far West as the 121st Meridian; i.e., to a point West of the…

De Smet-IX C8 10.jpg
This map was drawn by Major James Bridger (1804-1881), who was acquainted with De Smet and who had traveled extensively throughout the Yellowstone region as a guide, trapper, and railroad surveyor. It bears the legend “Chart of the Head of Yellow…

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