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Map of New Orleans and Jefferson Cities showing the claims of Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines 1870

 
ID Number: 1950.17
Title: Map of New Orleans and Jefferson Cities showing the claims of Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines 1870
Title Type: published
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: plans (maps)
Collection Type: Cartography
Descriptive Category: printed map
Artist/Maker: Simon, Benedict, ca. 1824-1878 (lithographer) -- More information, New Orleans, Louisiana
Wilder, William H., 1812-1898 (surveyor) -- More information
Lynch, John (supervisor) -- More information
Fellows, John Quincy Adams, 1825-1897 (associated name) -- More information
Date: 1870
Process/Technique: lithography
Materials: ink
paper (fiber product)
Object Description Plan of New Orleans and suburbs including the area claimed by Myra Clark Gaines as heir to Daniel Clark's land holdings. The claim was researched by her attorney and deputy U.S. surveyor William H. Wilder, and is indicated on the map by a black rectangular outline that includes much of today's Broadmoor, Mid-City, and Faubourg St. John neighborhoods.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection, The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection
Inscription(s): Title and notes printed bottom center right
"Map / of / New Orleans / and / Jefferson Cities / showing the claims of / Myra Clark Gaines / 1870. / The dotted lines show the ancient boundaries of the faubourgs as named. / Entered in the Clerks Office of the Dist. Court of the U. States by J. Q. A. Fellows. / New Orleans Jan 1870."
lithographer name printed lower right edge, beneath title
"Litho. by B. Simon, Corner Conti & Exchange Alley N.O."
Note printed within indicated claim area, center left of map.
"Confirmed by Old Board commissioners / to Daniel Clark 1812 / Confirmation No. 104 2nd Volume American State Papers / Surveyed and located Oct. 1869 by Wm. H. Wilder United States Deputy Surveyor / under instructions from Hon. John Lynch Surveyor General of the United States for La. / Survey approved 8th November 1869."
Collection Theme(s): New Orleans City Maps
Boundary and Land Disputes
Subjects: Actions and defenses.
Gaines, Myra Clark, 1805-1885 -- More information
Clark, Daniel, ca. 1766-1813 -- More information
Wilder, William H., 1812-1898 -- More information
Maps -- 19th C. -- New Orleans
Condition: Fair
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