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Joseph Nicollet and his map

Martha Coleman Bray

Joseph Nicollet and his map

exploring the upper Mississippi River

by Martha Coleman Bray

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Published by Center for Western Studies, Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nicollet, J. N. -- 1786-1843,
  • Nicollet, J. N. -- 1786-1843,
  • Cartographers -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Map on folded leaf in pocket.

    StatementMartha Coleman Bray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA407.N53 B73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22695646M
    ISBN 109780931170744
    LC Control Number2007943703

    Search Catalog Data Catalog Data & text in Documents Search By Date Range; Advanced Search. : Joseph N. Nicollet on the Plains and Prairies; The Expeditions of with Journals, Letters, and Notes on the Dakota Indians: [] (Hardcover) Fine in near fine dust jacket. pp. Map endpapers, illustrations, map, appendices, index. Translated and edited by Edmund C. Bray & Martha Coleman Bray. Locale: Minnesota; Western America.

      Martha Bray also published a biography of Joseph N. Nicollet, a French man who lived and worked in the United States for 11 years and who is best known for his very important early map of the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Joseph N. Nicollet on the Plains and Prairies: The Expeditions of with Journals, Letters, and Notes on the Dakota Indians by Joseph N. Nicollet (, Paperback) at the best online prices at .

    It was, he said, cartographer Joseph Nicollet, who was best known for a highly detailed map up the Upper Mississippi River published in , who called this area "Mankato.". Jean-Nicolas Nicollet (also known as Joseph N. Nicollet) made note of five creeks that entered Lake Itasca, and found most impressive the one that has since been named for him. In his Report to both houses of Congress (published in and ; both editions cited below), he wrote extensively of the stream, its associated lakes, and the.


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Joseph Nicolas Nicollet, also called Jean-Nicolas Nicollet, (born JCluses, Savoy, France—died SeptemWashington, D.C., U.S.), French mathematician and explorer. Nicollet showed promise in mathematics and astronomy early; he became a teacher of mathematics at the age of In he began working with the scientist Pierre-Simon.

author of "Joseph N. Nicollet and His Map" Joseph Nicolas Nicollet was born on Jin the mountain village of Cluses in the alpine province of Savoy, France. His family was well established but had lost much when the French Revolutionary troops invaded Savoy in   Joseph Nicollet and his map by Martha Coleman Bray,American Philosophical Society edition, in EnglishCited by: 1.

Joseph Nicollet was a French scientist who'd made a name for himself in astronomy, geography, and mathematics by the time he arrived in the United States infleeing the turmoil of the July Revolution.

maps, but also writing a very readable and informative book about his journeys: "Report intended to illustrate a map of the Author: Justin Tweet.

On JFrench geographer, astronomer, and mathematician Joseph Nicolas Nicollet was born. He is best known for mapping the Upper Mississippi River basin during the s. Nicollet’s maps were among the most accurate of the time and they provided the basis for all subsequent maps of the American interior Jean-Nicolas Nicollet was born in Cluses.

Joseph Nicolas Nicollet, a French astronomer and cartographer, was born J When he lost his fortune in the July Revolution ofNicollet came to the United States, offering his services to the government in the mapping of the West.

Fremont worked extensively with Nicollet on this map and "this was the work which trained Fremont in cartography." (Jackson).

This map was the earliest accurate map of the Northern Plains and the Upper Mississippi. G.K. Warren, in his Memoir, stated that this "map was one of the greatest contributions ever made to American geography.".

In and French scientist Joseph N. Nicollet led two expeditions into the land between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. His findings were published in the first authentic map of the region, a document that influenced mapmakers in the United States for by: 1.

index, fold-out map, $) This intimate biography (part of the Memoirs series of the American Philosophical Society) is based upon the journals, survey documents and correspondence of Nicollet. Many of his journals did not surface until they. In and French scientist Joseph N.

Nicollet led two U.S. government-sponsored expeditions into the land between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. His findings, published in in the first authentic map of the region, influenced the future of cartography in the United States for Brand: Minnesota Historical Society Press.

His findings, published in in the first authentic map of the region, influenced the future of cartography in the United States for generations. This book contains the translations of Nicollet's journals, letters, In and French scientist Joseph N. Nicollet led two U.S.

government-sponsored expeditions into the land between the /5. Joseph Nicolas Nicollet (J – Septem ), also known as Jean-Nicolas Nicollet, was a French geographer, astronomer, and mathematician known for mapping the Upper Mississippi River basin during the s.

Nicollet led three expeditions in the region between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, primarily in Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

In and French scientist Joseph N. Nicollet led two expeditions into the land between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. His findings were published in the first authentic map of the region, a document that influenced mapmakers in the United States for generations.

Joseph Nicolas Nicollet (J –Septem ), also known as Jean-Nicolas Nicollet, was a French geographer and mathematician known for mapping the Upper Mississippi River basin during the s. Nicollet was born in Cluses, Savoy, France. He was very bright, showing an interest in mathematics and astronomy, and becoming a math teacher at the age.

He worked with Rev. Riggs to translate the Bible into the Dakota language and to write a Dakota language grammar book and dictionary. On Jhe met Joseph Nicollet, and explorer and scientist, at Lac qui Parle.

He provided hospitality and official protection to Nicollet and his group as they traveled through the area. Joseph Nicollet visited the Mississippi-St. Croix area in and eventually summarized his travels in his map, part of which is shown as Map 5.

Nicollet heard the reports from the locals but expressed great doubt that there would be such a body of water from which the St. Croix and Brule Rivers would both flow. Joseph Nicollet: biography J – Septem Third expedition In his third expedition, guided by Louison Freniere, Nicollet retained the assistance from Fremont and was joined for part of his journey by the Jesuit Missionary Pierre-Jean De Smet.

De Smet used skills learned from Nicollet to make his own maps of [ ]. he fame of French scientist and geographer Joseph N. Nicollet rests upon his monumental map and report of the Upper Mississippi Valley.

The map, published by the United States government inremained the foundation of Upper Mississippi cartography until Author: Joseph N. Nicollet. The fame of French scientist and geographer Joseph N.

Nicollet rests upon his monumental map and report of the Upper Mississippi Valley. The map, published by the United States government inremained the foundation of Upper Mississippi cartography until the era of modern : Joseph N.

Nicollet.Joseph Nicolas Nicollet and His Map. Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, (Library catalog record.) "Joseph Nicolas Nicollet." Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition.

Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., Online access is restricted to SIUE users. Nash, Gerald D. "Nicollet, Joseph Nicolas.".Resources by J. N. Nicollet (7) Joseph N. Nicollet on the plains and prairies: the expeditions ofwith journals, letters, and notes on the Dakota Indians / translated from the French and edited by Edmund C.

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