7: A Company Man


Ships gathered at the mouth of the Mississippi River
June 20, 1731; watercolor, ink, and pencil
from Relation du Voyage de la Louisianne ou Nouvelle France
by Marc-Antoine Caillot
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2005.0011

Marc-Antoine Caillot served as a clerk for the Company of the Indies in New Orleans from 1729 to 1731.