Plan of the City of New Orleans and the Adjacent Plantations

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Map of the city of New Orleans in 1798, including adjacent plantations (with property notes and the history of land ownership) and points of interest. Scale ca. 1:18,676 (ca. 280 toesas per inch).

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1 map ; 55 x 38 cm.

Creation Information

Trudeau, Carlos December 24, 1798.

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  • Trudeau, Carlos "Compiled in accordance with an Ordinance of the Illustrious Ministry and Royal Charter, 24 December, 1798."

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  • James A. Gresham
    Publisher Info: 26 Camp St., N. O.
    Place of Publication: New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description

Map of the city of New Orleans in 1798, including adjacent plantations (with property notes and the history of land ownership) and points of interest. Scale ca. 1:18,676 (ca. 280 toesas per inch).

Physical Description

1 map ; 55 x 38 cm.

Notes

"Copy and Translation From the Original Spanish Plan dated 1798. Showing the City of New Orleans, its Fortifications and Environs."

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  • The history of Louisiana, from the earliest period / by François Xavier Martin ; with a memoir of the author, by Judge W.W. Howe ; to which is appended Annals of Louisiana, from the close of Martin's history, 1815, to the commencement of the Civil War, 1861, by John F. Condon, 976.3 M363

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  • December 24, 1798

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • July 20, 2021, 2:32 p.m.

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Trudeau, Carlos. Plan of the City of New Orleans and the Adjacent Plantations, map, December 24, 1798; New Orleans, Louisiana. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29433/: accessed September 29, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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