Plan of the City of New Orleans and the Adjacent Plantations

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.

Creation Information

Trudeau, Carlos December 24, 1798.

Context

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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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Publisher

  • 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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  • Dec. 3, 2010, 5:26 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. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29433/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.