Washington, DC: Printed By Gales & Seaton, 1828. 3 Engraved Illustrations / Plates (folding maps). First Edition. Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good. Item #L059797
Slight soiling, creases, rubbing, browning and/or foxing throughout (chiefly to extremities); previous owner's ink checkmark at head of upper wrapper; slight wear to foredges and lower edges. 25 pages + plates. Upper wrapper title; at head of title: Louisiana. Correspondence relating to various land claims in the New Orleans area; dated December 31, 1827 ("Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims"; upper wrapper). Notable for the 3 folding plates (including the "Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans", with French text, and the "Plan of the front part of the City of New Orleans in 1818"; the latter in 2 views); all plates in somewhat better-preserved condition that the text part (still with a few irregular creases and folds, but with minimal browning and/or foxing). Rare in any condition.