Memorial of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Inhabitants of New Orleans (20th Congress, First Session: Document Number 26)

Memorial of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Inhabitants of New Orleans (20th Congress, First Session: Document Number 26)

Printed By Gales & Seaton, 1828. First Edition. Unknown. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. / No Jacket. 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.3 Engraved Illustrations / Plates (folding maps).

Price: $300.00

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