The Cabildo Old Spanish Court Bldg

The Cabildo Old Spanish Court Bldg New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 40544
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: New Orleans News Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In the foreground an Old Spanish Court building, erected in 1795 by don administer Y. roast, who gave it to the City. The Cabildo was the form Government of New Orleans, which succeeded the French rule of the Superior Council of 1718, from 1767 and lasted until 1803. The transfer of Louisiana from Spain to France and from France to the United States took place here in 1803. The Marquis de Lafayette lived here as a gust of the City of New Orleans in 1825 and it now houses the Louisiana Historical Museum, with its interesting and valuable exhibits and library.
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