Proclamation of the Louisiana Purchase

This proclamation was issued to inform New Orleans inhabitants about the change of power in Louisiana. It was written in English, French & Spanish and signed by William C. C. Claiborne. Claiborne was appointed governor of the new territory by Thomas Jefferson.

Date:
1803
Original Format:
Document
Item#:
1800.0013
Height:
2373px
Width:
1180px
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