New Orleans Cabildo: Colonial Louisiana's First City Government, 1769--1803

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The Cabildo -- New Orleans' unique Spanish city government -- touched the life of every citizen of the city during its thirty-four years of existence, and its decisions often had an impact on the administration of Louisiana far beyond the confines of New Orleans itself. Moreover, its archival records, with lavish and detailed information about every aspect of life within Spanish New Orleans, are the richest of any city in the Spanish Borderlands. Yet curiously, until now there has been no thorough analysis of this ...

New Orleans Cabildo: Colonial Louisiana's First City Government, 1769--1803 1996, Lsu Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807120422

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