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Mary & Emma [New Orleans, Louisiana, United States]

Recipient

Miss Eva Perry [San Diego, California, United States]

Postmark

1959-04-06

Caption

The Court Yard and Prison Rooms, Old Cannon and Torture Stocks in the Cabildo at Chartres and St. Peter's Streets. The room at the extreme right on the ground floor, is the cell in which the pirate Jean Lafitte was incarcerated after his capture by the Americans. Later on his services were accepted by General Andrew Jackson and he participated in the Battle of New Orleans, where he covered himself with glory, subsequently reserving pardon from the Congress of the United States

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English

Language of Postcard

English

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257 KB

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Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\Louisiana\LA-09B

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Keywords

Cabildo (New Orleans, Louisiana), New Orleans (Louisiana), Historic Sites, Court Houses

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