Louisiana Purchase

Archival Collection

LOUISIANA PURCHASE COLLECTION

1. Genuine 4 page newspaper in Fine Condition.
New England Palladium, Boston, October 5, 1804. Over a
full front page column under the heading of Spanish Affairs–No.
III. All about West Florida, not being a part of Louisiana with
mention of the tract of land to the Eastward of the rivers
Mississippi and Iberville, etc. BY THE CESSION OF LOUISIANA, THE
UNITED STATES WILL GAIN BUT LITTLE ON THE GULF OF MEXICO, etc. On
another column and taking up over a full column, Our Relations with
Spain. Full text of a CONVENTION BETWEEN THE U. S. & SPAIN,
signed at Madrid, Aug. 11, 1802 and signed in type by PEDRO
CEVALLOS & CHARLES PINCKEY. Further on relations with Spain. .
.to be continued. On page 2 is a LETTER FROM CHARLESTON AGAINST
DUELLING, signed in type by members of the Committee of the
Cincinnati and of the American Revolution Society with such names
as Charles Pinckney of the Cincinnati and David Ramsay of the
American Revolution Society. Much more on duelling which was caused
by the aftermath of the Hamilton-Burr Duel. Almost a full column
Address TO THE FRENCH INHABITANTS OF LOUISIANA.