|Other titles||Louisiana purchase progress maps., Louisiana and the Louisiana purchase.|
|Statement||by Frank Bond, chief clerk General land office, with a statement of other acquisitions.|
|Contributions||Bond, Frank, 1856-1940.|
|LC Classifications||F369 .U58 1912|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||14|
|LC Control Number||12035903|
Jefferson's Great Gamble: The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the Men Behind the Louisiana Purchase by Charles A. Cerami | Mar 1, out of 5 stars Get this from a library! The Louisiana Purchase: an historical sketch from the files of the General Land Office reprinted in commemoration of the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. [Frank Bond; United States. General Land Office.; United States. Bureau of . Published in celebration of the Purchase's bicentennial, this resource offers a multifaceted view of a watershed American event. In one easy-access resource, The Louisiana Purchase brings together the work of over experts covering historical figures, relevant legal and historical concepts, states that formed in the new territory, frontier outposts, and the Native Americans uprooted by 5/5(2). Louisiana Purchase, western half of the Mississippi River basin purchased in from France by the United States. The purchase doubled the size of the United States, greatly strengthened the country materially and strategically, and provided a powerful impetus to westward expansion.
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Preview this book» What people are Page Page Page Page Contents. THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE BRIEF HISTORICAL SKETCH 1: DESCRIPTIVE AND GEOGRAPHICAL 7: CHAPTER IV. TERRITORIAL ORGANIZATION CHAPTER VII. Civil WAR IN Missouri CHAPTER IX. The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane 'Sale of Louisiana') was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France in In return for fifteen million dollars, or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile, the United States nominally acquired a total of , sq mi (2,, km 2; ,, acres). A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy O’Toole. Perhaps the most well-known book about New Orleans, A Confederacy of Dunces was written by a New Orleans native but wasn’t published until over a decade after his suicide and later won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The main character, Ignatius J. Reilly, is a thirtysomething man living in Uptown New Orleans and interacts with unique. Historical sketch of "Louisiana" and the Louisiana purchase Item Preview remove-circle Historical sketch of "Louisiana" and the Louisiana purchase by United States. General Land Office; Bond, Frank, Publication date Topics Louisiana Purchase, Louisiana -- History.