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New Orleans (La.)--Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Katherine Hamilton Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00651
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1890-1897, of Katherine Hamilton of Shreveport, Louisiana. The first part of the diary details a trip that Hamilton took to Europe aboard the steamship Scythia, from June 1890 to September 1890. The next part of her diary details a trip that Hamilton took to New Orleans in December 1892. The rest of the diary includes very brief entries about particular days, including when she visited Chicago for the World's Fair in 1893.

Robert Stevens, Jr. Letter to his Parents

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00684
Scope and Contents One letter written by Robert Stevens, Jr. to his parents in Newport, Rhode Island concerning an attempted slave revolt and a devastating storm in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 19, 1812. The first part of the letter concerns a plan by a white man, with the help of several slaves, to set fire to the town, rob the banks and inhabitants, and murder those that stood in their way. The attempt was discovered before it was carried out and those involved were taken to prison. The rest of the...