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Judd (Samuel) Letter

(Mss. 3326)


Summary

Biographical/Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Index Terms

 

 

 

Summary

Size: 1 item.

Geographic location: New Orleans, Louisiana.

Date: Jan. 20, 1837

Language: English.

Summary: A letter written by Samuel Judd to Gideon Les (?) of New York, upon Judd's visit to New Orleans.

Citation Samuel Judd Letter, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
 

 

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Judd, a resident of New York, visited New Orleans in order to improve his health. He arrived in New Orleans in December of 1836 and stayed for several months.

Scope and Content Note

The letter comments upon commerce, shipping, and navigation in New Orleans. It includes estimates of the city's population and describes its municipal government, its ethnic diversity, its culture and atmosphere.

Index Terms

Judd, Samuel.
New Orleans (La.)--Description.
New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.
New Orleans (La.)--Economic conditions--19th century.