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Exactly 215 years ago today, the Louisiana Purchase was signed: 828k square miles of land for $15mil. Today, that could buy almost all of continental Europe for about 60 cents/acre.
"The Large Regions of the Mississippi; or, the Louisiana Provinces" (c. 1705-14), from the personal atlas of Frederik V of Denmark (1723-1766)
During the Napoleonic wars the Americans loaned money from British banks to buy Louisiana from France. Sooo technically the British were funding a war against themselves.
A new map of the north parts of America claimed by France under ye names of Louisiana... (2674873145)
A new map of the north parts of America claimed by France under ye names of Louisiana, Mississipi, Canada and New France, with ye adjoyning territories of England and Spain ... - by H. Moll, NYPL489845
Brooklyn, Vol. 1, 2nd Part, Double Page Plate No. 49; Part of Wards 26, Section 14; (Map bounded by Vandalia Ave., Cleveland St., Border Ave., Louisiana Ave., Fresh or First Creek; Including Malta NYPL1698939
Brooklyn, Vol. 1, 2nd Part, Double Page Plate No. 49; Part of Wards 26, Section 14; (Map bounded by Vandalia Ave., Cleveland St., Border Ave., Louisiana Ave., Fresh or First Creek; Including Malta NYPL1703667
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