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Linen Postcard. Old Duelling Grounds in City Park, New Orleans, La..
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Linen Postcard. Old Duelling Grounds in City Park, New Orleans, La..

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(001559) Linen Postcard. Old Duelling Grounds in City Park, New Orleans, La. Milwaukee, WI: E.C. Kropp Co.. Excellent. Unused. Printed on front bottom margin: Showing De Lissue Le Bouisque Duel in 1841.Printed on back: These old oaks, famous in Louisiana legend and history as the duelling-ground where Micajah Lewis, Secretary to Governor Claiborne, was killed in 1804. Here Emile LaSere, member of Congress from New Orleans, fought eighteen duels during his busy life. U.S. Senator Waggaman was killed here. On one Sunday in 1837, ten duels were fought under these old trees (New Orleans, Louisiana)

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