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William C. C. Claiborne

After the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, William C. C. Claiborne oversaw the transfer of Louisiana from France to the United States. He was territorial governor of Louisiana after the purchase, as well as the state's first elected governor.

Creator Savary, E.B. (Artist)
Coverage 1840
Category History
Regions Greater New Orleans
Time Periods Antebellum Period
Index letter C
Medium Painting
Repository Louisiana State Museum
Collection Name Paintings from the Louisiana State Museum
ID Number 01865
Copyright Copyrighted
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