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This New Orleans Map 1764 shows the city as the Spanish took over. New Orleans Map 1764. "Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans," published by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, Paris, 1764. Given that the map was published in Paris, it was likely drawn in 1763. This puts it at the end of the Seven Year's War. France turned Louisiana over to Spain, as part of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. While the Spanish didn't take control of New Orleans until 1767-69, we usually recognize 1763 and the treaty as the transfer.  The main feature of this map is that it's an actual depiction...
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