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Charles D. Caffery Photographs

Manuscripts 220

Caffery, Charles D. (1856-1943). Photographs, 1800s

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These photographs were given to Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) by Charles D. Caffery, who was an attorney, Mayor of Lafayette, Louisiana from 1897 to 1903, and the father of Ambassador Jefferson Caffery.

220-01 Photographs, 1800s
1. Title page of the Original Publication of the Verbatim Proceedings of the Council of State in the making of the Civil Code (the Code Napoleon), published at Paris, in 1803. Napoleon Bonaparts himself presided as First Council.
2. Page 1 of the original proceedings of the Council of State in the making of the Civil Code (the Code Napoleon), published at Paris, in 1803.
3. Part of an old New Orleans newspaper of dated January 28, 1819, used as cover for a brief of Alexander Porter, Jr., in a lawsuit of that year.
4. First page of an old brief of Alexander Porter, Jr., once U.S. Senator from Louisiana and later Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana) in a lawsuit of the year 1819. The brief is folded in part in an old New Orleans newspaper of that time—January 28 1819.
5. Closing Sheet of a brief, with endorsement of Alexander Porter, Jr., and also a part of the enclosing wrapper – fragment of a New Orleans newspaper of that time, dated January 28, 1819.