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Louisiana Capital Locations: 1825

and some capitol places


Thirteen years after proposing the move, Louisiana's government still wasn't quite ready to leave New Orleans.


February 4, 1825      AN ACT For moving the Seat of Government.

SECT. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana, in General Assembly convened, That from and after the first day of December, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, the Seat of Government shall he moved from the City of New-Orleans to the Town of Donaldsonville, in the Parish of Ascension,


February 19, 1825    AN ACT To postpone the removal of the Seat of Government, and for other purposes.

SECT. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana in General Assembly convened, That the Seat of Government shall be, and is hereby reestablished at the city of New-Orleans, and shall remain in said city until the first of May 1829, at which time it shall be by virtue of this act transferred to the town of Donaldsonville, in the parish of Ascension.

1825 Act of February 4

1825 Act of February 19