Catholic Church. Archdiocese of New Orleans (La.)
Established in 1793 as the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas, it took in all the territory from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean and from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico except the territory of the Diocese of Baltimore (i.e., territory belonging to the United States). Before 1793 Louisiana had been under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Santiago de Cuba, before 1762 under the authority of the Diocese of Quebec.
From the description of Collection, 1576-1897 (bulk 1786-1897). (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 25308987
- Louisiana (as recorded)