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The Signing of the Treaty Tablet

By Karl Bitter
Category: Miscellaneous


The tablet represents Monroe, Livingston, and Marbois signing the Louisiana Purchase Treaty on April 30, 1803. Monroe is on the left, behind the chair; Livingston is seated; and Marbois is signing the treaty. The tablet was donated by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company and was unveiled in 1913.

Courtesy of Forest Park Forever.

Year completed: 1913
Material: Bronze
Owner: City of St. Louis

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