ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 486
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of pamphlets, circulars, and reports relating to the public career of Paul Octave Hebert. Hebert was the fourteenth governor of Louisiana from 1853 to 1856 and a general in the Confederate Army. There are several documents that relate to the Mississippi River and describe flooding, levees, and improving the mouth of the river.