New Orleans Incorporated: 200 Years of the City Charter
Louisiana Division | New Orleans Public Library

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The Louisiana Gazette printed the full text of the 1805 Charter in its February 22, 1805 edition, five days after the law was adopted by the Legislative Council. The Gazette was New Orleans’ first English-language newspaper of any significance. It was published throughout the period 1804-1926.

Text of the 1805 Charter continued here

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