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The J.B.V. Jourdain tomb in St. Louis Cemetery #1

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Guests on my walking tours often ask me to recommend books about New Orleans history, and this is a subject I can surely address. One of the great books about New Orleans is The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case by Michael A. Ross.  Not only an account of the 1870 kidnapping of a toddler and the investigation…