The Louisiana Purchase

How much did the Louisiana Purchase cost?

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2016-02-29 21:38:32

The cost was 15 million US Dollars or 60 million French francs.

Because this was paid in installments, the total including interest

was $23,213,568.

Jefferson originally sent Monroe and Livingston with $10 million

to purchase New Orleans, but Napoleon offered them the whole of

Louisiana for only $15 million, so they could not refuse.

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