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  • Subject: Farmers--Louisiana
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    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01b, 1864-1870.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material is primarily financial in nature, but includes loyalty oaths taken by Miles Terrell on 13 October 1868 and Ceaburn Brown on 17 October 1868. Financial papers consist of accounts and invoices for food; clothing and household items; receipts...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02d, 1895-1899

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Chiefly correspondence and financial papers. Correspondence is comprised mostly of family letters that relate to family matters and to Frank Terrell�s financial and legal problems. Letters from the Louisiana State Land Office and the U.S. Land...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03a, 1900-1905.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Materials consist of family letters, tax receipts, and a land conveyance for the sale of land in Rapides Parish. Letters discuss family news and upcoming family visits. Correspondents include Amos Terrell, Frank Terrell, Josephine Morgan, and...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02a, 1880-1885.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins and...
    • Financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell consist mostly of receipts for taxes paid, payments made on accounts with general merchants and grocers, and promissory notes. A fragment of a letter to Sarah Clifton Terrell describes the writer's health...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03b, 1906-1907.

    • Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material consists of family letters, receipts, and tax receipts. Family letters are primarily those of Gloucester Terrell to his mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell, in which he reports news on the activities and health of family members.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02c, 1892-1894.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.;...
    • Chiefly family letters written by Frank and Amos Terrell to their mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell. Letters discuss Frank Terrell's incarceration and his need for bail money; and Amos�s effort to assist him (1893-1894). A letter from attorneys Cheatam...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03d, 1913-1929.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postcards, and tax receipts. Family letters relate to the health and personal activities of family members. Some letters have missing pages. Several fund raising postcards sent by the Richie Benevolent...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03c, 1908-1912.

    • Free African Americans.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postal receipts, and tax receipts. Family letters relate news on the activities and health of family members.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04b, approximately 1860-1915.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.; Letters.; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Invoices.; Advertising.; Poetry.
    • Undated materials include letter fragments; a handwritten poem; a property agreement; invoices, accounts, and receipts for Miles Terrell; a letter from a man named Paul; and a circular from the Pure Food Company.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02b, 1886-1891.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Chiefly financial documents consisting of accounts with merchants, receipts for payments made to merchants, tax receipts, and personal letters. An unsigned letter to Sarah Clifton Terrell from one of her children complains about not being told of...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01c, 1870-1872.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter...
    • Material consists mostly of invoices, promissory notes and receipts relating to purchases and small loans made by Miles Terrell, including the purchase of a heifer from James Hicks, 9 September 1871. In a letter to Miles Terrell dated 14 October...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01d, 1873-1877.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter registration--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Clothing and dress--Louisiana.; Debtor...
    • Chiefly finacial papers that include accounts, invoices, and receipts documenting the sale of cotton, household goods, food, tobacco, farm equipment whiskey, and quinine. Receipts also document payments on debt. Promissory notes relate to loans and...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated 27 January 1875 requires Miles...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04d, approximately 1870-1918.

    • Free African Americans.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Correspondence.; Letters.; Advertising--Medicine.; Invoices.; Accounts.;...
    • Material consists of letters written to Sarah Clifton Terrell; a fragment of an invoice and an advertisement for medicinal remedies available from the Johnson, Holloway and Company. Partial letters relate to family matters. Also present is a brief...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-03, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-01, 1827-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Other topics include the emancipation of slaves and the colonization of Liberia by former slaves. Some documents are...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-01, 1834-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh, chronicling the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Their correspondence predominantly concerns the status of a sugarcane crop that Durnford cultivated and supervised for...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 3, ledger, 1922-1929.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various customers, cotton merchants, and farmers for the years 1922-1929. Included are accounts for: E. M. Harrison; members of the Rachal family; members of the Dupré family ;...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-02, 1837-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie plantation in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Durnford discusses his views on slavery in several letters; and in one instance, he requests...

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