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    • Marguerite emancipation record, 1788 February 3.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; De Villiers, Joseph, born 1747.; Women slaves--Louisiana--Opelousas.;...
    • A legal document in which Joseph de Villiers grants liberty to his slave, Marguerite, who is described as a mulatto. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste emancipation record, 1788 August 1.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Forstal, Nicholas, born...
    • A legal document granting liberty to Jean Baptiste, described as a mulatto, after the death of his master, François Marine. The document is in French and is notarized by Nicolas Forstal.
    • Auguste Metoyer papers, 1835-1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly petitions, subpoenas, public instruments of protest, and bills of exchange for legal cases against Auguste Metoyer, a free man of color, in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-21, 1860-1866.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Barbershops--Mississippi--Natchez.; Executors and...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1860-1866 are comprised of receipts for goods and services and other legal and financial documents of Ann Battles Johnson and her sons Byron Johnson and William Johnson Jr., following...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-17, 1840-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Slaves--Emancipation--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American barbers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Child...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1840-1848 include slave bills of sale, deeds of emancipation, freedom papers, deeds of conveyance, receipts, and other legal and financial documents. The papers are chiefly those of...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-20, 1854-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William T., 1809?-1851.; Johnson,...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1854-1859 include receipts and invoices for goods and services, receipts for rent, and tax receipts of Ann Battles Johnson, following the 1851 death of her husband William Johnson, a...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-16, 1830-1839.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William T., 1809?-1851.; Johnson, Ann Battles, 1815?-1866.; Battles, Harriet, born...
    • Legal and financial documents of William Johnson, Harriet Battles, and Ann Battles Johnson, free persons of color, include receipts of sale, invoices, insurance policies, and agreements for sale and renting of property between the years 1830-1839....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-22, 1867-1870.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Cotton trade--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family, free people of color, for the years 1867-1870 include tax receipts, invoices and receipts for cotton, legacy and succession receipts for the children of William T. and Ann Battles Johnson, contracts...
    • Cane River collection, 1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers comprising a mortgage, promissory note, receipt, warrant, and summons all from 1855. Papers relating to free people of color include a mortgage granted by Antoinette Metoyer, the widow of Joseph Augustin Metoyer, to...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-14, 1793-1795.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; Land grants--Mississippi--Natchez.; Conveyancing--Mississippi--Natchez.; Hospitals--Mississippi--Natchez.; Surgeons--Mississippi--Natchez.; Governors general--Mississippi--Natchez.; Gil, Andrés, active...
    • The conveyance, dated May 22, 1793, negotiates use of land in Natchez ceded to Andrés Gil, practitioner at the Natchez royal hospital. In the document, Gil addresses Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, District Governor of Natchez (West Florida), and states...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-13, 1842-1856.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Rites and ceremonies--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Baptism--Catholic Church.; African American Catholics--Mississippi--Natchez.; St. Louis Cathedral (New...
    • The folder includes baptismal records for eight of the ten children of Ann Battles Johnson and William Johnson, free people of color: Anna, Katherine, Richard, Byron, Eugenia, Alice, Josephine, and Clarence. Each baptismal record lists the names of...
    • Cane River collection, 1857-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Letters.;...
    • Various records from 1857-1871 comprising two letters, a legal document, land sale, and account sheet. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by Louis Gaspart Derbanne to Gerome Sarpy. Three items in French.

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