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    • 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 in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's financial and legal...
    • 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 belonging to Ann Battles Johnson and William Johnson: Anna, Katherine, Richard, Byron, Eugenia, Alice, Josephine, and Clarence. Each baptismal record lists the names of each...
    • [Deposition]

    • Legal documents
    • Deposition regarding Standfield's purchase of seven trees from Mme. Goudeau. The trees actually belonged to M. Henry.
    • [Deposition]

    • Legal documents
    • Deposition regarding Seguin and Mict's knowledge of M. Henry's ownership of some trees and that Mme. Goudeau's workmen worked on the trees.
    • New Orleans (La.) Office of the Mayor passports, 1818-1831.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). Office of the Mayor.; Legal documents.
    • Passports for free persons of color in the city of New Orleans are part of a larger manuscript volume entitled Record book of licenses, bakers' declarations, and statements of public works, 1812, and passports, 1818-1831. At the rear of the book is...
    • Slaves emancipated by the Councils of Municipalities One, Two, and Three, 1846-1850.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). First Municipality Council.; New Orleans (La.). Second Municipality Council.; New Orleans...
    • With the abolishment of the Police Jury for the Left (East) Bank of Orleans Parish in 1846, responsibility for controlling the emancipation of slaves fell to the three municipality councils. This volume consists of reports by the First Municipality...
    • New Orleans (La.). First Municipality Council. Emancipation docket, 1846-1851.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). First Municipality Council.; Legal documents.
    • With the abolishment of the Police Jury for the Left (East) Bank of Orleans Parish in 1846, responsibility for controlling the emancipation of slaves fell to the three municipality councils. The First Municipality covered the area of the Vieux...
    • Freedom papers of New Orleans (La.), 1832-1858.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • This is an artificial collection made up of various documents that provide evidence of the free status of individual persons in the city of New Orleans during the years 1832-1858. Among the items are certificates from public officials, copies of...
    • Register of free colored persons entitled to remain in the state, 1840-1863.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). Office of the Mayor.; Legal documents.
    • This register is a product of the Mayor’s Office from 1840-1864. Free African Americans, who were not born in the City of New Orleans, or who were born in the Parish of Orleans and were emancipated after birth, had to be registered with the...

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