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    • Philip Moore emancipation petition, 1847 April 20.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free...
    • A petition to emancipate the enslaved woman "Henrietta" filed by Philip Moore to execute the request of his late mother. Includes a testimonial by the witness Wheelock S. Upton for whom Henrietta worked as a washerwoman.
    • Josias Gray slave bill of sale, 1839 July 11.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave trade--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.; Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--West...
    • A bill of sale for the transfer of 15 enslaved persons by Josias Gray to Ann Maria, a free woman of color. The deed was executed to compensate Ann Maria for serving as Gray's housekeeper since her emancipation. The inventory lists the names and...
    • C.K. Marshall letter, 1854 October 23

    • Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863.; Slavery--United States--Religious aspects.; Slavery in the Bible.; Textbooks--Southern States.
    • Letter from C.K. Marshall, Vicksburg, to Samuel Cartwright, New Orleans, defending slavery in biblical terms and stressing need for southern books in southern schools, giving examples of problematic northern books.
    • Slavery and voodoo folklore in Louisiana

    • Voodooism; Slavery; Slaves; Folklorists; Poisons; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • Text, date unknown. Page is entitled "Folk-lore" with two paragraphs entitled Slavery and Voodoo. The first from a Mr. Jim Turner about his great uncle, a slave in Georgia, who tried to poison the plantation owner. Written in dialect. The second...
    • 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 families--Louisiana--New...
    • This is an artificial collection comprised 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...
    • Notice.

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Fugitive slaves--Tennessee.; Slavery--Tennessee.; Slaves--Tennessee. ; Racially mixed...
    • Notice. The following named negroes have been placed in my care by order of his Excellency H.W. Allen, Governor of Louisiana: Negro woman ELIZABETH, dark complexion; aged about 40 years. Said to belong to Evan Jeffries, Claibourn county...
    • AA. Foreword

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans Region--History--19th century; Slavery -- United States -- History.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • AAA. Introduction

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans Region--History--19th century; Slavery -- United States -- History.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • A. Front Matter

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans Region--History--19th century; Slavery -- United States -- History.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1862 September 12

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Lematre, Achille.; Journalists--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Nuits, Cte dOr, France, to Henri Vignaud, reports that most French citizens are intractable on the subject of slavery and, therefore, sympathize with the North. The less numerous Southern sympathizers are concerned that...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 August 21

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Vichy, France, to Henry Vignaud, stating that he is in Vichy on the way to Dijon after having visited lower Burgundy and Berry. He reports that in Vichy he saw Judge Rost of St. Charles Parish, former Confederate...
    • NOTICE.

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.; Racially mixed people--Mississippi.; Women slaves--Louisiana.;...
    • Notice. THE following named negroes have been placed in my care by order of his Excellency H.W. Allen, Governor of Louisiana: Negro woman ELIZABETH, dark complexion; aged about 40 years. Said to belong to Evan Jeffries, Claibourn county...

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