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  • Subject: Slaves--Louisiana.
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    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-01, 1776-1826

    • Meullion, Maria Juana, born 1736?; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Meullion, Luis Augustin.; Vivant, Charles, active 1782-1803.; DeClouet, Joseph Alexandre, died 1816.; Meullion family.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana.; Free African...
    • The bulk of materials comprise receipts, bills of sale, mortgages, and other legal and financial documents that record land and slave purchase transactions of Baptiste Meullion primarily with Alexandre DeClouet, Andrés Duclot, and Charles Vivant. ...
    • Francisco Bouligny memorandum, 1776 September 1

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.;...
    • Memorandum regarding the instructions for the Governor-General of Louisiana, presented to Charles III at La Granja on the 1st of September 1776. Incomplete, unsigned copy, [written in the hand of Francisco Bouligny]. Captain Francisco Bouligny,...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-03, 1796-1853.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Marie Françoise Lemelle, active 1831-1846.; Taillefer, Marie-Pouponne--Estate.; Miramond, Jean.; Marcel (Slave of...
    • Primarily receipts, promissory notes, and other financial documents of Baptiste Meullion. Receipts are for Martin Duralde’s drafting of Baptiste Meullion’s marriage contract with Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato (Bello), donations to the Saint...
    • William J. Minor diary, 1861-1865

    • Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation owners--Louisiana.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Crops--Louisiana.
    • William J. Minor's diary is an outline of rules governing management of his plantations, including duties and restrictions on overseers (such as discipline of slaves), as well as details regarding cultivation of particular crops. Volume 33.
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-02, 1831-1906.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Meullion, Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato, 1764-1842.; Meullion, François Cheval, active 1831-1846.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse,...
    • Primarily papers of Baptiste Meullion, François Cheval Meullion, Bellazaire Meullion, and Alphonse Meullion. One group of papers relates to Baptiste Meullion’s 1833 application for a mortgage of $5000, including, correspondence, application and...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1788 Dec. 02

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799--Health.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana.;...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, 'avocat en parlement,' Voiron, France, complaining that the writer's sister must be as lazy about corresponding as is their brother Lagoyette, whom the author believes to be...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-03, 1811-1848.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--United States.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.; Land...
    • Letters from a variety of persons to John McDonogh reference the purchase of slaves, a fugitive slave, tenant issues, infrastructure (roads, levees, and bridges), monetary loans, plantation management, and an educational project. In one letter, P....
    • Estevan Miro order to pay, 1787 March 16

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Order to pay issued by Governor [Estevan] Miró of Louisiana in favor of Robert, a free mulatto of New Orleans. Governor Miró ordered City Alderman Francisco María de Reggio to pay Robert the sum of six pesos from the city's fund allocated for...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-04, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-04, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...
    • Leonardo Mazange financial record, 1782 February 15

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; African American soldiers--Louisiana.
    • Statement of accounts and order to pay signed by Leonardo Mazange, clerk of the Cabildo. The statement of accounts was for salaries in the amount of seventeen pesos six reales a day for company of sixteen mulatto and free black militiamen, who were...
    • 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...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...

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