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  • Subject: Slaves
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    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 123-151, 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...
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    • 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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    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Arkansas.; Slavery--Arkansas.; Slaves--Arkansas.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Arkansas.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.; Racially mixed...
    • NOTICE. THE following named negroes have been turned over to me by the Agents and Officers of his Excellency Henry W. Allen Gov. of La. Negro woman, Emma, dark complexion aged about twenty-five years, said to belong to Jacob Newcomer, Jefferson...
    • Emancipation petition of Jean Mason, Number 3H, 1829.

    • Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Jean Mason to free his daughter, the enslaved child Eliza. Eliza is described as a mulatto girl of five years of age.
    • Emancipation petition of the estate of Joseph Prieto, Number 44H, 1838.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of the estate of Joseph Prieto, a free man of color, to free the enslaved woman Marianne and her five children: Eloise, Marie Louisa, Marie Noel, Francois, and Jean. An enslaved man named Antoine, the child of Marie Louisa, is also named...
    • Emancipation petition of Johnathan Chase, Number 105A, 1831.

    • Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Johnathan Chase to free the enslaved children George (described as a black boy of 13 years of age) and Flora (described as a black girl of eight years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of Michel Blanchard, Number 101A, 1816.

    • Slaves--Haiti.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Michel Blanchard, a free man of color, to free the enslaved woman Adelaide. Adelaide is described as a negress and Creole, originally of Santo Domingo, who is about 30 years of age. In French and English.
    • Emancipation petition of Eugene Ladner, Number 44C, 1838.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Eugene Ladner, a free man of color, to free the enslaved woman Hypolite. Hypolite is about 52 years of age and is described as the grandmother of the petitioner's three children.
    • Emancipation petition of Felicite Aurore Barbier, Number 4I, 1838

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Felicite Aurore Barbier (widow of Godefroy Bouny) to free the enslaved child Charles. Charles is described as a mulatto slave of two years of age and the child of the enslaved woman Coralie, who is described as a mulatress.
    • Emancipation petition of Francis Levin, Number 94A, 1822.

    • Slaves--Haiti.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Francis Levin to free the enslaved woman Marie Noel and her daughter, the enslaved child Popotte. Marie Noel is described as a negro woman from the island of Saint Domingue. Her daughter Popette is described as a mulatto girl of about...
    • Emancipation petition of the estate of John Libellas, Number 92D, 1815.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of the estate of John Libellas to free the enslaved persons John (described as a negro of about 34 years of age), Sophie (described as a negro wench of about 31 years of age), and Sophie's three children: Victorine (ten years of age),...
    • Emancipation petition of Marc Lafitte, Number 14A, 1834.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Marc Lafitte to free the slave Marie (alias Pomone, described as a negress of 42 years of age) and her two children, Heloïse (about 14 years of age) and Antoine (alias Antonin, about 11 years of age). In French and English.

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