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    • Cane River collection, 1851 June-December.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family :...
    • Legal and financial papers including summons, mortgages, verdicts, account sheets, oaths, promissory notes, and marriage records from 1851. Papers relating to free people of color include a certificate, mortgage, and compromise belonging to [St....
    • Cane River collection, 1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land transactions, mortgages, collection orders, summons, and slave bills of sale, signed in 1846 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include: a lease on enslaved...
    • Cane River collection, 1845.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family : Natchitoches...
    • Primarily notarized documents including mortgages, lists of debts, minutes from family meetings, testimonies, and land transactions, signed in 1844 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the lease,...
    • Cane River collection, 1851 January-May.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family :...
    • Legal and financial papers including summons, verdicts, mortgages, account sheets, land sales, slave bills of sale from 1851. Papers relating to free people of color include a summons ordering Cyriaque Monet to appear in court; a quittance and a...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 1849.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Various records including financial statements, letters, slave transactions, mortgages, and procurations from 1849. Papers relating to free people of color include the account statement of St. Cyr Metoyer and a donation of land by Marie Doralize...
    • Cane River collection, 1831.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a will, an engagement record, and a mortgage that were certified in 1831 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. Three documents concern [Jean Baptiste?] Dominique...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03b, 1904-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Financial papers of St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Also included is a license to pursue the occupation of General...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Financial papers belonging to St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Included is a letter from St. Clair Metoyer to his...
    • Cane River collection, 1844 January-May.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family : Natchitoches...
    • Primarily notarized documents including mortgages, lists of debts, minutes from family meetings, testimonies, and land transactions, signed in 1844 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the lease,...
    • Cane River collection, 1840.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including slave bills of sale, marriage contracts, land transactions, and financial records signed in 1840 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the marriage contract...
    • Cane River collection, 1836.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, reports from family meetings, mortgage records, and marriage contracts signed in 1836 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color...
    • 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...
    • Free Persons of Color in Louisiana Collection, 1793-1867.

    • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)..; Yellow fever--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Finance, Public--Louisiana--New...
    • Twelve documents related to free persons of color in Louisiana, dating from colonial times through reconstruction. The papers include an agreement by Rodulfo Dueros to pay the rent of Francisco Dorville, described as a free mulatto, in return for...
    • Cane River collection, 1850.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family :...
    • Various documents including summons, verdicts, notifications, account sheets, promissory notes, and letters all from 1850. Papers relating to free people of color include a procuration given by Louis Dominique Metoyer and Théodora Chagnon to Louis...
    • Cane River collection, 1843.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family : Natchitoches...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land transactions, mortgages, testimonies, promissory notes, and slave bills of sale, signed in 1843 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by...

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