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    • [Plan of the College D' Orleans].

    • Mather, James J., 1750-1821; College d'Orleans; Louisiana-Maps-19th century; New Orleans (La.)--Maps--19th century; Treme Faubourg (New Orleans, La.)
    • Signed ms. Area that was Faubourg Treme. Shows property of the College D' Orleans bound by Bayou Road, St. Claude Street, and St. Philip Street. Shows buildings of M. Chabaud, M. Duhamel, and other property owners. The map is endorsed by the...
    • 1 ms. map : col. ; 36.8 x 37.5 cm; Mounted on fabric; Scale indeterminable.
    • A Collection of Original Royal Letters

    • Early printed books--18th century--Specimens
    • A collection of original royal letters, written by King Charles the First and Second, King James the Second, and the King and Queen of Bohemia; together with original letters, wirtten by Prince Rupert, Charles Louis, count palatine, the Duchess of...
    • xl, 320 p.; 22 cm.
    • A defence of the right of the public to the Batture of New Orleans

    • Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844; Gravier, Bertrand--Estate; Gravier, Jean, 1738 or 9-1834; Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836; Thierry, J.B.S. (Jean Baptiste Simon), d. 1815; Territory of Orleans. Superior Court; Trials--Louisiana; New Orleans...
    • Julien Poydras de Lalande, a property owner in Point Coupee Parish and New Orleans, published five pamphlets in support of the people's rights in the Batture controversy in the early 1800s. He mentions the works of Peter Stephen Du Ponceau and ...
    • 20 p. ; 20 cm.
    • A vindication of the measures of the present administration

    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Monroe, James, 1758-1831; Louisiana Purchase; United States--Politics and government--1801-1809
    • Algernon Sidney was a pseudonym used by Gideon Granger, a native of Connecticut and a graduate of Yale, who served as Postmaster General under Thomas Jefferson. Granger wrote this pamplet after the appointment of James Monroe as minister to...
    • 32 p. ; 22 cm.
    • Account, 1809 Nov.

    • Accounts; Grand-Pré, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809; Military governors--Louisiana; Receipts; Louisiana--History--1803-1865; Claims against descendents estates--Louisiana--History--19th century
    • Receipt for payment of an account filed in connection with the settlement of the estate of Carlos de Grand-Pré, Spanish Governor and Commandant of the District of Baton Rouge, 1798-1808. Receipt is for sundry articles purchased from Grand-Pré's...
    • 1 leaf; 22 cm. Torn edges on bottom of leaf. 2 digital pages.
    • Acts passed at the first session of the Legislative Council, of the Territory of Orleans

    • Law--Louisiana; Law--Orleans (Territory)
    • Acts passed at the first session of the Legislative Council, of the Territory of Orleans, begun and held at the principal, in the city of New-Orleans, on Monday the third day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and...
    • 461 p. ; 20 cm. English and French on opposite pages. Page 208 is misnumbered as 188. Page 407 corner of page is torn off. 461 digital pages.
    • Acts passed at the Second Session of the First Legislature of the Territory of Orleans

    • Law--Louisiana
    • Acts passed at the second session of the First Legislature of the Territory of Orleans, begun and held in the city of New-Orleans, on the 12th day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven, and of the independence of...
    • ix, 207, 63, 47 p. ; 21 cm. English and French texts on opposite pages. "Published by authority." 325 digital pages.
    • Acts passed at the second session of the Legislative Council, of the Territory of Orleans

    • Law--Louisiana; Law--Orleans (Territory)
    • Acts passed at the second session of the Legislative Council, of the Territory of Orleans, begun and held at the principal, in the city of New-Orleans, on Thursday the twentieth day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and...
    • xii, 461 p. ; 20 cm. English and French on opposite pages. Page numbers 63 & 82 are misprinted as 93 & 92 respectively. 109 digital pages.
    • Acts passed at the second session of the second Legislature of the Territory of Orleans

    • Law--Louisiana
    • Acts passed at the second session of the second Legislature of the Territory of Orleans, begun and held in the city of New-Orleans, on Friday, the thirteenth day of January, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nine, and of the...
    • xi, 68 p. ; 21 cm. English and French on opposite pages. Pages 69-85 are missing. 79 digital pages.
    • Address from the inhabitants of New Orleans to his excellence Gen. James Wilkinson, 20th March 1807

    • Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836; Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807; Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century; Soldiers--Louisiana
    • General James Wilkinson fought in the Revolutionary and Indian Wars. He was a merchant, adventurer and politician. In 1803 he was appointed Commissioner of the United States in New Orleans, and later served as governor of the Louisiana...
    • [4]p. on 1 leaf; 32 X 39 cm. folded to 32 X 19 cm. Handwriting in the margins. Document is a handwritten copy. 4 digital pages.
    • Address of the volunteers in the Fort of Baton Rouge to the patriotic members of the Convention,...

    • Florida Parishes (La.)--Politics and government;Proclamations;Soldiers--Louisiana;West Florida. Militia;Thomas, Philemon, 1763-1847;Florida Parishes (La.)--History--19th century;
    • Proclamation from officers of the militia of the West Florida Republic, issued from the Fort of Baton Rouge, to the representatives of the people of West Florida, recognizing the authority of the representatives. The proclamation is followed by...
    • [3] p. on 1 leaf ; 36 x 48 cm. folded to 36 x 24 cm. Title from p. [3]. 3 digital pages.
    • Address to the government of the United States, on the cession of Louisiana to the French

    • Louisiana--History--To 1803; France--Politics and government--1799-1815; Haiti--History--Revolution, 1791-1804
    • An address to the government of the United States, on the cession of Louisiana to the French; and on the late breach of treaty by the Spaniards; including the translation of a memorial, on the war of St. Domingo, and cession of the Mississippi to...
    • 56 p. ; 21 cm. 55 digital pages.
    • Agreement between A. P. Walsh and Jacob Collins, June 22nd, 1808

    • Leases--Louisiana--19th century;Land settlement--Louisiana;Real property--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish--History--19th century;West Feliciana Parish (La.)--History--19th century;Bayou Sara (La.)--History--19th century;
    • Agreement for lease between A. P. Walsh, planter of West Feliciana Parish, and Jacob Collins for Walsh's land in Bayou Sara. The document also bears the signature of three witnesses.
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 33 cm. Title from p. [2], right margin. 2 digital pages.
    • An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi and through the western parts of...

    • West (U. S.)--Discovery and exploration; Louisiana--Discovery and exploration; Mississippi River--Discovery and exploration; New Mexico--Discovery and exploration; United States--Discovery and exploration
    • An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi and through the western parts of Louisiana to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun Rivers. Performed by order of the government of the United States during the...
    • 5, 277, 65, 53, 87 p., [9], [2] leaves of plates : 1 port. ; 22 cm. Various pagings. Maps are missing from book. 500 digital pages.
    • An Account of Louisiana, being an abstract of documents, in the offices of the Departments of...

    • Louisiana--Description and travel; Louisiana--Politics and government; Louisiana Purchase; Sibley, John, 1757-1837; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
    • A compilation made by the direction of President Jefferson from information furnished by Dr. John Sibley, of Natchitoches, La. and others. Transmitted to Congress November 14, 1803.
    • 50 p. ; 22 cm. Book is bound with: Appendix to an account of Louisiana being an abstract of documents in the offices of the departments of State and of the Treasury, 1803. 49 digital pages.
    • Announcement of appointed officials and military officers of West Florida, 1810 Aug. 25

    • Letters; Delassus, Charles Dehault, 1767-1842; Soldiers--Louisiana; Louisiana. Militia; Thomas, Philemon, 1763-1847; West Florida--History--19th century
    • Letter to Charles Dehault Delassus, Baton Rouge, announcing appointed officials and milita officers for West Florida. First named is Philemon Thomas, Brigadier General. Charles Dehault Delassus was commandant of the Spanish Fort at Baton Rouge,...
    • 1 leaf; 35 cm. List of names on verso of leaf. 2 digital pages.
    • Antonio Patrick Walsh Papers, 1789-1826.

    • Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish. Slavery--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish. Plantations--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.
    • A native of Dublin, Ireland, Antonio Patrick Walsh served in the Spanish military and in the militia of colonial Louisiana under Spanish rule. He later became involved in shipping, serving Spanish commercial interests in the Caribbean and Mexico as...
    • 2 v.
    • Arrete portant nomination d'un commandant des milices

    • Bellechasse, Joseph Deville de Goutin, 1761-ca. 1840; Colonial administrators--France; Colonial administrators--Louisiana; African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century; New Orleans (La.)--Militia
    • Order appointing Joseph Deville de Goutin Bellechasse to commander of the militia companies and inspector of the campaigns of free African American men. Signed by Pierre-Clement de Laussat, colonial prefect. Also signed by Daugenot, secretary of...
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 33 cm.
    • Attestation, 1804 Feb. 6

    • Trudeau, Charles Laveau, ca. 1750-1816;Favrot, Pierre-Joseph, b. 1749;Land grants;Louisiana--History--1803-1865;Favrot family;Land settlement--Louisiana--History--19th century;Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th century;
    • Attestation, in Spanish, of a 1799 land grant issued to Pedro Favrot. The document refers to a plat of land in the Baton Rouge District, for Pedro Favrot, surveyed by Don Carlos Trudeau [i.e. Charles L. Trudeau], surveyor general of Spanish...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf ; 33 x 40 cm. folded to 33 x 20 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Bill, 1801 Feb. 9

    • Invoices--Louisiana; Military deserters--United States; Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813; Desertion, Military--United States--History; Rapides Parish (La.)--History--19th century; Loftis Heights (Miss.)
    • Valenten Layssard, was a Spanish army captain at Tapides Post, Louisiana. An itemized list of expenses incurred by Layssard for the capture, guard, and return of American military deserters from the command of Major Pike [i. e. Zebulon M. Pike],...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 32 cm. Title on p. [2] of leaf: Capt. B. Layssard's Bill of expenses on deserters, des 365. 2 digital pages.
    • Bishop Chase's reminiscences: an autobiography, v. 1

    • Jubilee College, Peoria County, Ill; Episcopal Church--Louisiana
    • Bishop Chase's reminiscences: an autobiography. 2d ed. comprising a history of the principal events in the author's life to A. D. 1847. With a portrait and four engravings. In two volumes. Vol. I. "The present edition ... will be found to embrace...
    • xii, 548 p. : port. ; 24 cm.
    • Bishop Chase's Reminiscences: an autobiography, Vol. 2

    • Jubilee College, Peoria County, Ill; Episcopal Church--Louisiana
    • 2d ed: comprising a history of the principal events in the author's life to A.D. 1847 ...
    • v, 564 p. : ills., plates ; 24 cm. Charter of Jubilee College: v. 2, p.[561]-563. Originally issued in numbers: no.1-2, Peoria, Ill., S. H. Davis, printer, 1841; [no.3-4, Peoria (?) Ill., S. H. Davis, printer (?) 1842 (?)]; no.5-7, New York, R....
    • Certificate, 1801 Nov. 7

    • Certificates;Capuchins--Louisiana;Walsh, Antonio Patrick;Catholic Church--Louisiana;Priests--Louisiana--History--19th century;Catholic men--Religious life;
    • Father Antonio de Sedella of the Capuchin Order, certifies that Antonio P. Walsh, a captain in the colonial Louisiana militia, has performed all duties of the Christian faith during his time in the colony. Certificate was written at New Orleans.
    • 1 p. on 1 leaf ; 32 x 38 cm. folded to 32 x 19 cm. 1 digital page.
    • Certificate, 1802 Dec. 10

    • Certificates;Louisiana--History, Military--19th century;Soldiers--Louisiana;Louisiana. Militia;Florida Parishes (La.)--History--19th century;Naturalization records--Louisiana;
    • Certificate by Andres Lopes Armesto, Secretary to the Governor of Louisiana and West Florida, that A. P. Walsh was naturalized in 1789 and of his zeal in the performance of duty as an officer in the Louisiana militia. A. P. Walsh was a planter of...
    • 1 leaf ; 29 cm. 1 digital page.
    • Certificate, 1802 Jan. 19

    • Certificates;Merchants--Louisiana;Merchants--Pennsylvania;Shipping--Louisiana--New Orleans;Roebuck (Ship);New Orleans (La.)--Commerce;Philadelphia (Pa.)--Commerce;
    • Certificate for merchandise shipped on the ship "Roebuck" by Philadelphia merchants, and delivered at the Port of New Orleans for John B. Labatut, a New Orleans merchant.
    • [3] p. on 1 leaf ; 45 x 26 cm. folded to 23 X 26 cm. 3 digital pages.
    • Certification, 1802 Aug. 31

    • Sandoval, Juan;Translators--United States;Indians of North America;Spain--Colonies--Louisiana;Fort of Apalachez;Louisiana--History--19th century;
    • Certification (in Spanish) of the salary of Juan Sandoval, interpreter for the Indians at the Fort of Apalachez; signed by Francisco G. de Arroyo, commissioner of the Spanish Royal Treasury.
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 31 x 43 cm. folded to 31 x 21 cm. Verso of leaf: No. 321, M. B. ... 2 digital pages.
    • Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America nebst Louisiana und Florida

    • United States--Maps;
    • Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America nebst Louisiana und Florida, nach Murdochischer Projection und den neuesten astronomischen Ortsbestimmungen. Entworfen und gezeichnet von F.L. Gèussefeld und nach den Entdeckunge der Hrn. Lewis,...
    • 1 map : hand col. ; 55 x 69 cm. Scale 1:2,550,000 ; Murdoch proj. Relief shown in hachures. 1 digital page.
    • Civil suit record no. 100, Paul Lanuse v. Peter Lanalde, 1805

    • Lanalde, Peter--Trials, litigation, etc.; Lanuse, Paul--Trials, litigation, etc.; Promissory notes--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute over payment of a promissory note for $60 written by Peter Lanalde to Paul Lanuse. Petition for plaintiff written by B. Caune. Summons, written by Thomas S. Kennedy. On Nov. 2, 1805, Judge James Workman ruled for the plaintiff in the...
    • 1 item (6 p.) ; 32 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 101, Catherine Villeroy v. Raphael Perdomo, 1805

    • Gravier, Jean, 1738 or 9-1834; Paillet, John; Perdomo, Raphael--Trials, litigation, etc.; Villeroy, Catherine--Trials, litigation etc.; Mortgages--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute in which Catherine Villeroy, wife of John Paillet, sought $416 from Raphael Perdomo for a mortgage on a house and slave and a security given for Jean Gravier. File contains petition, affidavit, order for seizure, and judgement. Petition...
    • 1 item (11 p.) ; 36 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 102, Paul Lanuse v. Raphael Perdomo, 1805

    • Lanuse, Paul--Trials, litigation, etc.; Perdomo, Raphael--Trials, litigation, etc.; Delivery of goods--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains petition, summons, judgement and fieri facias. Petition, written by B. Caune, sought payment of $55 from Raphael Perdomo for merchandise delivered to him by Paul Lanuse on Sept. 1, 1805. Judge James Workman ruled for the plaintiff in...
    • 1 item (7 p.) ; 39 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 103, Pierre Dulcide Barron v. Bernard Casson, 1805

    • Casson, Bernard--Trials, litigation, etc.; Accounts receivable--Louisiana; Merchants--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute between Pierre Dulcide Barron and Bernard Casson regarding an outstanding account of $349 for merchandise purchased from Barron. File contains account inventory, petition, summons and answer. Account inventory, written by Barron and dated...
    • 1 item (8 p.) ; 32 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 105, City of New Orleans v. Lazarus Latil, 1805

    • Latil, Lazarus--Trials, litigation, etc.; New Orleans (La.)--Trials, litigation, etc.; Markets--Louisiana--New Orleans; Rent--Louisiana--New Orleans; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute between the City of New Orleans and Lazarus Latil over the rent of the collection of taxes of the public market. Latil leased this for the sum of $10,300 for one year beginning Jan. 23, 1805. The city's petition, written by P. Derbigny,...
    • 1 item (10 p.) ; 39 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 106, Elijah Brown, for the use of William Montgomery, v. Alexander Bailey,...

    • Bailey, Alexander--Trials, litigation, etc.; Montgomery, William; John Poultney, Jr. & Co.; Bills of exchange--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains petition, affidavits and summons. Petition, written by E. Bradish, sought payment of $955.97, the balance on a Bill of exchange from Alexander Bailey. Affidavit of J. Leblanc, a justice of the peace. Affidavit of Elijah Brown sworn...
    • 1 item (6 p.) ; 34 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 107, David Cummins and James Coin v. James Berthould, 1805

    • Arnaule, Felix; Berthould, James--Trials, litigation, etc.; Boats; Mississippi River--Description and travel; Ohio River--Description and travel; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute regarding a contract David Cummins and James Coin had with James Berthould to travel on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers in his boat. File contains petition, judgement, affidavits, attachment, answer and fieri facias. Petition is not signed...
    • 1 item (10 p.) ; 39 cm. folded to 22 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 108, Elijah Brown, for the use of William Montgomery, v. Alexander Bailey,...

    • Bailey, Alexander--Trials, litigation, etc.; Montgomery, William; John Poultney, Jr. & Co.; Appellate procedure--Louisiana; Bail--Louisiana; Bills of exchange--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains petition, affidavit, two summons, petition for appeal and appeal bond. Petition, written by E. Bradish, sought payment from Alexander Bailey of a $955.57 balance on a Bill of exchange. Affidavit of Brown sworn before Andrew Burk,...
    • 1 item (10 p.) ; 35 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 10A, Pierre Dulcide Barron v. Pierre Jardinier, 1805

    • Barron, Pierre Dulcide--Trials, litigation, etc.; Jardinier, Pierre--Trials, litigation, etc.; Accounts receivable--Louisiana; Delivery of goods--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute over payment of an account for $64 for goods delivered to Pierre Jardinier by Pierre Dulcide Barron. File contains petition, judgement and summons. Petition written by B. Caune on behalf of Barron. Summons written by Thomas S. Kennedy. ...
    • 1 item (5 p.) 33 cm. or smaller

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