Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



Browsing items in: Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Collection

(931 results)



Display: 50

    • Letter, 1814 Sept. 28

    • Letters; Louisiana--History--1803-1865; Winter, Gab. (Gabriel); Louisiana. Militia; Willis, William, d. ca. 1821
    • William Willis was a colonel in the Louisiana Militia during the War of 1812 and later a Concordia Parish sheriff. Letter to William Willis, Vidalia, from A. Cranton, Jr., Natchez, requiring the signature of Captain Winter [i. e. Gabriel Winter].
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 17 X 22 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Letter, 1813 Nov. 23

    • Willis, William, d. ca. 1821; Letters; Soldiers--Louisiana; United States--History--War of 1812; Louisiana. Militia
    • William Willis was a colonel in the Louisiana Militia during the War of 1812 and later a Concordia Parish sheriff. Letter to William Willis, Concordia, form John Milliken, Port Gibson, reporting the number of men drafted for Willis' command.
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 32 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Letter, 1810 Oct. 29

    • Willis, John B.; Letters; Slaves--clothing; Slave trade--Louisiana--History--19th century; Slavery--Economic aspects--Louisiana
    • William Willis was a colonel in the Louisiana Militia during the War of 1812 and later a Concordia Parish sheriff. His brother, John B. Willis, was an attorney of Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi. Letter from William Willis, Camp,...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 25 X 40 cm. folded to 25 X 20 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Letter, 1815 Jan. 12

    • Willis, William; New Orleans (La.), Battle of, 1815--Personal narratives; Soldiers--Louisiana
    • William Willis was a colonel in the Louisiana Militia during the War of 1812 and later a Concordia Parish sheriff. A letter to William Willis, Natchez, MS, from Gab [i. e., Gabriel] Winter, New Orleans, providing an eye-witness account of the...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf; 25 X 40 cm. folded to 25 X 20 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Report, 1815 Feb. 23

    • Soldiers--Louisiana; Camp Morgan (La.); Reports; New Orleans (La.), Battle of, 1815; Louisiana. Militia
    • William Willis served as a colonel in the Louisiana Militia during the War of 1812; he later held the position of Concordia Parish sheriff. Morning report for the regiment of the Louisiana Militia under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Willis, at...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 32 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Letter 1812 Apr. 8

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Great Britain--Foreign relations--United States; United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain; United States--Foreign relations--To 1865; Embargo; War, Declaration of--United States--History
    • William W. Bibb was a United States reprsentative and senator from Georgia. The letter, written from Washington, D. C. to Levin Wailes of Opelousas, Louisiana, discusses the United States diplomatic crisis with Britain, a ninety day embargo, and...
    • [4] p. of 1 leaf; 24 X 39 cm. folded to 24 X 20 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Letter book, 1807-1820. Machette, William

    • Touro, Judah, 1775-1854; Shipping--Louisiana; Merchants--Louisiana; Shipping; Embargo, 1807-1809; Commerce--Louisiana--New Orleans; New Orleans (La.)--Economic conditions--19th century; Letter books
    • William Machette was a ship owner of Boston, Massachusetts. This letter book was kept by William Machette, containing handwritten copies of letters to business associates in various parts of the world, including several letters to Judah Touro of...
    • 1 v. 124 digital pages.
    • Letter, 1811 May 31

    • Education--Louisiana--Attakapas District;Louisiana. Governor (1804-1816 : Claiborne);Letters;Duralde, Martin;Lewis, Seth;Olivier, Major;Attakapas District (La.)--History--19th century;School administrators--Louisiana--Attakapas District;
    • William C. C. Claiborne served as governor of the Territory of Orleans, 1803-1812, and as governor of the state of Louisiana, 1812-1816. Letter (in French), to Martin Duralde, Seth Lewis, and Major Olivier concerns the appointment of commissioners...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 33 x 39 cm. folded to 33 x 20 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Militia general orders, head quarters New Orleans, 1813 Dec. 25

    • Louisiana. Militia;War and emergency powers--United States--History;Louisiana--History--1803-1865;War--Protection of civilians;Soldiers--Louisiana;Laneuville, A.;
    • William C. C. Claiborne served as governor of the Territory of Orleans, 1803-1812, and as governor of the state of Louisiana, 1812-1816. General order (broadside) by Governor William C. C. Claiborne for an auxiliary militia force to be continued in...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 43 cm. Caption title. 2 digital pages.
    • Letter, 1812 Sept. 29

    • Holmes, David, 1770-1832; Choctaw Indians; Pearl River (Miss. and La.); Choctaw Indians--Government relations--1789-1869; Indian agents--Mississippi; Indians of North America--Louisiana; Indians, Treatment of--North America; Favre, Simon, b. 1760;...
    • William C. C. Claiborne served as governor of the Territory of Orleans, 1803-1812, and as governor of the state of Louisiana, 1812-1816. Claiborne's letter from New Orleans, to Governor David Holmes of the Territory of Mississippi concerns...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf; 25 X 40 cm. folded to 25 x 20 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Criminal case file no. 221, Territory of Orleans v. Andre, a Negro slave, 1811

    • Andre--Trials, litigation ,etc.; Slaves--Louisiana--Social conditions--19th century; Trials (Assault and battery)
    • Warrant issued by Judge L. Moreau Lislet for Andre, slave of the plantation of the [Nunns?] for assault of the plantation's overseer. Issued June 29, 1811. Noted that Andre committed by Judge Moreau on Aug. 1, 1811.
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 25 cm.
    • War In Disguise; Or, The Frauds Of The Neutral Flags.

    • United States--Foreign relations--1801-1809; Great Britain--Foreign relations--1789-1820; United States--Commerce; Neutrality
    • War in disguise. The frauds of the neutral flags.
    • [v]-vi, [1], 215 p. ; 21 cm. References: Shaw & Shoemaker 11409; Sabin 91247. 219 digital pages.
    • Vue de la colonie espagnole du Mississipi, ou des provinces de Louisiane el Floride Occidentale,...

    • Louisiana--Description and travel--To 1803; Mississippi River Valley--Description and travel--To 1803; West Florida--Description and travel--To 1803
    • Vue de la colonie espagnole du Mississipi, ou des provinces de Louisiane el Floride Occidentale, en L'année 1802, par un observateur résident sur les lieux. Ouvrage accompagné de deux cartes dressées avec soin, et artistement gravées et...
    • xx, 318, 5, p. : 2 folded col. maps ; 20 cm. 343 digital pages.
    • Voyage dans les deux Louisianes

    • Louisiana--Description and travel--To 1803; Mississippi River Valley--Description and travel--To 1803; Ohio River Valley--Description and travel--To 1803; Indians of North America
    • Voyage dans les deux Louisianes, et chez les nations sauvages du Missouri, par les États-Unis, l'Ohio et les provinces qui le bordent, en 1801, 1802 et 1803; avec un apperçu des moeurs, des usages, du caractère et des coutumes religieuses et...
    • x, 479 p. ; 19 cm. 495 digital pages.
    • Voyage au Nouveay-Mexique, à la suite d'une expédition ordonnée par le gouvernement des...

    • West (U. S.)--Description and travel; United States--Discoveries in geography; Mississippi River--Description and travel; New Mexico--Description and travel; Louisiana--Discovery and exploration
    • Voyage au Nouveau-Mexique, à la suite d'une expédition ordonnée par le gouvernement des États-Unis, pour reconnoître les sources des rivières Arkansas, Kansès, La Plate, et Pierre-Jaune, dans l'intérieur de la Louisiane occidentale....
    • xiv, 368 p. ; 21 cm. Errata on first leaf. Translation of: 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 ... 382 digital pages.
    • Voyage au Nouveau-Mexique, à la suite d'une expédition ordonnée par le gouvernement des...

    • West (U. S.)--Description and travel; United States--Discoveries in geography; Mississippi River--Description and travel; New Mexico--Description and travel; Louisiana--Discovery and exploration
    • Voyage au Nouveau-Mexique, à la suite d'une expédition ordonnée par le gouvernement des États-Unis, pour reconnoître les sources des rivières Arkansas, Kansès, La Plate, et Pierre-Jaune, dans l'intérieur de la Louisiane occidentale....
    • xiv, 368 p. ; 21 cm. Errata on first leaf. Translation of: 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 ... 382 digital pages.
    • The Journal of Andrew Ellicott

    • Southern boundary of the United States; Geographical positions--Southern States; Mississippi River Valley--Description and travel; Florida; Southern States--Description and travel; Southern States; Florida--Description and travel
    • vii, 299, 151 p. fold. illus., fold. maps. 26 cm.
    •  
    • Views of Louisiana; Together With A Journal Of A Voyage Up The Missouri River, In 1811

    • Louisiana Purchase; Louisiana--Discovery and exploration; Mississippi River--Discovery and exploration; Missouri River--Discovery and exploration; West (U. S.)--Discovery and exploration; Indians of North America; Mississippi River Valley
    • Views of Louisiana. Together with a Journal of a voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811, by H. M. Brackenridge, Esq.
    • 304 p. ; 22 cm. References: Wagner-Camp (4th ed.), 12:1. 298 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.
    • Letter, 1801 Feb. 9

    • Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813; Military deserters--United States; Desertion, Military--United States--History; Louisiana--History--To 1803; Loftis Heights (Miss.); Rapides Parish (La.)--History--19th century
    • Valenten Layssard, was a Spanish army captain at Rapides Post, Louisiana. Letter from Valenten Layssard, Rapides, Louisiana, to Major Pike [i. e. Zebulon M. Pike], the American commandant at Loftis Heights, Mississippi, concerning the return of...
    • [3] p. on 2 leaves; 23 cm. 3 digital pages.
    • Instructions from the inhabitants of the territory of Orleans, to their representatives in the...

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865
    • Urges "a repeal of the 20th chapter of the act of the first legislature of this territory, for dividing the same into counties, and for establishing inferior courts of justice; at least as far as it relates to the country"--p. 2.
    • 14 p. ; 20 cm. Caption title. Foote and Jumonville both give imprint date as 1804. Book is bound with: Poydras, Julien. A speech by Mr. Poydras ... after the governor's address had been delivered, on the 4th of December, 1804. References: Foote,...
    • United States of America, southern part

    • Southern States--Maps;Louisiana--Maps;West Florida--Maps;
    • United States of America, southern part, drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Hebert ; Neele, sculpt. Shows Virginia to Florida, west to Louisiana.
    • 1 map : hand col. ; 51 x 69 cm. Scale ca. 1:2,154,240 (W 92p0s--W 76p0s/N 38p0s--N 30p0s). Relief shown pictorially. Detached from A modern atlas / J. Pinkerton. Philadelphia : T. Dobson, 1818. No. 42. "Pinkerton's modern atlas"--Upper margin. 1...
    • Engraving of William C. C. Claiborne, 18--?

    • Engravings;Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817--Portraits;Duval, Ambrose;Governors--Louisiana;
    • Undated engraving of William C. C. Claiborne, by J.B. Longacre from a miniature by A. Duval. Claiborne served as a judge in the Superior Court of Tennessee in 1796. He became governor of the Territory of Mississippi in 1801 and was appointed to...
    • 1 item : engraving ; 28 cm. 1 digital page. Below the bust engraving is Claiborne's signature.
    • Letter, 1810 Aug. 25

    • Letters;Skipwith, Fulwar, 1765-1839;Thomas, Philemon, 1763-1847;Florida Parishes (La.)--History;West Florida--History--19th century;Louisiana--History, Military--19th century;Soldiers--Louisiana;Louisiana. Militia;
    • Typescript of letter of Carlos i.e. Charles Delassus, Baton Rouge, to members of the House of Representatives convention of delegates from the Florida Parishes meeting at St. John's Plains, concerning being provided arms; plans of a defense; Don...
    • To view typescript, click the "Transcription and/or Translation link". Original manuscript too fragile to be digitized, so this typescript was prepared. Also available on microfilm through LSU Libraries.
    • Plat, 1843 Jan. 25

    • Plats;Land settlement--Louisiana--History--19th century;Surveys (land);East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Surveys;Bouligny, Ursino;Bouligny, Dominique, 1773-1833;Andry, Gilberto;Labatut, John B.;
    • True copy of plat and survey of land of Gilberto Andry and Ursino Bouligny, 1808, copy made 1843. The 2000 arpanes was granted to Ursino Bouligny on Dec. 18, 1808, on a plot of land situated in the District of Baton Rouge bordering lands of...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf ; 34 x 43 cm. folded to 34 x 22 cm. Scale ca. 1:200. 1 in. to 200 Perchas. 4 digital pages.
    • Plat, field notes, etc. of Lafayette warrant no. 4, Feb. 11, 1808

    • Plats;Surveys (land);Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834;Louisiana--Surveys;Pointe Coupee Parish (La.)--Surveys;Boyd, R. W., surveyor general;Pradelles, Benedicte van;
    • True copy of a survey of a tract of land near the Mississippi River, Pointe Coupee, Eastern District of Territory of Orleans, for Major General La Fayette, made by C. [Charles] Morgan. In recognition for his military service and monetary support of...
    • [3] p. on 1 leaf ; 42 x 54 cm. folded to 42 x 27 cm. Scale not given. Title from p. [3]. 3 digital pages.
    • Travels through the Two Louisianas...

    • Indians of North America
    • Travels through the two Louisianas and among the savage nations of the Missouri, also, in the United States, along the Ohio, and the adjacent provinces, in 1801, 1802, & 1803. With a sketch of the manners, customs, character, and the civil and...
    • 106, [2] p. ; 21 cm. Translation of: Voyage dans les deux Louisianes. 107 digital pages.
    • Travels in the Interior Parts of America

    • Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806); West (U. S.)--Description and travel; Clark, William, 1770-1883; Indians of North America; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809; Sibley, John, 1757-1837; Dunbar, William, 1749-1810;...
    • Travels in the interior parts of America; communicating discoveries made in exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar; with a statistical account of the countries adjacent. As laid...
    • 24, 17-116 p. : fold. tab. ; 22 cm. Original edition, Washington, 1806, published under title: Message from the President of the United States communicating discoveries made in exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita. Folded table follows p....
    • Second Voyage à la Louisiane, faisant suite au premier de l'auteur de 1794 à 1798....

    • Louisiana--Description and travel--To 1803; Goujon de Grondel, Jean Philippe, b. 1714; Materia medica, Vegetable; Medicinal plants
    • Tome premier: Second voyage à la Louisiane, faisant suite au premier de l'auteur de 1794 à 1798. Contenant la vie militaire du général Grondel ... qui commanda long-temps à la Louisiane ... un détail sur les productions les plus avantageuses,...
    • 2 v. : fold. tab. ; 21 cm. Half title: Second voyage à la Louisiane. Handwritten note (in French) above half title of v. 1. P. 123 of v.1 is misprinted as 133. 846 digital pages.
    • Tierras realesegas en cos anos citados de 1797 of 1802 me dedos despraes para D i.e. Don pedro...

    • Surveys (land);Plats;Land settlement--Louisiana;Argotè, Pedro Marin;Landowners--Louisiana--Florida Parishes;Hickey, Daniel, d.1808;Hickey, Philip, 1778-1859;
    • Title translated: Royal lands located in the years 1797 and 1802, surveyed later for Mr. Pedro Marin de Argotè. Other title: Florida occidental districto de Baton Rouge. Survey of land located along the Mississippi River in West Florida, District...
    • 1 leaf ; 32 cm. Scale ca. 1:67. 1 in. to 67 perchas de paris. Title from caption. Author unknown. 1 digital page.
    • Land grant, 1804 Jul. 3

    • Son, Antonio;Land grants--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish;Land titles--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish;Trudeau, Charles Laveau, ca. 1750-1816;
    • Title for land in West Feliciana Parish granted to Antonio Son by the Spanish government. Mentions survey drawn up by Don Carlos Trudeau [i.e. Charles L. Trudeau], surveyor general of Spanish Louisiana.
    • [7] p. on 2 leaves ; 32 x 44 cm. folded to 32 x 22 cm. Holograph, signed by Juan Ventura Morales; additions signed by Gilberto Leonardo [i.e. Gilbert Leonard] and Carlos Ximenez. 7 digital pages.
    • Criminal case file no. 175, Territory of Orleans v. Hill and Anderson, 1810

    • Orleans gazette, and commercial advertiser (New Orleans , La. : 1804); Contempt of court--Louisiana; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers
    • Three affidavits concerning the case Territory of Orleans v. Hill and Anderson. Affidavit of Alfred Hennen, sworn before Thomas S. Kennedy on Aug. 22, 1810, charges that John Hill and Thomas Anderson published material in the Orleans Gazette...
    • 1 item (5 p.) ; 32 cm. x 40 cm.
    • Letter, 1814 July 27

    • Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865;Letters;Yellow fever--Louisiana--New Orleans;Louisiana--History--1803-1865;Ethnicity--Louisiana;British Americans--Louisiana;Spanish Americans--Louisiana;French Americans--Louisiana;United...
    • Thomas Bolling Robertson was born in Prince George County, Va., graduated from William and Mary College in 1795, and practiced law in Virginia until he moved to the Territory of Orleans in 1805. In 1807, Thomas Jefferson appointed him secretary of...
    • 1 leaf ; 25 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Plan du releve des Barraques situes sur le Qauy de la Ville de la Nouvelle Orleans

    • Barracks; New Orleans (La.)--Maps--19th century; Plazas--Louisiana--New Orleans--Jackson Square
    • This plan, removed from the Superior Court case "The Mayor, Alderman, and Inhabitants of New Orleans v. John Marie Henry, Philip Harty, et al.," is a manuscript copy of the original signed by Jacques Tanesse. Shows lines of levee with ten...
    • 1 mss. map : col. ; 21 x 39 cm. ; Mounted on fabric ; Scale indeterminable.
    • Recorder (Boston, Mass.), 1816 Feb. 14

    • Congregational churches--Periodicals;Spain--Foreign relations--United States;United States--Foreign relations--Spain;Louisiana--History--1803-1865;Florida Parishes (La.)--History--19th century;
    • This issue of The Recorder (Feb. 14, 1816) contains a letter by James Monroe, Secretary of State, concerning the United States' relationship with Spain in regard to the Republic of West Florida. The serial is also known as, the Boston recorder.
    • v. 1, no. 7. 3 digital pages.
    • Ordinance, 1804 March 16

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865;Collel, Francisco;Cruzat, John Joseph;Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865;Laws;Louisiana--History, Military--19th century;
    • This copy of an ordinance was issued by the Marquis de Casa Calvo and signed by Francisco Collell and John Joseph Cruzat, captains of the Regiment Infantry of Louisiana. The document requests permission for leave for several regiment officials at a...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf ; 22 x 34 cm. folded to 22 x 17 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Civil suit record no. 34, Pierre Dulcide Barron v. John McLarin, 1805

    • Barron, Pierre Dulcide--Trials, litigation, etc.; Cenas, Blaise, d. 1812; McLarin, John--Trials, litigation, etc.; Accounts--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • The subject of this suit is unclear because the petition is damaged. File contains petition, judgement, summons and fieri facias. Petition, written on behalf of plaintiff by B. Caune, says that John McLarin owed Pierre Dulcide Barron $80 from an...
    • 1 item (7 p.) ; 39 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Letter, 1815 Mar. 1

    • Fort Daarby (La.); Fort Bowyer (Ala.); Gaines, Edmund Pendleton, 1777-1849; Louisiana--History--War of 1812--Personal narratives; Louisiana Purchase; Military bases--Louisiana--History--19th century; Bayous--Louisiana; Great Britain--History,...
    • The letter, written from Opelousas, Louisiana, to dear sir, relates William Darby's association with General Edmund Pendleton Gaines in the construction of Fort Darby ar the confluence of Bayou Terre, Bayou Boeuf, and Lake Levy. The letter...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf; 33 X 40 cm. folded to 33 X 20 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Land grant, 1794

    • Archinard, Cesario;
    • The land grant, signed by Luis Héctor Barón de Carondelet, the Spanish Governor of Louisiana, 1792-1797, awards land in Rapides Parish to Cesario Archinard, a resident of New Orleans. The land was surveyed by Carlos Trudeau, surveyor general of...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf ; 34 x 45 cm. folded to 34 x 23 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • History of Louisiana, or of the western parts of Virginia and Carolina...

    • Louisiana--History--To 1803; Louisiana--Description and travel; Natural history--Louisiana; Indians of North America--Mississippi River Valley
    • The history of Louisiana, or of the western parts of Virginia and Carolina: containing a description of the countries that lie on both sides of the River Missisippi [sic]: with an account of the settlements, inhabitants, soil, climate, and...
    • xxxvi, 387 p. : 2 fold. maps ; 22 cm. French original published in 1758. 429 digital pages.
    • Contract, 1804 Nov. 5

    • Contracts;Construction contracts--Louisiana and Building--Specifications--Louisiana;Barrow family;Highland plantation (La.);Plantations--Louisiana--Florida Parishes;Plantation owners--Louisiana--Florida Parishes;Plantation owners--Louisiana--West...
    • The Barrow family moved to the area known as Nuevo Feliciana in 1799, and built several plantation houses, one of which is the Highland plantation. Highland was built by William Barrow ca. 1804, and originally named Locust Ridge. It was eventually...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 32 cm. 2 digital pages.

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK