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    • Mr. Quincy's Speech

    • Statehood (American politics)--Speeches in Congress; Louisiana--History--1803-1812--Sources; Louisiana--History; Louisiana--History--1803-1812
    • 19 p. ; 20 cm.
    • Caption title.
    • 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....
    • Reflections, on the cession of Louisiana to the United States

    • Louisiana Purchase
    • "Proof [of authorship] ... I have Tucker's copy. In his own handwriting ... [appears] under the word Sylvestris, S. G. Tucker. Written at Elm Hill, near Staunton, August 1803 " (Letter from C. Leigh Riley, Richmond, Va., March 26, 1935)
    • 27 p. ; 23 cm. 26 digital pages.
    • Concordia resolutions of May 1815

    • Broadsides;Concordia Parish (La.)--Police Jury--Resolutions;Concordia Parish (La.)--Appropriations and expenditures;Taxation--Louisiana--Concordia Parish;Roads--Louisiana--Maintenance and repair;Bridges--Louisiana--Maintenance and repair;Public...
    • A broadside listing resolutions passed by the Concordia Police Jury, signed by John Perkins, president, attested by James W. Denny, secretary. The resolutions include imposing taxes; repair of roads, bridges, and public buildings; re-routing...
    • 1 leaf ; 39 X 19 cm. Caption title. 1 digital page.
    • Lots for sale, ca. 1803-1809

    • Broadsides;Real estate listings--Louisiana--Baton Rouge;Real property--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--19th century;Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th century;
    • A broadside of lots for sale in Baton Rouge, posted by Elie i.e. Elias Beauregard to the public, includes descriptions of the lots and refers to a recent advertisement of the lots. In 1806 Captain Elias Beauregard offered the citizens of Baton...
    • 1 broadside. French and English on opposite pages.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Conveyance, 1809 Jan. 6

    • Conveyances;Carter, Parson;Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th century;Devall, Richard;
    • A conveyance of land from David White, of New Feliciana, to Parson Carter. The conveyance, registered in the District of Baton Rouge, bears the signature of four witnesses, one of which is Richard Devall.
    • 1 leaf ; 31 cm. 1 digital page.
    • 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.
    • New map of part of the United States of North America

    • South Atlantic States--Maps;Bahamas--Maps;Territory of Orleans--Maps;West Florida--Maps;Louisiana--Maps;
    • A new map of part of the United States of North America, containing the Carolinas and Georgia, also the Floridas and part of the Bahama Islands &c. From the latest authorities, by John Cary, engraver. From: Cary's new universal atlas / J. Cary....
    • 1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 50 cm. Scale ca. 1:4,245,120 (W 93°--W 75°/N 36°--N 24°). Relief shown pictorially. 1 digital page.
    • Review of the cause of the New Orleans batture

    • New Orleans Batture (La.);New Orleans (La.)--History;Thierry, C.--Examination of the claim of the United States ... to the batture;Derbigny, P. (Pierre), 1767-1829. Réfutation du Mémoire en forme de consultation;
    • A review of the cause of the New Orleans batture and of the discussions that have taken place respecting it, containing answers to the late publications of Messrs. Thierry & Derbigny on that subject.
    • 52 p. ; 21. cm. Handwritten note on verso of t.p. 53 digital pages.
    • Letter, 1808 Apr. 14

    • Correspondence
    • A sales letter concerning commodities from Wilhem and Jan Willink, Amsterdam, Holland to Meeker, Williamson and Patton, cerchants of New Orleans.
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf; 25 X 42 cm. folded to 25 X 21 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Slave Bill of sale, 1814 Aug. 2

    • Slave bills of sale--Louisiana; Slaveholders--Louisiana--History--19th century; Villier, Louis; King, George, Judge; Saint Landry Parish (La.)--History--19th century; Saint Martin Parish (La.)--History--19th century; DeBlanc, Louis;...
    • A slave Bill of sale by Mrs. Marie Jeanne Villier of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana to Louis LeBlanc of St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Four witnesses signed the Bill of sale, Louis Villier, husband of Marie Villier, and George King (Judge), in...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 31 X 40 cm. folded to 31 X 20 cm. On p. [2] of leaf: Vente de Raymond. 2 digital pages.
    • Estate of the late Gov. Charles de Grand-Pré with Philip Hicky in a/c, 1810 Apr.

    • Accounts; Receipts; Grand-Pré, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809; Military governors--Louisiana; Claims against descendents estates--Louisiana--History--19th century; Estate settlement costs--Louisiana
    • Account of estate of Charles de Grand-Pré, Spanish Governor and Commandant of the District of Baton Rouge, 1798-1808, to Philip Hicky, planter of East Baton Rouge Parish and participandt in the West Florida Rebellion of 1810.
    • 1 leaf; 15 X 41 cm. Verso of leaf: Gov. Grand-Pré in a/c with Philip Hickey. 2 digital pages.
    • Inventory, 1808 Oct. 25

    • Inventories;Fulton, Samuel;Military governors--Louisiana;
    • Account of estate of Charles de Grand-Pré, Spanish Governor and Commandant of the District of Baton Rouge, 1798-1808, to Philip Hicky, planter of East Baton Rouge Parish and participant in the West Florida Rebellion of 1810.
    • 1 leaf ; 31 cm. Holograph, in ink, with an endorsement by Grand-Pré written in French. 1 digital page.
    • Estate if Governor de Grand-Pré to Samuel Fulton (as esecutor), 1812 May 21

    • Accounts;Grand-Pré, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809;Military governors--Louisiana;Estate settlement costs;
    • Account of estate of Charles de Grand-Pré, Spanish Governor and Commandant of the District of Baton Rouge, 1798-1808, to Samuel Fulton, executor.
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 32 x 39 cm. "Gov. Grand Pré Estate in ... with Sam. Fulton acting executor"--P. 2. 3 digital pages.
    • Estate of the late Governor de Grand-Pré, 1811 Apr. 1

    • Accounts;Receipts;Grand-Pré, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809;Military governors--Louisiana;Claims against descendents estates--Louisiana--History--19th century;Estate settlement costs;
    • Account of estate of Charles de Grande-Pré, Spanish Governor and Commandant of the District of Baton Rouge, 1798-1808, to Philip Hicky, planter of East Baton Rouge Parish and participant in the West Florida Rebellion of 1810.
    • 1 leaf ; 35 cm. 1 digital page.
    • Estate of Governor de Grand-Pré to Samuel Fulton (as executor), 1803 Mar.

    • Accounts; Grand-Pré, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809; Military governors--Louisiana; Receipts; Claims against descendents estates--Louisiana--History--19 century; Estate settlement costs--Louisiana
    • Account of estate of Charles de Grande-Pré, Spanish Governor and Commandant of the District of Baton Rouge, 1798-1808, to Samuel Fulton, executor.
    • [2] p. of 1 leaf; 33 X 40 cm. folded to 33 X 20 cm. 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.
    • Succession paper, 1805 May 10

    • Grand-Pre, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809;Slaves--Louisiana;Affidavits;Slaveholders--Louisiana;Bookter, Alexander;
    • Affidavits of Ann Liles, William Liles, and John Mink regarding ownership of slaves and other property in the estate of Alexander Bookter, slaveholder of Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana. Slaves were willed to Mary Dawkins by her father, George...
    • 4 leaves ; 34 cm. 4 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Civil suit record no. C, Joseph Wiltz v. James Enoul Livaudais, [1805]

    • Livaudais, James Enoul--Trials, litigation, etc.; Maxent, Antoine; Maxent, Maximilian; Wiltz, Joseph--Trials, litigation, etc.; Winfred, Philip--Trials, litigation, etc.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century; Trials--Louisiana
    • Answer of James Enoul Livaudais to the petition of Joseph Wiltz regarding the ownership of two slaves, Antoine and Maximilian Maxent. Noted that Philip Winfred was the original plaintiff. Written by J.H. de Mahy Desmontils.
    • 1 item (3 p.) ; 33 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 76, Philip Winfred v. James Livaudais, Jr., 1805

    • Alexandre; Antoine; Bella; Livaudais, James Enoul--Trials, litigation, etc.; Pedesclaux, Pedro; Wiltz, Joseph; Winfred, Philip--Trials, litigation, etc.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century; Trials--Louisiana
    • Answer of James Enoul Livaudais written by P. Derbigny in the suit Philip Winfred v. James Livaudais, Jr. The document discusses the ownership of three slaves, Bella, Antoine and Alexandre. Filed Aug. 16, 1805.
    • 1 item (4 p.) ; 30 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 393, John Gravier v. John Watkins, 1806

    • Gravier, Jean, 1738 or 9-1834--Trials, litigation, etc.; Watkins, John, d. 1812--Trials, litigation, etc.; Trials--Louisiana
    • Answer of John Watkins, written by attorney J.W. Gurley, in the suit Jean Gravier v. John Watkins. Fieri facias written by Thomas S. Kennedy for the seizure of 30 dollars and 6 and 1/4 cents from Gravier. Fieri facias served Nov. 26, 1806 and...
    • 1 item (4 p.) ; 40 cm. folded to 22 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 538, Joseph McNeil v. Peter Seuzeneau, 1807

    • McNeil, Joseph--Trials, litigation, etc.; Seuzeneau, Peter--Trials, litigation, etc.; Appellate procedure--Louisiana; Sidewalks--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana; Royal Street (New Orleans, La.)
    • Appeal by Joseph McNeil of Justice of the Peace L.B. Gireaudeau's judgement in favor of Seuzeneau for $59.75 and $5.12 suit costs. Seuzeneau was commissioned in 1806 to lay a sidewalk for McNeil on Royal Street in New Orleans, La. Gireaudeau's...
    • 1 item (14 p.) ; 34 cm. or smaller
    • The Medical Repository

    • Discoveries in geography--North America; United States--Discovery and exploration; Louisiana--Discovery and exploration; Ouachita River (Ark. and La.); Hot Springs (Ark.); Discoveries in geography--History--19th century; Washington (D....
    • Articles include: Expedition to explore that part of Louisiana which lies near the Ouachita River -- Route from Washington to Orleans -- A description of the hot springs and volcanic appearances in the country adjoining the River Ouachita, in...
    • 20 cm. 4 articles, detached from larger work. Various pagings. 10 digital pages.
    • Civil suit record no. 293, Robert Sprocol v. Charles Wilkins, 1806

    • Sprocol, Robert--Trials, litigation, etc.; Wilkins, Charles--Trials, litigation, etc.; Cotton--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Attachment for the property of Charles Wilkens for $485.83 in the case of Robert Sprocol v. Charles Wilkens. Attachment written by Thomas S. Kennedy and dated April 24, 1806. Noted on verso of attachment that 41 bales of cotton were attached.
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 40 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • 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.
    • Remarks on the late infraction of treaty at New Orleans.

    • Shipping--Mississippi River; New Orleans (La.)--Commerce; Mississippi River--Commerce; United States--Foreign relations--Spain; Spain--Foreign relations--United States; United States--Foreign relations--1801-1809
    • Attributed to Col. W. Smith by Catalogue of Library of Boston Athenaeum, and Cushing, Initials and pseud, 1st ser.
    • 44 p. ; 23 cm. The name Wm. Stephen Smith appears in ms. on t.-p. following the words "By Coriolanus." 44 digital pages.
    • Statement, 1812

    • West Feliciana Parish (La.)--History; Medical fees--Louisiana; Bradford, Benjamin; Physicians--Louisiana; Medical care, Cost of; Slaves--Medical care--Louisiana
    • Bill for medical services from Daniel Cato to Benjamin Bradford of West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.
    • l leaf; 34 cm. Verso of leaf: B. Bradford Acct. with Danl. Cato. - $14:74 1/2; Ballance [sic] dew [sic] Benj. Bradford ... 2 digital pages.
    • Criminal case file no. 90, Territory of Orleans v. Martin Gordon, 1806

    • Gordon, Martin--Trials, litigation, etc.; Taylor, Josiah; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana
    • Bill of information (fragment), set forth in the Territory of Orleans, County Court, for the indictment Martin Gordon for assault of Josiah Taylor, Packwood, Billingsly and Dylan on Dec. 25, 1805. Bill dated Feb. 5, 1806.
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 27 cm.

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