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    • Civil suit record no. 204, James Blackburn v. James Williams, 1806

    • Young, Thomas; Flying Fish (Barge); Bail--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute over the ownership of a barge called the Flying Fish between James Blackburn and James Williams. File contains petition, summons, affidavit and answer. Petition written by A.R. Ellery. Affidavits of Blackburn and Williams. Answer,...
    • 1 item (9 p.) ; 34 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 203, James Blackburn v. Thomas Young, 1806

    • Young, Thomas--Trials, litigation, etc.; Flying Fish (Barge); Trials--Louisiana; Bayou Sarah (La.)
    • Dispute over the ownership of a barge called the Flying Fish. The barge belonged to Thomas Young, but had been attached because of a debt. James Blackburn paid the debt of $84 for Young. File contains petition, affidavit, attachment and answer....
    • 1 item (9 p.) ; 40 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Proclamation, 1803 May 18

    • Ximenez, Carlos;Proclamations;Spain--Colonies--Louisiana;France--Colonies--Louisiana;Louisiana--History--To 1803;Louisiana Purchase;
    • Photostatic copy of a proclamation issued by Spanish Governor Manuel Salcedo and the marques de Casa Calvo at New Orleans to the people of the Province of Louisiana on behalf of the King of Spain, concerning the transfer of the province, which had...
    • 4 p. ; 28 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Civil suit record no. 188, John Woodward v. Thomas Doyle, 1805

    • Woodward, John H.--Trials, litigation, etc.; Promissory note--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute over a promissory note for $125 written by Thomas Doyle to John H. Woodward on August 11, 1803. File contains petition, promissory note and summons. Petition written on behalf of Woodward by attorney A.R. Ellery. Promissory note of...
    • 1 item (6 p.) ; 33 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 153, Elisha Winters v. Thomas L. Harman, 1806

    • Winters, Elisha--Trials, litigation, etc.; Executors and administrators--Louisiana; Slaveholders--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute between Elisha Winters and Thomas L. Harman over the recovery of a slave. File contains summons, answer, petition for appeal, bond of appeal, and fieri facias. Summons and fieri facias written by Thomas S. Kennedy. Harman's answer and...
    • 1 item (10 p.) ; 39 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • 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, 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.
    • 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.
    • Criminal case file no. 217, Territory of Orleans v. Nicholas Willimore, 1812

    • Willimore, Nicholas--Trials, litigation, etc.; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana
    • Indictment, set forth in the New Orleans City Court, of Nicholas Willimore for assault to [Waters, Black and Eunice?] on Dec. 27, 1811. Arraigned March 21, 1812 and plead not guilty. "A true Bill" signed by grand jury foreman. "Not guilty"...
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 34 cm.
    • Letter, 1812 Feb. 14

    • Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825; Claude, Dennis; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry; Indians of North America--Wars--1812-1815; Letters; Politicians--United States; Governors--Louisiana; Louisiana--History--1803-1865; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th...
    • General James Wilkinson fought in the Revolutionary and Indian Wars, 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 Territory. ...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 25 X 41 cm. folded to 25 X 20 cm. 3 digital pages.
    • Civil suit record no. 332,  Palfrey Shepherd & Co. v. Frederick Weurie, 1806

    • Weurie, Frederick--Trials, litigation, etc.; Palfrey, Shepherd & Co.--Trials, litigation, etc.; Collecting of accounts--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute over payment of a debt of $95.80 incurred by Frederick Weurie for merchandise purchased from Palfrey Sheperd & Co. on Sept. 14, 1805. File contains petition, judgement, summons and fieri facias. Petition written by Henry Brown. Summons...
    • 1 item (7 p.) ; 40 cm. folded to 21 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Emancipation in disguise, or The true crisis of the colonies.

    • West Indies, British--Economic conditions; Slavery--West Indies; West Indies, British--Commerce; Stephen, James, 1758-1832. War in disguise
    • Emancipation in disguise, or The true crisis of the colonies. To which are added, considerations upon measures proposed for their temporary relief and observations upon colonial monopoly. Shewing, the different effects of its enforcement and...
    • iv, 220 p. ; 22 cm. Errata on first leaf. A reply to James Stephen's War in disguise. P. [i]-iv are xerox copies. 226 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.
    • 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.
    • 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. Précédé d'une...
    • 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. Précédé d'une...
    • 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.
    • Criminal case file no. 108, Territory of Orleans v. Peter Wilson, 1807

    • Weid, Hugh; Wilson, Peter--Trials, litigation, etc.; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana
    • Bill of information, set forth in the New Orleans City Court, for the indictment of Peter Wilson on the charge of assault to Hugh Weid on June 8, 1807. Written by Attorney General John Ward Gurley. Defendant plead not guilty and discharged. ...
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 31 cm.
    • Criminal case file no. 11, Territory of Orleans v. Samuel Wilson, 1805

    • Weeks, William; Wilson, Samuel--Trials, litigation, etc.; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana
    • Bill of information, set forth in the Territory of Orleans, County Court, for the indictment of Samuel Wilson for assault and battery of Captain William Weeks on Aug. 1, 1805 Signed by R.R. Keene on Aug. 2, 1805.
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 32 cm..
    • Civil suit record no. 395B, John Gravier v. Watkins, Mayor of the city, 1806

    • Watkins, James, d. 1812--Trials, litigation, etc.; Cattle stealing--Louisiana; Fines (Penalties)--Louisiana; Plantation owners--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana; Watchmen--Louisiana
    • Petition, written by attorney John Rodriguez on behalf of Jean Gravier, claimed that watchmen stole 20 heads of cattle from Gravier's plantation on July 22-23, 1806. Furthermore, when Gravier approached Mayor James Watkins about the problem,...
    • 1 item (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
    • Passport, 1801 Nov. 3

    • Walsh, Antonio Patrick;Passports;Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico);
    • Passport issued in New Orleans to Antonio P. Walsh, an officer in the Louisiana militia and planter of West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, by Manuel de Salcedo, Spanish governor of Louisiana, 1801-1803, for entrance into Vera Cruz.
    • 1 leaf ; 32 cm. 1 digital page.
    • Letter, 1815 Mar. 10

    • Walsh, Antonio Patrick--Finance, Personal;Letters;Debtor and creditor--Louisiana;
    • Letter written at New Orleans from Benjamin Morgan to A. P. Walsh, to remit an outstanding debt owed to Morgan.
    • 1 leaf ; 18 x 20 cm. Note on verso of leaf. 2 digital pages.
    • Civil suit record no. 39, John Jourdan v. Henry Hardelay, 1805

    • Victory (Ship); Accounts--Louisiana; Ship captains--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute between John Jourdan and Henry Hardelay, captain of the ship Victory, over a debt of 143 dollars and 60 bits from 1803-1804. File contains petition, summons, affidavit, receipts, account and answer. Petition written by B. Caune. Affidavit...
    • 1 item (24 p.) ; 38 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 209A, Thomas Gholson v. Thomas Vassault, 1807

    • Vassault, Thomas--Trials, litigation, etc.; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains petition, affidavit, judgement and attachment. Petition, written by E. Bradish, sought payment of a promissory note for $1,787 written by Thomas Vassault to Thomas Gholson. Affidavit of Gholson sworn before Thomas S. Kennedy. ...
    • 1 item (5 p.) ; 39 cm. folded to 20 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 195, Nicholas Sinnot v. Vassault & Todd, 1805

    • Vassault & Todd--Trials, litigation, etc.; Promissory notes--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute over a promissory note for $122 written by the firm of Vassault & Todd to Nicholas Sinnot on Oct. 12, 1805. File contains petition, affidavit and attachment. Petition written by R. McShane for plaintiff. Affidavit of Sinnot sworn before...
    • 1 item (4 p.) ; 41 cm. folded to 21 x 25 cm. or smaller
    • Criminal case file no. 179, Territory of Orleans v. Joseph Valinsula, 1810

    • Valinsula, Joseph--Trials, litigation, etc. Trials (Larceny)--Louisiana
    • Indictment, set forth in the New Orleans City Court, of Joseph Valinsula for larceny in July, 1810. Indictment signed by Attorney General P. Grymes. Signed a "true Bill" by grand jury foreman. Signed "guilty" by jury foreman.
    • 1 item (2 p.) ; 25 cm.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Prices current at Bordeaux, the 26th May 1803

    • Tudor, William, 1779-1830; Strobel and Martini; Bordeaux (France)--Commerce; Boston (Mass.)--Commerce; Louisiana Purchase; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
    • Strobel and Martini was a commodity brokerage firm handling goods such as coffee, meats, spices, dyes, grains, wines, and luxury raw materials in American and European markets. The firm was probably based in Bordeaux, France. The report lists the...
    • [4] p.; 26 X 40 cm. folded to 26 X 20 cm. Caption title. 4 digital pages.
    • 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.
    • Criminal case file no. 147, Territory of Orleans v. Chopin, 1808

    • Trials (Assault and battery)--Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana
    • Bill of information, set forth in the New Orleans City Court, for the indictment of Chopin the Elder for assault and battery to Pierre [Desames?]. Written by Attorney General T.B. Robertson. Noted that defendant plead not guilty on May 17, 1808....
    • 1 item (5 p.) ; 31 cm.
    • Civil suit record no. 72, Philippon, Jr. & Co. v. John B. Trette, 1805

    • Trette, John B.--Trials, litigation, etc.; Philippon, Jr. & Co.--Trials, litigation, etc.; Merchants--Louisiana; Promissory notes--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • Dispute between Philippon, Jr. & Co. and John B. Trette over a promissory note for 69 dollars, 2 cents and a half. File contains petition and summons. Petition written by attorney P. Derbigny on behalf of plaintiff. Summons, written by Thomas S....
    • 1 item (5 p.) ; 31 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 13B, Terme v. Navarre, 1805

    • Treme, Claudio--Trials, litigation, etc.; Navarre, Carlos--Trials, litigation, etc.; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains fragment of a petition of Treme v. Navarre and an affidavit. Affidavit by notary public Pedro Pedesclaux (in Spanish). Attachment order written by Judge James Workman on petition's verso. Filed Aug. 7, 1805.
    • 1 item (4 p.) ; 33 cm. or smaller
    • Mémoire sur le cyprès de la Louisiane, (Cupressus disticha, de Linné)

    • Trees--Louisiana; Cypress
    • Mémoire sur le cyprès de la Louisiane, (Cupressus disticha, de Linné) par m. de Cubières l'aîné, membre de plusieurs sociéte
    • 30 p., 2 plates; 22 cm. Caption title. Versailles, de l'Imprimerie de la Société d'Agriculture de Seine et Oise, chez J.-P. Jacob, 1809. 32 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.
    • Civil suit record no. 74, Samuel Todd v. Thomas Lawson, 1805

    • Todd, Samuel--Trials, litigation, etc.; Lawson, Thomas--Trials, litigation, etc.; Vassault & Todd; Bail--Louisiana; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains petition and summons. Petition written on behalf of Samuel Todd by R.R. Keene, claims that Thomas Lawson owes Vassault & Todd $90.48 Summons, written by Thomas S. Kennedy, was delivered to defendant on Aug. 2, 1805. Kennedy...
    • 1 item (4 p.) ; 32 cm. or smaller
    • Civil suit record no. 96, Burrows & Buskirk v. Richard V.W. Thorne, 1806

    • Thorne, John; Thorne, Richard V.W.--Trials, litigation, etc.; Burrows & Buskirk--Trials, litigation, etc.; Bail--Louisiana; Housing--Mississippi--Natchez; Merchants--New York; Trials--Louisiana
    • File contains petition, affidavit, summons, answer, letter and orders. Petition of Burrows & Buskirk sought $2658.93 from Richard V.W. Thorne for demands on houses in Natchez, Miss. that were given to him in Nov. 1804. Affidavit of George T....
    • 1 item (12 p.) ; 35 cm. or smaller
    • Criminal case file no. 145, Territory of Orleans v. Joseph D. de Goutin Bellechasse, 1808

    • Thierry, J.B.S. (Jean Baptiste Simon), d. 1815; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana
    • Bill of information, set forth in the New Orleans City Court, for the indictment of Joseph D. de Goutin Bellechasse for assault to J.P.S. Thierry on April 4, 1808. Written by Attorney General T.B. Robertson. Ordered filed by on April 8, 1808. ...
    • 1 item (4 p.) ; 34 cm.
    • 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.
    • Field notes, 1811 Oct. 23

    • Surveys (land);Field notes;Duvall, Richard, of Louisiana;Hickey, Philip, 1778-1859;Baton Rouge (La.)--Surveys;
    • Field notes from survey of land in East Baton Rouge Parish belonging to Messrs. [Philip] Hickey and Duncan, made for them and Richard Duvall by John Dutrer. The surveyor gives the type and location of trees as well as the quality of the land. He...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf ; 34 x 42 cm. folded to 34 x 21 cm. 4 digital pages.

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