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    • William J. Minor diary, 1861-1865

    • Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation owners--Louisiana.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Crops--Louisiana.
    • William J. Minor's diary is an outline of rules governing management of his plantations, including duties and restrictions on overseers (such as discipline of slaves), as well as details regarding cultivation of particular crops. Volume 33.
    • William J. Minor and Family Papers, Mss. 519, 594, 859, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 February-March (vol. 1)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863--Personal narratives, Confederate.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Volume one of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (February-March 1865) begins with a retrospective account by Ellis of the events leading up to the Civil War and his service in the war before his capture and imprisonment at Johnson Island in 1863. This...
    • E. John Ellis Diary, Mss. 2795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 May 10

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Plantation life--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Plantation owners' spouses--Mississippi.; Mississippi--Race relations.
    • This letter from Mary Louise McMurran to Alie Austen describes plantation life and the slave quarters.
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 August 4

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; Plantation life--Mississippi.; African Americans--Marriage customs and rites--Mississippi.; Plantation owners' spouses--Mississippi.
    • This letter from Mary Louise McMurran to Alie Austen describes a wedding at their plantation among their slaves, comments on how the slaves behaved in a dignfied way, says ""would Mrs. Stowe could have viewed the scene. It might have changed some...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Correspondence between the mayor and federal authorities

    • New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Monroe, John T.;Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893.; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870.
    • Physical descrip: 29 p. ; 22 cm.
    • John T. Monroe, Correspondence between the mayor and federal authorities relative to the occupation of New Orleans, together with the proceedings of the Common Council (New Orleans: Bulletin Book and Job Office, 1862)
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1863-1864

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1863-1864 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1863

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1863 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War. Volume 5.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1862

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1862 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War. Volume 4.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • P.E. Jennings letter, 1858 August 25

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemine.; Slaves--Louisiana--Plaquemine--Social life and customs.
    • Letter written to Edward Gay from Mayor P.E. Jennings that informs him several slaves were found drunk and gambling at the house of a free African-American woman. Jennings also comments that the Plaquemine council has banned all free African...
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • William J. Minor letter, 1861 November 19

    • Wells, T. J.; Kenner, Duncan Farrar, 1813-1887.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate--Elections, 1861.; Sugar trade--Political aspects--Louisiana.
    • Letter from William J. Minor to General T. J. Wells urging support for Confederate States Senatorial candidate D.F. [Duncan] Kenner.""I think he is a man for the timeswill represent the sugar interestIf we can elect Kenner to the Senate, we will...
    • William J. Minor and Family Papers, Mss. 519, 594, 859, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • W.H. Pearce letter, 1860 December 3

    • Gurley, John W.; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.; Nationalism--United States--Religious aspects.; Secession--Southern States.
    • Letter from W.H. Pearce, Livingston Parish, La., to John Gurley, New Orleans, regarding the threat of secession and statements that greed and demagogues are to blame, his hope that leaders take up Henry Clay and Daniel Webster's efforts to preserve...
    • John W. Gurley Papers, Mss. 507, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • T.W. Compton letter, 1860 December 23

    • Snyder, Alonzo.; Secession--Mississippi.; Mississippi--Politics and government--To 1865.
    • Letter from T. W. Compton to Alonzo Snyder regarding Mississippi's secession.""I am afraid the country is ruined and Claibe [Claiborne C.] Briscoe nominated for the conventionI am beginning to believe the 'Cooperation Party' is a sham and that our...
    • Alonzo Snyder Papers, Mss. 655, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Stephen Ellis letter, 1852 October 28

    • Ellis, C. J.; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.; Slavery--Political aspects--Louisiana.; Presidents--United States--Election--1852.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
    • Letter from Stephen Ellis in Franklinton, La., to his brother, C.J. Ellis. Stephen says he's the only ""Scott"" man in the parish. He supports the new state constitution but notes ""powerful opposition"" to it.""There are people here that believe...
    • Buck-Ellis Family Papers, Mss. 4820, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Wright letter, 1857 January 18

    • Wright, Mary Cornelia, 1839-1888.; Women--Religious life--Louisiana.; Church attendance--Louisiana.; Plantation life--Louisiana.; Books and reading--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Sarah Wright to her daughter, Mary Wright, at school regarding church services, warnings against her reading novels, family news, wishes for blessings, and religious talk.
    • Wright-Boyd Family Papers, Mss. 3362, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 April 16

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861.; Houma (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler relates news of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter and excitement in Houma:""those who wished to go (nearly all had signed an agreement to that effect, among...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 March 5

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Unionists (United States Civil War)--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.;...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler regarding her garden and her opposition to the war. She admits her anger at hearing secession justified and likened to the American Revolution,...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 June 7

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.; United States--History--Civil...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler discusses a female relative at Evergreen Plantation who is there by herself after her husband left, expressing admiration for her doing that. She...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert Wickliffe letter, 1859 November 7

    • Graham, George Mason, 1807-1891.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Education, Higher--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Robert Wickliffe, Baton Rouge, La., sent to General [George Mason Graham] via William T. Sherman, who Wickliffe assures Graham he will like. He discusses the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, including implementing a drummer and...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 November 12

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Quitman, John Anthony, 1798-1858.; Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.; Presidents--United States--Election--1856.; Plantations--Mississippi.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., regarding her keeping a list of calling cards left for Alie so she can return calls; the Democratic celebration at Monmouth (John Quitman's...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1857 March 4

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Slaves--Health and hygiene--Mississippi.; Slave labor--Mississippi.; Plantations--Mississippi.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., inquiring about an old slave, saying she hopes he lives to be serviceable again because he would not want to be a burden. She also mentions...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 August 29

    • McMurran, John T., Jr.; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.; Whig Party (U.S." Plantation owners--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; United States--Politics and government--1853-1857.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran to John McMurran, Jr. regarding those from Natchez who will attend the Whig National Convention in Baltimore, her husband's political sentiments ""Mr. Fillmore is the only man (your father thinks) to save our ship...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • John A. Warder letter, 1852 November 15

    • Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868.; Horticulture--United States--Societies, etc.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter from Jno [John] A. Warder, horticulturist and editor of the Western Horticultural Review, to Thomas Affleck. Warder mentions Afflecks recent appointment to a committee in one of the many societies Warder was associated with (probably the...
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 January 31

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Sherman's March to the Sea.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace.; Confederate States of America--Politics and...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times in the Confederate government and army, Sherman's march to the sea, prospects of peace, and slave emancipation. He also contrasts the calmness of Judah P. Benjamin...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1863 November 29

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Cotton trade--Confederate States of America.; Money--Confederate States of America.; Plantations--Mississippi.; Confederate States of America--Politics and...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses government frauds, presents Gayarre's ideas of cotton trade to C.G. Memminger, discusses currency difficulties and the price of cotton, and mentions the purchase of a...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 August 28

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Generals--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses the possible appointment of John Slidell, whom he derisively calls ""King John," to Europe; the inability of Jefferson Davis to deal effectively with politicians; the...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 December 16

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Speculation--Confederate States of America.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses his work under C.G. Memminger, the ""Judge's"" attitude toward Slidell and Gayarré land and slave speculation, and the exchange of prisoners.
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 October 28

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Slave labor--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--Europe.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses family matters, comments favorably on the health of Jefferson Davis and his possible re-election, states that the European appointments are temporary (even ""Slidell still wans...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 August 7

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Legislators--Confederate States of America.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré describes conditions in Richmond and reports he accepted a post under C.G. Memminger, Confederate States Treasurer. He reports conflicts among Slidell, Perkins, and other Louisiana...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 January 8

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Loans--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.; Confederate States of America--Economic conditions.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré comments on the Federal blockade of New Orleans and the arrangement of a Confederate loan.
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 July 4

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, near Nashville, Tenn., to Charles Gayarré points out that it is the fourth of July and what did it get us, a despotism more absolute and irrepressible than we left. He agrees with Gayarré that it will be a short war,...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 February 3

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; American Confederate voluntary exiles--Mexico.; Columbus (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Columbus, Miss., to Charles Gayarré describes the country as crowded with ""whipped men and reconstructionists." He also discusses a possible stand west of the Mississippi River, the flight of Pierre Soule to Mexico, and...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 June 22

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Fugitive slaves--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Capture, 1862.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Charleston, S.C., to Charles Gayarré blames Mansfield Lovell for the fall of New Orleans and discusses civilian attitudes toward the war in Richmond and Charleston, the desertion of slaves along the coast, foreign aid,...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1863 October 12

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Alabama, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times, the ""black villainy"" of Wilson, Gayarre's adversity, a visit with Jefferson Davis and the Confederate cabinet, the despair of C.G. Meminger over Confederate currency,the...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Haller Nutt letter, 1860 December 16

    • Snyder, Alonzo.; Secession--Louisiana.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
    • Letter from Haller Nutt encouraging Alonzo Snyder to run for election as a delegate to the secession convention.""I look upon the Union as gone beyond hopethe commercial interests of New Orleans are too important to take hasty steps." Nutt says...
    • Alonzo Snyder Papers, Mss. 655, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • John Quitman letter, 1850 October 2

    • Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863.; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.; Compromise of 1850.; Secession--Southern States.; Texas--Politics and government--1846-1865.; United States--Politics and government--1849-1853.
    • Letter from Governor John Quitman, Jackson, Miss., to Samuel Cartwright, New Orleans, advocating secession and militant states' rights, refuting Daniel Webster's speech on California (in relation to the Compromise of 1850), and commenting...
    • Samuel A. Cartwright and Family Papers, Mss. 2471, 2499, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • George Alfred Trenholm letter, 1864 November 14

    • Scott, John.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Kenner, Duncan Farrar, 1813-1887.; Cotton trade--Confederate States of America.; Cotton--Transportation--Confederate States of America.
    • Letter from G. A. Trenholm, Confederate Secretary of the Treasury, to John Scott, Produce Loan Agent in Mobile, Ala., instructing him to deliver an order of 25,000 pounds of cotton to Confederate Secretary of State Judah P. Benjamin. Benjamin notes...
    • Duncan Farrar Kenner Papers, Mss. 198, 1402, 1477, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 August 21

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Vichy, France, to Henry Vignaud, stating that he is in Vichy on the way to Dijon after having visited lower Burgundy and Berry. He reports that in Vichy he saw Judge Rost of St. Charles Parish, former Confederate...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 April 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Journalism--France.; French newspapers.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud thanks Vignaud for sending issues of the Mmorial and the Autographe. Dumez states reading with keen interest Vignauds article on the Cours de Prise and his critique of Mireille. He says...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 March 16

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; French newspapers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--Historiography.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1861-1865.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud thanking Vignaud for sending the Autographe and the Revue. He reports receiving letters from Lefranc (whom the addresser views as overly optimistic) and Lematre that are encouraging for...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Bribery--France.; Journalism--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reveals that the individual who proposed helping the South by buying the support of the Sicle was Mr. Chavanne, a merchant on good terms with Lonor-Joseph Havin and part of the newspapers...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 March 2

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Journalists--France.; French newspapers.; Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate--France.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud returns to the Martin affair. Dumez tries to cheer Vignaud, reminding him of literary and political possibilities and still encouraging him to see Chavanne and Rameau. He refers again...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 11

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Michelet, Jules, 1798-1874.; Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914. L'alliance russo-américaine ; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reports that Maurys letter did not make Michelet favorable to the South and that recent news is not good for the Confederacy. He states that Aucaigne had sent him a copy of the formers...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 February 13

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Journalists--France.; Journalists--Louisiana.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reports De Leons dismissal and fears the loss the Opinions support along with the Sicles. He asks about an old companion in misery in Kansas and whether or not the Mmorial is still being...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 January 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Cotton famine, 1861-1864.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.; France--Politics and...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud relating his opinion that the progress of Confederate arms is worth more than the good dispositions of the French government and states that the little that the Sicle reports on the...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 18

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Bribery--France.; Journalism--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud regretting that Confederate representatives chose not to profit from the offer to buy the support of the Sicle and reiterates the importance of maintaining relations with Mr. Chavanne...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 March 24

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate--France.; Journalism--Louisiana.; Journalists--Louisiana.; Mexico--History--European intervention, 1861-1867.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud refers to Vignauds post at the Confederate legation. Dumez states that the Mmorial will flourish along with the Mexican empire and comments on the empires future as well as on...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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