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Browsing items in: Records of the French Superior Council (1714-1769)

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    • 1769-09-20 French Superior Council record

    • 1769-09-20
    • 1769; Militias; Spanish Colony; mulattos; free people of color; Oaths; Louisiana; New Orleans;
    • The Oath of Loyalty of the Militia of Mulattos and Free Blacks to the Spanish Crown. Signed by Captain Simon Calpha and 33 other men.
    • 1765-11-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1765-11-16
    • 1765; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves; Islands; Saint-Domingue; Haiti; Martinique; Condemnation; Robberies; Hospitals; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana
    • The condemnation of negro slave Basouvant, owned by Dame Trepanier, for theft of clothes from the hospital. The Council orders that he be lashed and branded with the letter "V" on his right shoulder. The Council also approves the sale of negroes...
    • 1765-11-13 French Superior Council record

    • 1765-11-13
    • 1765; Questioning; Slaves; Slave trade; Judicial proceedings; Blacks; Martinique; Louisiana; Colonialism; Caribbean; Surgeon; Foucault; Branding (Punishment)
    • Sixteen negro slaves sent from Martinique are interrogated by Concillor Huchet de Kernion and examined physically by Surgeon Gardrat by the order of Judge Foucault. They answer with their names, ages, nationalities, and why they were sent from...
    • 1765-11-12 French Superior Council record

    • 1765-11-12
    • 1765; Blacks; Slaves; Slave trade; Slave ships; Caribbean; Martinique; Jails; French Colony; Children; Women
    • The Attorney General La Freniere states that 21 negro slaves, negress slaves, and negro slave children are arriving from Martinique on the vessel, "La Roue de Fortune" (the Wheel of Fortune). All were taken out of jail in Martinique. The council...
    • 1749-06-21 French Superior Council record

    • 1749-06-21
    • 1744; Infanticide; Slaves; Dead persons; Infants; Colonialism; Louisiana; Indians of North America; Religion;
    • The Crown v. Jeanne Marie, slave. Interrogation of Jeanne Marie before the Superior Council on the charge of infanticide. She claims the child was killed by a young Native American girl who bore her ill will, and its father was a man of color.
    • 1749-06-17 French Superior Council record

    • 1749-06-17
    • Infanticide; Dead persons; Louisiana; Slavery; Colonialism; Women; Questioning; Indians of North America;
    • The Attorney General demands to proceed with a hearing of the charges brought against Marie Jeanne, a slave woman accused of infanticide. Raguet is ordered to interrogate Marie Jeanne. Testimony included.
    • 1749-05-20 French Superior Council record

    • 1749-05-20
    • Pregnancy; Slaves; Louisiana; French Colony; Infants; Bones; Dead persons; Crimes; Colonialism; Women; Infanticide;
    • Letter from Buchet at Caskaquiarde to unamed recipient, stating that Jerome Matride informed him of a slave woman he had in the service of Mr. Erazeau killed her unborn child. He sends the slave and a piece of the skull to prove the crime.
    • 1747-06-26 French Superior Council record

    • 1747_06_26
    • Slaves; Suicides; Dead persons; Louisiana; French Colony; Surgeon; Colonialism; Judicial proceedings; Investigation;
    • Judicial investigation of the suicide of Bellile, a slave, who hanged himself in Dubreuil's slave quarters. Official request to visit the slave quarters. Order to Chief Surgeon to examine the corpse.
    • 1745-07-14 French Superior Council record

    • 1745-07-14
    • Mutinies; Bread; Louisiana; New Orleans; Colonialism; French Colony; Condemnation; Executions;
    • Conviction of Dominique Braude in the Bad Bread Mutiny.
    • 1744-09-08 French Superior Council record

    • 1744-09-08
    • Fire; Robberies; Runaways; Fugitive slaves; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony;
    • Report of incendiary fire in Councilor Raguet's house. Document contains report on fire, also complain of thefts committed in city by runaway slaves, and one Marianne.
    • 1744-08-06 French Superior Council record

    • 1744-08-06
    • Land use; Lease & rental services; Architecture; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism;
    • Lease by Pontalba to Laissard Brothers, of house, corner of Conde and Toulouse streets, with full description of the house. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1744-02-27 French Superior Council record

    • 1744-02-27
    • 1744; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves; Indigenous peoples; Indians of North America; Convents
    • Sale of an Native American woman to the Ursuline Nuns.
    • 1744-01-26 French Superior Council record

    • 1744-01-26
    • 1744; Kidnappings; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana
    • Declaration in Registry by Sr. Ignace Petit against one Jean Baptiste Boudreau, Jr. who by force abducted his wife's sister.
    • 1744-01-05 French Superior Council record

    • 1744-01-05
    • 1744; Slaves; French Colony; Construction; Architecture; Religion; Louisiana;
    • Construction of a Presbytery for the Capuchins in agreement with parishioners for a tax of 50 sols per head on their slaves.
    • 1743-09-23 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-09-23
    • 1743; Gold; Silver; Mirrors; Beavers;
    • Letter from Fernando de Bustillo from Vera Cruz to Elie Rasteau about exchanging gold and silver coin into French coin and ording mirrors and black beaver hats.
    • 1743-09-10 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-09-10
    • 1743; Louisiana; French Colony; Colonialism; Questioning; slaves; slavery; homicides; Corbin; Jeannot; Leonard;
    • Part of interrogatories propounded to Jeannot, slave of Sr. Leonard. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-09-04 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-09-04
    • 1743; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Homicides; Crespe;
    • Report by Chev de Benac to Superior Council that an orphan named Antonie, the son of deceased Andre Creps, whom he kept in his house through charity, went on a hunt and is missing since three days. That a slave named Francois, owned by Mr. Caue,...
    • 1743-07-27 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-07-27
    • 1743; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; slaves; slavery; slave trade; infants; Indians of North America; Indigenous peoples;
    • Sale of a Native American woman and infant by Martin Urtubin to Sr. Dubois. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-07-20 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-07-20
    • 1743; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony; receipt; Medicine; Medicines; Medical equipment & supplies; Cendret; Dupare; disease; sick persons;
    • Receipted bill of Sr. Cendret, Surgeon Major, for medicines and medical services rendered Sr. Dupare in his last illness, amounting to 60 livres. (See WPA abstract)

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