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

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    • 1730-11-13 French Superior Council record

    • 1730-11-13
    • Petitions; Slaves; Fugitive slaves; Indians of North America; Bayou Goula; Lionnais; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1730
    • A runaway slave belonging to Madame Lionnais, was apprehended by the Indians of Bayou Goula. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1714-01-07 French Superior Council record

    • 1714-01-07
    • succession; promissory note; debt; Captain Delauze; Poulousat; Colonialism; French Colony; 1714
    • Acknowledgment of debt and promissory note. (See WPA abstract.) This is the earliest document in the Louisiana State Museum's holdings of the Records of the French Superior Council.
    • 1740-10-18 French Superior Council record

    • 1740-10-18
    • 1740; Louisiana; French Colony; Colonialism; Meuillon; Surgeon; Physicians; Pointe Coupee; Feugere; Elbert; maltreated persons;
    • Antoine Meuillon, Surgeon of La Point Coupee, concerning health of Feugere, due to bad treatment at Sr. Elbert's home. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1728-08-11 French Superior Council record

    • 1728-08-11
    • Assault case; Women; Goublias; Coupart; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1728
    • Assault case between two women, Madame Coupart and the wife of Antoine de la Goublais. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1740-09-21 French Superior Council record

    • 1740-09-21
    • 1740; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony; Schools; poor persons; children; education; educational buildings; educational facilities; buildings; building materials; building construction; construction; plans;
    • Builders Contract for School for the Poor. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1742-10-17 French Superior Council record

    • 1742-10-17
    • 1742; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Bienville; Salmon; Irisse; blacks; slave; slavery; manumission; Freedmen;
    • Certificate of Bienville and Salmon that Genevieve Irisse is a free woman. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1741-08-30 French Superior Council record

    • 1741-08-30
    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; blacks; Mentally ill persons; Goubeillier;
    • Certificate of impaired sanity of a negro. Certified to by Pierre Goubeillier. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1739-02-14 French Superior Council record

    • 1739-02-14
    • Louisiana; French Colony; Colonialism; 1739; Boats; priest; Slaves; Slavery; Blacks; Clothing & dress;
    • Certificate of Jesuit Priest to the effect that he saw a small negro slave of Mr. de Coustilhas, deceased, throw overboard a sack of clothes belonging to Simar, patron, who deposited it in the rear cabin of a boat.
    • 1741-08-31 French Superior Council record

    • 1741-08-31
    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; blacks; slave; slavery; mentally ill persons; certificate;
    • Certificate of Lunacy of a negro girl. Signed Picou. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1739-12-31 French Superior Council record

    • 1739-12-31
    • 1739; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Peace; Peace treaties; France;
    • Certificate of Peace. ("att Cay Manbrack") Cayman Brac. A scrawled note in English: To Aney Capt. of the Privateer that this date was at Jomico and that War is not proclaimed against the French. P.Jo Bodleon. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1739-07-17 French Superior Council record

    • 1739-07-17
    • 1739; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Cendret; physicians; sick persons; aged persons; examinations; slaves; slavery; blacks; succession; slave trade; Angelique;
    • Certificate of Sr. Cendret, M.D., as to the condition of an old and infirm negress named Angelique, belonging to said succession. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1730-11-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1730-11-16
    • Levees; Certificates; work; Fillart; Moiset; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1730
    • Certificate on levee work done by Mr. Fillart, along the river (Mississippi River?), on the land of Nicolas Moiset. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1738-05-26 French Superior Council record

    • 1738-05-26
    • 1738; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; punishment; blacks; slaves; slavery; runaways; fugitive slaves;
    • Complaint by Jacques Livet that one of his negroes, names Samson, has run away since about two months, influenced by another runaway negro of his. He prays for the apprehension and punishment of both negroes. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1741-01-10 French Superior Council record

    • 1741-01-10
    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; slaves; slavery; slave trade; fugitive slaves; Souboye; King; free people of color; mulattos; freedmen; plantations; runaways; Chaperon; Pierrot;
    • Complaint to Procurator General of the King by various residents, of numerous runaway slaves, in environments of the city. M. Souboye, Lieutenant of the King, in New Orleans, at the head of a detachment of free negroes and of slaves, went in...
    • 1738-11-02 French Superior Council record

    • 1738-11-02
    • 1738; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Bienville; Building construction; Building deterioration; Maintenance & repair; Presbytere; Architecture
    • Conference between the People and the Governor Intendant held before Messrs. de Bienville and de Salomon, at the Intendancy on request of Father Mathias. To deliberate on ways and means to repair Presbytery and Church. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-07-15 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-07-15
    • 1743; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; real estate business; plantations; house buying; Dreux; La Brasserie;
    • Consent by Sr. Dreux to sale of La Brasserie Plantation. (See WPA abstract)
    • 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.
    • 1738-12-13 French Superior Council record

    • 1738-12-13
    • 1738; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; contracts; commerce; fur; hides & skins;
    • Contract between Alexander Portier, Joseph Le Kintrek and Blanpin, for the purpose of journeying West to engage in the trade of pelts, etc., on condition enumerated in said contract. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1739-03-09 French Superior Council record

    • 1739-03-09
    • 1739; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; contracts; carpenters; carpentry; boats; Boat & ship industry; receipt;
    • Contract to build boat. Charles Lemoine and John Morceau agree with J. Bte. Chevannes and Claude Vignon de Lacombe to build boat 44 ft. long, caulk and launch it when finished - at a coast of 2300 livres payable in two payments. (See WPA abstract)

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