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

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    • 1747-07-14 French Superior Council record

    • 1741-07-14
    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; slaves; slave trade; slavery; Pontalba; Prat;
    • Suit to enforce the agreement to purchase slave. Pontalba vs Prat. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1744-09-08- French Superior Council Records

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

    • 1744-08-06
    • Land use; Lease & rental services; Architecture; Conde; Toulouse; Pontalba; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Laissard
    • 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; sale; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves; Indigenous peoples; Indians of North America; Ursuline Nuns;
    • Sale of an Indian woman to the Ursuline Nuns
    • 1744-01-26-French Superior Council record

    • 1744-01-26
    • 1744; Petit; Boudreau; 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.
    • 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; Urtubin; Dubois;
    • Sale of savagess and infant by Martin Urtubin to Sr. Dubois. (See WPA abstract).
    • 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,...
    • 1743-07-20 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)
    • 1743-07-18 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-07-18
    • 1743; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Bienville; Governors; obligation; Monberaut;
    • Obligation by Monberaut to Governor Jean Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-07-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-07-16
    • 1743; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Bienville; Governors; Manumission; slave trade; slavery; slaves; freedmen;
    • Manumission of slave by Governor Bienville. (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)
    • 1743-07-06 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-07-06
    • 1743; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Chevalier; Natchez; Rorgon; Questioning; suicides;
    • Petition of Procurator General to Council to have Jean Baptiste Chevalier sent here from Natchez, by Sieur Rorgon (Rargon), accused of attempt to commit suicide interrogated on facts contained in the Proces Verbal. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-06-27 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-06-27
    • 1743; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Slaves; Slavery; Missing persons; Corbin; Pompee;
    • Petition showing disappearance of Sieur Corbin and suspicions of foul play on the part of Pompee, a slave. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-06-18 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-06-18
    • 1743; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Homicides; assault; Assault case; Cooks; Picard; Masson; Chaume; D'Orgon;
    • Report of Murderous Assault. Attack on J.B. Masson, alias Picard, cook of commandant D'Orgon, by Chaume. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1743-05-27 French Superior Council record

    • 1743-05-27
    • 1743; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Inaugurations; Governors; Vaudreuil; Bienville;
    • Inauguration of Governor de Vaudreuil as Successor to Bienville. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1742-12-29 French Superior Council record

    • 1742-12-29
    • 1742; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony; Cows; Actions & defenses; Pogue; Leclerc; Raimond;
    • Suit for cow. George Pogue vs Thomas Raimond and Leclerc. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1742-11-03 French Superior Council record

    • 1742-11-03
    • 1742; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; inventory; jewelry; Brule; Capes (Coasts);
    • Itemized contents of a jewelry box consigned to Mr. Brule at the Cape. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1742-10-18 French Superior Council record

    • 1742-10-18
    • 1742; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Rasteau; inventory; lace; Boxes;
    • Itemized contents of three tin boxes containing laces consigned to Mr. Klie Rasteau. (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)

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