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

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    • 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.
    • 1717-11-04-French Superior Council record

    • 1717-11-04
    • succession; Captain Delauze; receipt; livres; drum; drummer; Colonialism; French Colony; 1717
    • Succession of Captain Delauze. Receipt for paying a drummer. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1718-12-22-French Superior Council record

    • 1718-12-22
    • will; inheritance, Marie Grissot, midwife, Colonialism, French colony, 1718
    • Will of Marie Grissot, first midwife of the French colony. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1722-08-15-French Superior Council record

    • 1722-08-15
    • succession; will; priest; Reverend Father Nicolas Arquevaux; Verdun; Lorraine; Colonialism; French Colony; 1722
    • Succession of Reverend Father Nicolas Arquevaux, age 34, native of Verdun, Lorraine, last will and testament. Will includes Reverend Father Nicolas Arquevaux's possessions, including one slave, table silver, clothing, and guns. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1722-11-17- French Superior Council record

    • 1722-11-17
    • 1722; Homicides; Shooting; Gunfights; Firearms; Mobile; Robberies; Questioning; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Ponteul; Guilhet; Suillet; Desmercier; Laborde;
    • Interrogation of accused by Guilhet. The following information was brought out: His name is Charles Desmercier, Ecuyer Labrde, age 32 or thereabout; that he killed Ponteul in self-defense with Ponteul's gun after he (Pontuel) had aimed at accused...
    • 1723-07-15-French Superior Council record

    • 1723-07-15
    • Crimes; criminal proceedings; Robberies; Joseph Chapron; Le Roy; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1723
    • Criminal proceedings: Joseph Chapron vs. Le Roy and wife for theft of clothing and breaking and entering. Deposition of four witnesses. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1723-07-29-French Superior Council record

    • 1723-07-29
    • marine; Sailors; Boats; Kidnappings; Conspiracy; Questioning; Marin Lafontaine; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; Boats;
    • Marine abduction plot. Examination of Marin Lafontaine, an 18-year old sailor, in regards to a plot to steal a boat and travel to Carolina. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1723-09-10-French Superior Council record

    • 1723-09-10
    • Animals; Dogs; Cats; Meat; Villeneuve; Bienville; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1723
    • Villeneuve is condemned for selling dog and cat meat to a hospital. (See abstract.)
    • 1724-07-10-French Superior Council record

    • 1724-07-10
    • Petitions; pirogue; canoes; Daigle; St. Julien; Bienville; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1724
    • Petition to recover a pirogue from St. Julien, by Daigle. Document is signed by Bienville. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1724-08-14-French Superior Council record

    • 1724-08-14
    • Petitions; Slaves; Slavery; Indians of North America; Actions & defenses; Lasonde; Coupart; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1724
    • Petition of Lasonde, alleging that he purchased a "little sauvagesse" (young, female Native American slave) from Coupart, who was suffering from a slight fever. After a few days, she still had the fever, so Lasonde had her examined and it was...
    • 1724-08-14-French Superior Council record

    • 1724-08-14
    • Slaves; Slavery; Indians of North America; Actions & defenses; Lasonde; Coupart; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1724
    • Coupart denies the charge of beating the young, Native American slave girl. (See previous document, also dated August 14, 1724.) (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1724-10-23-French Superior Council record

    • 1724-10-23
    • Petitions; Women; Eggs; Selling; punishment; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1724
    • Two women, La Chevalier and La Flammande, charged with selling eggs at double the market price, were condemned to pay a fine, fifteen days in prison, expulsion at 50 leagues from town, with the dungeon in reserve in case of relapse. (See WPA...
    • 1725-04-17-French Superior Council record

    • 1725-04-17
    • Shipwrecks; Ships; La Bellonne; Rochefort; Examinations; Simon Bardet; colonialism; French Colony: Louisiana;
    • Examination of Simon Bardet, regarding the shipwreck of La Bellonne. Bardet, second mate of La Bellonne, age 40, native of Rochefort, testifies about the shipwreck. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1725-04-17-French Superior Council record

    • 1725-04-17
    • Shipwrecks; Ships; La Bellonne; Examinations; Francois Salomon; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana;
    • Examination of Francois Salomon, regarding the shipwreck of La Bellonne. Salomon denies that he hinted at sensational disclosures and when questioned if he was under the influence of wine, he says he was a little. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1725-04-17-French Superior Council record

    • 1725-04-17
    • Shipwrecks; Ships; La Bellonne; Examinations; Andre Daniel; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana;
    • Examination of Francois Salomon, regarding the shipwreck of La Bellonne. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1725-04-17-French Superior Council record

    • 1725-04-17
    • Shipwrecks; Ships; La Bellonne; Pensacola; Mississippi River; Examinations; Simon Brisart; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana;
    • Examination of Simon Brisart, regarding the shipwreck of La Bellonne. Brisart testifies that the leak may have been caused by the ship striking the bottom once clearing Pensacola and three times in the Mississippi River. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 1728-05-22-French Superior Council record

    • 1728-05-22
    • Robberies; assault; bacon; knives; Jean Meslin; Fleurian; colonialism; French Colony; Louisiana; 1728
    • Jean Meslin, alias Bourgignon, arrested for larceny of bacon and assault with a knife. Attorney General Fleurian requests the case be assigned for trial. (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.)
    • 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.)
    • 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.)

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