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    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1777 Apr. 01

    • 1777-04-01
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, about sending her son Armand to Louisiana, where the writer hopes to marry his nephew to his stepdaughter, Augustine Gérard, and to provide for the couple. Trénonay...
    • Marc Antoine le Vaillant du Chastelet to _____, 1780 Oct. 01

    • 1780-10-01
    • Du Chastelet, Marc Antoine le Vaillant.
    • Marc Antoine le Vaillant du Chastelet, Kingstown, St. Vincent, informs _________ of Antoine de Trénonay's expiration, attaching the extract concerning the September 10, 1780, death. The author states that he had been sick with the same illness...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1781 Mar. 18

    • 1781-03-18
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, announcing his arrival in Louisiana and speaking favorably of the situation there. He relates having been in Boston and then on a boat bound for the Caribbean...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1781 Mar. 30

    • 1781-03-30
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, to announce the arrival of her son Armand Duplantier in Louisiana. He speaks of economic conditions in the colony and of plans to attack Pensacola, Florida. He mentions...
    • Marquis de Mondion to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1781 Apr. 03

    • 1781-04-03
    • Beaupré, Charles Laurent Marquis de Mondion, seigneur de.
    • Charles Laurent Marquis de Mondion, Seigneur de Beaupré, Béziers, France, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, to tell him that the extract that Duplantier sent from Du Chatelet [sic.]’s letter concerning Antoine Trénonay's death...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to 'cher frère,' 1783 Apr. 21

    • 1783-04-21
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • In another's hand, Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes a 'dear brother' in Europe, addressing him with the formal 'vous.' Trénonay acknowledges receiving the addressee's May 26, 1782, letter but not the one sent through Mr. Manaut, who may...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1783 Apr. 23

    • 1783-04-23
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, writes his mother, Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, declaring that Mr. Maxan, through whom correspondence passed, was taken to Jamaica as prisoner. The writer repeats information sent earlier, as it seems...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1785 Apr. 10

    • 1785-04-10
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his brother-in-law Joseph Allard Duplantier, whom he calls 'dear brother' and addresses with the formal 'vous.' Trénonay announces that the recipient's son Armand has two handsome sons and that 'Armant'...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1785 Apr. 12

    • 1785-04-12
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, addresses his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, announcing that he has two sons, the elder eighteen months old and the younger three months old. Duplantier boasts that the older, more robust, promises to...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1787 Jan. 03

    • 1787-01-03
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, discussing the ways to send correspondence to Louisiana, the seeds he has received from France, his finances and business affairs (including slaves), indigo, and an eventual exit...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1787 Feb. 03

    • 1787-02-03
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, indicating that the latter has received the portrait described in the author's April 12, 1785, letter, and that the Mr. Allard mentioned in the same is from...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1788 Dec. 02

    • 1788-12-02
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, 'avocat en parlement,' Voiron, France, complaining that the writer's sister must be as lazy about corresponding as is their brother Lagoyette, whom the author believes to be...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1790 Mar. 11

    • 1790-03-11
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, adresses Joseph Allard Duplantier, « Député aux états généraux, » Paris, France. Duplantier receives the correspondence at another Mr. Trénonay's address in Paris. The addresser congratulates the...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1792 Feb. 04

    • 1792-02-04
    • Trénonay, Jean Claude, d. 1792.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, whom the addresser mentions as having been at Versailles. Trénonay claims that he has kept up with the French Revolution and the new constitution (which he praises...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1792 Aug. 02

    • 1792-08-02
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, informs his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, of Claude Trénonay's gunshot murder by a slave on July 12. He relates that the slave fired through the dining-room window while the victim was finishing...
    • Concitoyen Desvignes Cousin to Monsieur Pascal, 1792 Nov. 02

    • 1792-11-02
    • Cousin, Desvignes.
    • Concitoyen Desvignes Cousin, Lyon, France, provides Monsieur Pascal, Voiron, France, an excerpt from Jacques [Tournier? Tourine?]’s July 18, 1792, letter from New Orleans describing Claude Trénonay's death. The quote states that the victim was...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1792 Dec. 01

    • 1792-12-01
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, continues instructing his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, on Claude Trénonay's succession. He states that he will return to Pointe Coupée to run Trénonay's plantation with a manager, as he has placed a...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1793 Jan. 26

    • 1793-01-26
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, complaining that the latter has no children or slaves to keep him from writing and that their sister Eduvige has been a better correspondent. The addresser states...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1793 Feb. 20

    • 1793-02-20
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, discussing indigo, slaves, and the status of his holdings. He mentions that the Englishman who had been with his late uncle is now with the writer. He relates...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1793 May 05

    • 1793-05-05
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, addresses his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, recounting that he had gone to New Orleans with his son and the indigo from his uncle's succession, only to find that war had halted ships' sailing to France. ...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1793 May 24

    • 1793-05-24
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, care of Messrs. Lille Sarpy and Barrière. He reports on the 'sad situation of this colony,' which he says has suffered for eighteen months under the Baron de...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1793 May 25

    • 1793-05-25
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, to say that his son and a shipment of indigo will not be sailing to France as planned. He comments on the war, on what is going on in France and in...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1795 Jan. 10

    • 1795-01-10
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, to say that the colony has heard of peace being declared. He expresses his hope that more ships and news from France will be the result. He discusses Claude...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1796 Feb. 15

    • 1796-02-15
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, discussing Claude Trénonay's succession, the writer's sons' education, the changes that peace is having on Louisiana, and slaves. He refers to the thwarted...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1796 Mar. 07

    • 1796-03-07
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, informs his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, of troubles he is having with Claude Trénonay's succession. He mentions a sum of money that the late André Masse in Louisiana had entrusted to Claude Trénonay...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Eduvige Duplantier, 1796 June 18

    • 1796-06-18
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, writes his sister, Eduvige Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France. He says that he has not heard from the family and, therefore, is worried that something may have happened to them during the Revolution,...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1796 June 21

    • 1796-06-21
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, updates his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, on the status of Claude Trénonay's succession and reiterates his desire to take his family to France. He refers again to a will that Trénonay made in 1765 or...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1797 Sept. 05

    • 1797-09-05
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, a triplicate letter, saying he has received a letter from the recipient care of Sarpy and another care of Allard's son. He expresses his relief that the family has survived the...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1798 June 02

    • 1798-06-02
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, stating that he has received a letter from the addressee care of Sarpy. He mentions again a previous letter that came through another Allard's son. In the...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Eduvige Allard Duplantier, 1799 July 27

    • 1799-07-27
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his sister, Eduvige Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, in a duplicate letter containing 'éduvige allard' in the address on the back. He announces the birth of a daughter and recounts plans to swap...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1799 July 28

    • 1799-07-28
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, to announce the birth of a daughter in New Orleans on July 18. He refers to the discovery of Claude Trénonay's will and the role of the Prévieux family in the succession. The...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1801 March 05, Copy 2

    • 1801-03-05
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, sends his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, one of four known copies of a letter, two copies of which exist in the Duplantier (Armand) Family Letters, Mss. 5060. [A triplicate copy of this letter exists in the...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1801 March 05, Copy 1

    • 1801-03-05
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, sends his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, a fourth copy of a letter, two copies of which exist in the Duplantier (Armand) Family Letters, Mss. 5060. [A triplicate copy of this letter exists in the Duplantier...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1801 March 15

    • 1801-03-15
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier informs his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, that he is sending a package care of Joseph Poignand [Poignaud?], 'who escaped the horrors of St. Domingue' and whose family in Nantes suffered from the French...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1801 June 05

    • 1801-06-05
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, advises his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, on proceedings in Claude Trénonay's succession. The writer suggests sending correspondence through Daniel Cox in Philadelphia. The addresser also...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 Jan. 28

    • 1802-01-28
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, acknowledging the death of their father. The writer mentions Gariot, Poignand [Poignaud?], Tricou’s boat, and Girod and indicates that the recipient has a child. ...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Eduvige Allard Duplantier, 1802 Jan. 28

    • 1802-01-28
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, consoles his sister, Eduvige Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, following their father's death, reassuring her that he intends to return to France with his children. He briefly discusses property at Falque...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 Mar. 15

    • 1802-03-15
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France. He speaks of smallpox in Louisiana, inoculation against it, and the disease's effect on slave sales. He continues to track the progress in Claude...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 May 10

    • 1802-05-10
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier. [A duplicate of this correspondence exists in the Duplantier (Armand) Letters, Mss. 4914.] The addresser acknowledges receipt of the addressee's letter sent through...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Eduvige Allard Duplantier, 1802 May 31

    • 1802-05-31
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, announces to his sister, Eduvige Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, that he is sending his sons Armand (age 17) and Guy to France with Dr. Giovellina. He states that he has inoculated Guy as well as his daughter against...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 June 03

    • 1802-06-03
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, tells his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, that the writer's son Armand is taking the recipient a power of attorney that will allow the addressee to represent the addresser in Europe. Duplantier asks his...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 June 03

    • 1802-06-03
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, informs his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, that his sons Armand and Guy are leaving for France with Dr. and Mrs. Giovellina. The writer provides background on the Giovellinas, alluding to their connections...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 Sept. 15

    • 1802-09-15
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, informs his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, that the long-awaited procurations for Claude Trénonay's succession have arrived, care of Girod. The writer relates how he will proceed with the succession, part...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Eduvige Allard Duplantier, 1802 Sept. 15

    • 1802-09-15
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Baton Rouge, announces to his sister, Eduvige Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, that he has married the Widow Joyce, about whom he had been speaking in letters. He talks favorably of her and his late wife, and he voices...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1802 Nov. 25

    • 1802-11-25
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, sends his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, a letter on the boat La Mexicaine, saying that he has heard of his sons' arrival in France and that he is angry that Armand and Dr. Giovellina did not...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1803 Feb. 04

    • 1803-02-04
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, expresses to his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, impatience for news of his sons in France. He mentions sending cotton to France care of Gachet in Bordeaux and Messrs. de l’Arbre in Le Havre and indicates...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Guy Allard Duplantier, 1803 Aug. 06

    • 1803-08-06
    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, New Orleans, writes his brother, Guy Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, indicating how war is again presenting problems for Louisiana, for transmitting funds from Claude Trénonay's succession, and for Duplantier’s...

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