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Browsing items in: Free People of Color in Louisiana

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    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-02, 1837-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie plantation in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Durnford discusses his views on slavery in several letters; and in one instance, he requests...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-01, 1834-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh, chronicling the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Their correspondence predominantly concerns the status of a sugarcane crop that Durnford cultivated and supervised for...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-19, 1835-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Business papers of Baptiste Meullion comprising a bill of sale for his cotton and sugar accounts with the New Orleans merchant firm Miramond O'Duhigg Company; and a receipt for the purchase of fabric from Lastrapes & Bangueral. Documents are in...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-25, 1840 April-May.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Two bills of sale: one executed by the Latour Brothers for Baptiste Meullion's metal repair account; one by Jean Speirer addressed to the widow of Baptiste Meullion (C�leste Donato) for agricultural supplies. Documents are in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-26, 1842-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Includes Jean Baptiste Meullion's estate inventory and succession with lists of his slaves. Also present is a petition by Lastie Dupr�, administrator of Joseph Balqu�'s estate, to recover debt from: Marie Françoise Laurent (Balqu�s widow), Joseph...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-02, 1810-1814.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Thomas, Joseph, active 1809-1814.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.;...
    • Letters from Joseph Thomas to John McDonogh refer to frontier conditions along the Amite River and the bayou around Barbara, Louisiana. Thomas reports on plantation matters including sugarcane, corn, potato, and pumpkin cultivation. He also...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-11, 1831-1832.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Business papers including bills of sale and a letter concerning Jean Baptiste Meullion's sugar accounts with Miramond O'Duhigg Company and Toledano & Gaillard Company, merchant firms in New Orleans. Also present is a conveyance transferring one...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-01, 1827-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Other topics include the emancipation of slaves and the colonization of Liberia by former slaves. Some documents are...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-06, 1819-1824.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchants Lauvi Toledano, Vincent Rillieux, M. Grol�e, and Gauron Chaumette. Also present is a letter from Garrigues de Flaugeac regarding their business with Lauvi Toledano. All...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-30, 1861-1865.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Civil War era business records of Donat Meullion and his son, Antoine Alphonse. Includes an address by New Orleans Cotton Factors (commission merchants) recommending that plantation owners retain their crops until the blockade in New Orleans is...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-34, probably 1866.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse, active 1849-1867.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); Letters.;...
    • A letter from Saizan to Alphonse Meullion requesting compensation of $300 and a visit from him the next Saturday. The letter may be related to a legal dispute between Saizan and Alphonse regarding land in Saint Landry Parish. The letter is in...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-28, 1849-1852.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion's descendants comprising a receipt addressed to Alphonse Meullion for Bellazaire's account with Baptiste Montala; a bill addressed to Donat for the cost of burying his child and his wife, Elizabeth...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-29, 1854-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Business records of Bellazaire Meullion comprising a bill of sale and letter for her cotton account with Bellocq Noblem & Company; and a promissory note addressed to A.J. Elias for grafts set in fruit trees. Documents are in French except for...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-32, 1867-1885.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse, active 1849-1867.; Saint...
    • Papers of Jean Baptiste Meullion's descendants include the voter registration certificate of Alphonse Meullion; and a letter from Bellocq, Noblon & Company to Belarie Meullion regarding the price of cotton. Other documents comprise a price list...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-15, 1834 May-June.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Letters from Miramond O'Duhigg Company, a merchant firm in New Orleans, regarding the balance on Baptiste Meullion's accounts. Documents are in French.
    • John and Jean Rousseau collection, 1814-1838.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mallet, Jeanne Marie, died 1828--Finance, Personal.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--New...
    • Includes legal documents regarding the purchase and ownership of slaves, tutorship or guardianship of the Rousseau children after their mother's death, and statements of the separate and joint assets of Jean Rousseau and Jeanne Marie Mallet, both...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-03, 1807-1809.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion including a slave bill of sale for his purchase of Terry, aged 20, from Patrick Gurnett. Other documents include a bill of sale from Monato Company as well as receipts from M. Brunot and Richard Bailey....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-05, 1815-1818.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion including bills of sale for his accounts with Debuys and Laune; Arnaud Carraby; and S.S. (Simon?) Bernard. Includes a slave bill of sale for the transfer of Mary, age 33, from Theophilus Elmer. Also...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-09, 1827-1830.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's cotton account with Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is a manumission paper granting freedom to Susanne, a slave of about fifty-five years, by Sambo Bellestre, a free man of color....

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