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Browsing items in: Free People of Color in Louisiana

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    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 93-122, 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...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 223-237, 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 01-17, 1835 May.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Letters from Miramond O'Duhigg Company (a merchant firm in New Orleans) to Baptiste Meullion regarding the sale of his cotton. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-19, 1835-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-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. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-11, 1831-1832.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; 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...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-06, 1819-1824.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchants Lauvi Toledano, Vincent Rillieux, M. Groleé, 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 01-32, 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 approximately...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 123-151, 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 63-92, 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 01-07, 1824-1826.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with Toledano & Company and Louaillier Brothers. Also includes a summons from the Saint Landry Parish Justice of the Peace to settle a complaint made by Robert C. Fryar. A bill of sale for...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-24, 1839-1840.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • The folder contains a bill of sale executed by Dupré, Jubertie & Tiney for Jean Baptiste Meullion's food supplies and dry goods account, and, a letter from Follain, Bellocq, and Degelos regarding the low price of cotton and sugar. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-03, 1807-1809.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion, a free man of color, including a slave bill of sale for his purchase of Terry, aged 20 years, from Patrick Gurnett. Other documents include a bill of sale from Monato Company as well as receipts from M....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-09, 1827-1830.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • 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, an enslaved person of about fifty-five years of age, by Sambo Bellestre, a free man...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-08, 1826-1827.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.;...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's account with Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is a bill of sale executed by A. Moore. All documents are in French except for Moore's bill.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-35, 1798-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana.; African...
    • The folder contains empty and undated envelopes: one from the Chalmette Matrimonial Association and one addressed to Jean Baptiste Meullion, who was a free man of color. One document is in French.
    • 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 approximately 1835-1899.; Letters.;...
    • A letter from Saizan to Alphonse Meullion, a free man of color, 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....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-10, 1830-1831.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Chiefly business letters written to Jean Baptiste Meullion, a free man of color, by merchants associated with the New Orleans firms Miramond Company and Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is the marriage record of Elizabeth Donato and...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-26, 1842-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Includes Jean Baptiste Meullion's estate inventory and succession with lists of his enslaved persons. Also present is a petition by Lastie Dupré, administrator of Joseph Balqué's estate, to recover debt from Marie Françoise Laurent (Balqué's...

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