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    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01b, 1864-1870.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.;...
    • Material is primarily financial in nature, but includes loyalty oaths taken by Miles Terrell on October 13, 1868 and Ceaburn Brown on October 17, 1868. Financial papers consist of accounts and invoices for food, clothing and household items,...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01f, 1878-1879.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins...
    • Financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell consist mostly of receipts for taxes paid, payments made on accounts with general merchants and grocers, and promissory notes. Included is a physician's bill for the Terrell family from 1878.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02d, 1895-1899.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Chiefly correspondence and financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell. Correspondence is comprised mostly of family letters that relate to family matters and to Frank Terrell's financial and legal problems. Letters from the Louisiana State Land...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03a, 1900-1905.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Materials consist of family letters, tax receipts, and a land conveyance for the sale of land in Rapides Parish. Most of the items belonged to Sarah Clifton, Terrell, the wife of Miles Terrell. Letters discuss family news and upcoming family...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03b, 1906-1907.

    • Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material consists of family letters, receipts, and tax receipts belonging to Sarah Clifton Terrell. Family letters are primarily those of Gloucester Terrell to his mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell, in which he reports news on the activities and health...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02a, 1880-1885.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins and...
    • Financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell consist mostly of receipts for taxes paid, payments made on accounts with general merchants and grocers, and promissory notes. A fragment of a letter to Sarah Clifton Terrell, dated 1881, describes the...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03c, 1908-1912.

    • Free African Americans.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postal receipts, and tax receipts belonging to Sarah Clifton Terrell, widow of Miles Terrell. Family letters relate news on the activities and health of family members.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02b, 1886-1891.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins and...
    • Chiefly financial documents of Sarah Clifton Terrell that consist of accounts with merchants, receipts for payments made to merchants, tax receipts, and personal letters. An unsigned letter to Sarah Clifton Terrell from one of her children...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02c, 1892-1894.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.;...
    • Chiefly family letters written by Frank and Amos Terrell to their mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell. Letters discuss Frank Terrell's incarceration and his need for bail money and Amos's effort to assist him (1893-1894). A letter from attorneys Cheatam...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03d, 1913-1929.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postcards, and tax receipts of Sarah Clifton Terrell and members of the Terrell family. Family letters relate to the health and personal activities of family members. Some letters have missing pages. Several...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01c, 1870-1872.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter registration--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor.;...
    • Material consists mostly of invoices, promissory notes and receipts relating to purchases and small loans made by Miles Terrell, including the purchase of a heifer from James Hicks, dated September 9, 1871. In a letter to Miles Terrell, dated...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04b, approximately 1860-1915.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.; Letters.; Receipts (Acknowledgments)(Acknowledgments) Invoices.; Advertising.; Poetry.
    • Undated materials of Miles and Sarah Clifton Terrell, free people of color, include letter fragments; a handwritten poem; a property agreement; invoices, accounts, and receipts for Miles Terrell; a letter from a man named Paul; and a circular from...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated January 27, 1875 requires Miles...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04d, approximately 1870-1918.

    • Free African Americans.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Correspondence.; Letters.; Advertising--Medicine.; Invoices.; Accounts.;...
    • Material consists of letters written to Sarah J. Terrell, a fragment of an invoice, and an advertisement for medicinal remedies available from the Johnson, Holloway and Company. Partial letters relate to family matters. Also present is a brief love...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01d, 1873-1877.

    • Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter registration--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Clothing and dress--Louisiana.; Debtor and creditor.; Certificates.;...
    • Chiefly financial papers that include accounts, invoices, and receipts documenting the sale of cotton, household goods, food, tobacco, farm equipment, whiskey, and quinine. Receipts also document payments on debt. Promissory notes relate to loans...
    • 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...
    • Norbert Badin papers. Personal Correspondence. Folder 01-04, 1900-1915.

    • African American nuns--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Badin, Norbert, died 1903.; Badin, J. L., born 1866.; Metoyer, Gabriel, born 1847.; Metoyer, Pauline,...
    • Personal correspondence of the Badin family, who were descendants of free people of color from Cane River, La., for the years 1900-1915 are chiefly letters to J. L. Badin and other immediate and extended family members. Letters primarily concern...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 49-62, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Sugar plantations--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • Norbert Badin papers. Personal Correspondence. Folder 01-02, 1882-1894.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Badin, J. L., born 1866.; Badin, Nerestin.; Metoyer, Gabriel, born 1847.; Metoyer, Pauline, born 1861.; Cotton picking--Louisiana.; Cotton--Irrigation--Louisiana.; Cotton...
    • Personal correspondence of the Badin family, who were descendants of free people of color from Cane River, La., for the years 1882-1894 are chiefly letters to Norbert Badin, his wife Phermance Badin, and his son J. L. Badin. The bulk of the letters...

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