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    • Marguerite emancipation record, 1788 February 3.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; De Villiers, Joseph, born 1747.; Women...
    • A legal document in which Joseph de Villiers grants liberty to his slave, Marguerite, who is described as a mulatto. The document is in French.
    • Jean Baptiste emancipation record, 1788 August 1.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Racially mixed...
    • A legal document granting liberty to Jean Baptiste, described as a mulatto, after the death of his master, François Marine. The document is in French and is notarized by Nicolas Forstal.
    • Painting in Louisiana From The Historic New Orleans Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Work and Labor;
    • The Painting in Louisiana from The Historic New Orleans Collection consists of several hundred paintings (including oils and watercolors) by Louisiana and Southern artists, owned by The Historic New Orleans Collection. The paintings held by...
    • Terrytown Lions Club

    • Clubs; Men; Suits (Clothing); Plaques; Awards; Award presentations; Podiums
    • View of the presentation of a plaque bearing the inscription ""Carl E. Chiasson / President / The Lions Club of / Terrytown, Louisiana / 1978-1979"". Two men hold the plaque at the podium.
    • Francisco Bouligny memorandum, 1776 September 1

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.;...
    • Memorandum regarding the instructions for the Governor-General of Louisiana, presented to Charles III at La Granja on the 1st of September 1776. Incomplete, unsigned copy, [written in the hand of Francisco Bouligny]. Captain Francisco Bouligny,...
    • Leonardo Mazange financial record, 1782 February 15

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; African American soldiers--Louisiana.
    • Statement of accounts and order to pay signed by Leonardo Mazange, clerk of the Cabildo. The statement of accounts was for salaries in the amount of seventeen pesos six reales a day for company of sixteen mulatto and free black militiamen, who were...
    • Armand Duplantier Family Letters Collection, 1777-1841

    • Community and Culture; Education; Government and Politics; Health and Medicine; Military and War; People and Cultures
    • The Armand Duplantier Family Letters date from 1777 to 1841 and contain items from four generations of the Duplantier family, including Armand Duplantier, his uncle Claude Trenonay, Armand's son Armand Allard Duplantier, and granddaughter Amelie...
    • Early Louisiana French Correspondence

    • Community and Culture; Government and Politics; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity
    • The Early Louisiana French Correspondence collection is a digital corpus of 100 handwritten French letters, personal and letters of business, written in Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries. These letters, showing the living conditions and...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-10, 1829.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, an emancipation record, affidavits, estate and succession inventories, and marriage records certified in 1829 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. A bill of sale...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-12, 1831.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a will, an engagement record, and a mortgage that were certified in 1831 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. Three documents concern [Jean Baptiste?] Dominique...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-15, 1834.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a receipt, an inquest concerning the death of a slave, and a quittance that are signed in 1834 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Documents relating to free people...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-32b, 1851 June-December.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.;...
    • Legal and financial papers including summons, mortgages, verdicts, account sheets, oaths, promissory notes, and marriage records from 1851. Papers relating to free people of color include a certificate, mortgage, and compromise belonging to [St....
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-24, 1843.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.; African...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land transactions, mortgages, testimonies, promissory notes, and slave bills of sale; signed in 1843 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by...

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