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    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-14, 1793-1795.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; Land grants--Mississippi--Natchez.; Conveyancing--Mississippi--Natchez.; Hospitals--Mississippi--Natchez.; Surgeons--Mississippi--Natchez.; Governors general--Mississippi--Natchez.; Gil, Andrés, active...
    • The conveyance, dated May 22, 1793, negotiates use of land in Natchez ceded to Andrés Gil, practitioner at the Natchez royal hospital. In the document, Gil addresses Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, District Governor of Natchez (West Florida), and states...
    • Cane River collection, 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, 1844 January-May.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family : Natchitoches...
    • Primarily notarized documents including mortgages, lists of debts, minutes from family meetings, testimonies, and land transactions, signed in 1844 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the lease,...
    • Cane River collection, 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....
    • Beltran Gravier petition, before 1797

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Women landowners--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land...
    • Petition submitted by mayor Beltran Gravier (i.e., the elder), to [the Governor of the Province of Louisiana?]. Gravier submitted a petition in connection with a suit that he had instituted against Maria San Juan, who is described as a free negro....
    • Cane River collection, 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, 1851 January-May.

    • 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, verdicts, mortgages, account sheets, land sales, slave bills of sale from 1851. Papers relating to free people of color include a summons ordering Cyriaque Monet to appear in court; a quittance and a...
    • Cane River collection, 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 : Natchitoches...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 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 an enslaved person, and a quittance that are signed in 1834 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Documents relating to...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-28, 1847.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including slave bills of sale, oaths, estate inventories, collection orders, procurations, and financial records, signed in 1847 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include...
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Spouses--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial...
    • A marriage contract between Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais, both free people of color. The document includes an inventory of Marie Eulalie's dowry comprising a property on Burgundy St.; an enslaved person, aged 13 years, named Melie;...
    • Desk

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    • Walnut slant-front desk with a series of four graduated drawers. Drawer blades likely half-blind dovetailed or tenoned into the side of the case (a cap hides construction details). Grooved drawer runners are tenoned into the blades, and screwed...
    • Engraving

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    • Hand-colored stipple and line engraving of a religious woman freeing three Native Americans in a landscape with three palm trees. The French inscription reads: "ATALA DELIVRE CHACTAS./ Chelas fils d'Outalissi Chef des guerriers Natchez, Nation...

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