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    • Hospital de San Lazaro document, 1801.

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Leprosy--Hospitals--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Account by Juan Castanedo, mayordomo de proprios for New Orleans, on the income and expenses of the San Lazaro leper colony. Four of the five nurses are free people of color. In Spanish.
    • Gabriel Martin receipt, 1798 November 26.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Receipt issued by Gabriel Martin, at Rapide, to Jean Baptiste Bauvay, 1798 November 26. Gabriel Martin received 200 piastres from Jean Baptiste Bauvay [or, Beauvais] as payment for a plantation he sold Bauvay. The property, situated on the right...
    • Joseph Maison oral proceeding, 1768 February 1

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; French--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Land tenure--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • A certified copy of the procès-verbal (proceeding) concerning the attempt by Joseph Maison, bailiff of the Superior Council of Louisiana, to seize the property of Villars Dubreuil in New Orleans. In accordance with the Superior Council's orders of...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Louisiana statistical table, 1797.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Louisiana--Population.; Slave records--Louisiana.
    • Statistical table of Louisiana, 1797. The tables give population figures for Louisiana's settled areas. The total number of people was 37,305, and the count was subdivided into numbers of whites, free persons of color, and slaves. In French.
    • Baron de Carondelet order to pay, 1793 January 26.

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana New Orleans.; African...
    • Order to pay issued by the Baron de Carondelet, New Orleans, in favor of the widow Perigord. Governor Carondelet ordered the Public Receiver to pay Perigord 3 1/2 pesos from the proceeds of the sale of the house of the free mulatto D'Orville. In...
    • Estevan Miro order to pay, 1787 March 16

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Order to pay issued by Governor [Estevan] Miró of Louisiana in favor of Robert, a free mulatto of New Orleans. Governor Miró ordered City Alderman Francisco María de Reggio to pay Robert the sum of six pesos from the city's fund allocated for...
    • Beltran Gravier petition, before 1797

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New...
    • 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 the free woman of color, Maria San Juan. In an...
    • L. Durand letter, 1783 August 11.

    • Louisiana--History--18th century.; Free blacks--Haiti.; Letters.; Cap-Haïtien (Haiti); Haitians--Louisiana.
    • A letter by L. Durand to his sister Géneviévé Voyart, who is described as a free mulatress living in Cap (possibly Cap-Français, now called Cap-Haïtien). In the letter, Durand discusses his safe arrival in Louisiana and inquires after family...
    • 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.
    • Juan de Castanedo list, 1795 November 30

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Hispanic Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New...
    • List of those persons who paid the one peso fee for having a booth or stall on the levee. The list includes Enrique, a free person of color. The document is signed by Juan de Castanedo, superintendent of public lands in New Orleans. In Spanish.
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1790 Mar. 11

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, adresses Joseph Allard Duplantier, « Député aux états généraux, » Paris, France. Duplantier receives the correspondence at another Mr. Trénonay's address in Paris. The addresser congratulates the...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1777 Apr. 01

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Arranged marriage--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.;...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, about sending her son Armand to Louisiana, where the writer hopes to marry his nephew to his stepdaughter, Augustine Gérard, and to provide for the couple. Trénonay...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1781 Mar. 30

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.; Pensacola...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, to announce the arrival of her son Armand Duplantier in Louisiana. He speaks of economic conditions in the colony and of plans to attack Pensacola, Florida. He mentions...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1792 Feb. 04

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827--Family.; France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.; Louisiana--Politics and government--To 1803.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, whom the addresser mentions as having been at Versailles. Trénonay claims that he has kept up with the French Revolution and the new constitution (which he praises...

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