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    • Andrew Durnford memorandum book, 1855-1858.

    • Account books--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.;...
    • Memorandum book of Andrew Durnford, a free man of color, in which he records the supplies he purchased and the names of his suppliers, notes credits and debts incurred by enslaved persons, and records his daily activities.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • MM. Chapter 34: Farm and Rural Labor, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century; African American farmers -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Metoyer family papers. John P. Conant papers. Folder 01-02, 1909-1929.

    • Conant, Jean Arnold, 1846-1921.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • John P. Conant papers contain materials related to his parents, Jean Arnold Conant and Marie Louise Emma Dupré Conant, who were both free people of color of creole heritage. The folder contains two personal letters to John P. Conant from Jean...
    • Metoyer family papers. Cashbook. Folder 01-06, 1889-1926.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Accounts--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • The Metoyer family cashbook contains store accounts and cotton ginning accounts. Goods represented include pork, seeds, quinine, cotton, corn, and beef. Names included in the book are M. Jones and Laura Metoyer.
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers are primarily comprised of letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include H. & C. Newman Ltd.,...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03b, 1904-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Financial papers of St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Also included is a license to pursue the occupation of General...
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01b, 1903-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers are primarily comprised of letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include John T. Hardie's Sons &...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Financial papers belonging to St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Included is a letter from St. Clair Metoyer to his...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Jackson (Slave of Andrew Durnford), active 1847.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, approximately 1831-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Undated letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding personal matters and the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters refer to the birth of his daughter, Rosema (1844), news from his son, Thomas, at...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1836-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters chiefly written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his shipment of sugar to McDonogh as part of their crop sharing arrangement, his need of a new...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh largely regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his trade in sugar, his purchase of tracts of land from McDonogh, and the birth of his daughter....
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1831-1835.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Sugar plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh largely regarding the status of the former's crops. The letters concern shipments of McDonogh's share of sugar as well as the status of Durnford's trade in molasses, corn,...
    • 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-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.

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