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    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 185-222, 1803-1849.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Free African Americans.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Plantation...
    • Letters written to John McDonogh by a variety of persons primarily documenting his business negotiations. Included are letters by Augustin Malet and his daughter Marie Therese Malet, both free people of color, regarding the sale of their property....
    • St. Rosalie Plantation record book, 1840-1868.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Sugar...
    • The record book for the St. Rosalie sugar plantation in Plaquemines Parish includes Andrew Durnford’s business transactions with John McDonogh, lists of enslaved persons, cash accounts, and copies of a few letters concerning his son, Thomas, while...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 93-122, 1837-1844.

    • 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 plantation in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Durnford discusses his views on slavery in several letters, and in one instance, he requests...
    • 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-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 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...
    • 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...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 40, notebook, 1848 March-1866 December.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American farmers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.;...
    • The notebook of the Johnson family contains notes on horse upkeep, teaching, and household and farming management dating from March 1848 to December 1866. The book was used by several members of the Johnson family. Notes on farming and horse upkeep...
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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, 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, 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,...
    • 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...

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