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  • Subject: African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century
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    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 21.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New...
    • Depositions of J. B. Ducoing and Jean André Grasse on behalf of Ace Pierre, a free man of color of New Orleans. Jean Baptiste Ducoing appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Ace Pierre, and the woman,...
    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 29.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Depositions of John Lewis and Louis Deslondes on behalf of John Hickman of New Orleans. John Lewis, a free man of color, and Louis Deslondes appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that John Hickman, a free man of color,...
    • J. Roffignac order to pay, 1821 August 13.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $2.50 to Guillaume Parent, a free man of color, for passage to Madisonville and meals for Peter Horn on the vessel Le Petit Marsouin. The Mayor of New Orleans, J. Roffignac, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers...
    • J. Roffignac order to pay, 1821 August 30.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $10 to Guillaume Parent, a free man of color, for transporting four passengers across the lake. J. Roffignac, the Mayor of New Orleans, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the City Treasurer to...
    • Matthew Flannery census of New Orleans, 1805 August 5

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Census.; New Orleans (La.)--Population.
    • Census of New Orleans, 1805, submitted by Matthew Flannery to the City Council of New Orleans. The data sheets, compiled by census-taker Matthew Flannery, are arranged by streets, according to the model form he submitted to the City Council on 1805...
    • Matthew Flannery model form for census, 1805 May 11

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Census.; New Orleans (La.)--Population.
    • Model form for census, submitted by Matthew Flannery to the City Council of New Orleans. The model was the form that Flannery proposed to use in compiling data for a census of New Orleans. He planned three categories of inhabitants - whites, free...
    • Charles Thorton Butler baptismal certificate, 1844 February 22

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American Catholics--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Indians of North America--Louisiana.
    • Baptismal certificate of Charles Thorton Butler of New Orleans. Father James Lesne, Rector of Saint Anthony's Chapel in New Orleans from 1840-1854, certified that he baptized Charles Thornton Butler, born 1817 May 16 at Lafourche, the legitimate...
    • James Mather order to pay, 1807 November 12

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American soldiers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $30 to Valfroy Trudeau, a free mulatto, for services rendered in the "Grandjean affair." The Mayor of New Orleans, James Mather, issued pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the City Treasurer to remunerate...
    • J. Roffignac order to pay, 1821 March 19

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American soldiers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Haitian Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $132 to Mr. (Joseph?) Savary, Jr., a free man of color, for the rental of a cart to the City for three months. The Mayor of New Orleans, J. Roffignac, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the City...
    • M. Lafon letter to Mayor Roufignac. 1820 June 14.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Lafon, Barthélémy, 1769-1820.
    • A letter to Mayor Roffignac from [Pierre Barthélémy?] Lafon, a free man of color, concerning money due him for a piece of property owned by the city. In French.
    • James Johnston personal letter, 1849 June 1

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Johnston, James, flourished 1849--Trials, litigation, etc.; Hinckley, Orramel, 1813-1868.
    • Personal letter from J[ames] Johnston of New Orleans to Captain O[rramel] Hinckley in New Albany, Indiana. Johnston gives an account of his recent trial in Opelousas in which he was acquitted of charges of having whipped a free man of color.
    • Slavery documents collection. Folder 01-05, 1847 April 20.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free...
    • A petition to emancipate the slave "Henrietta" filed by Philip Moore to execute the request of his late mother. Includes a testimonial by the witness Wheelock S. Upton for whom Henrietta worked as a washerwoman.
    • Slavery documents collection. Folder 01-15, 1839 July 11.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave trade--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.; Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--West...
    • A bill of sale for the transfer of 15 slaves by Josias Gray to Ann Maria, a free woman of color. The deed was executed to compensate Ann Maria for serving as Gray's housekeeper since her emancipation. The inventory lists the names and ages of the...
    • Bruno Gireaudeau deposition, 1844 April 13.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.;
    • Deposition of Bruno Gireaudeau who appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Joseph Zeno, a free man of color, also present, for twenty years and that Zeno had been born a free man in New Orleans. The...

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