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    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-05, 1815-1818.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion including bills of sale for his accounts with Debuys and Laune; Arnaud Carraby; and S.S. (Simon?) Bernard. Includes a slave bill of sale for the transfer of Mary, age 33, from Theophilus Elmer. Also...
    • Paul and Marie Mortimer land sale, 1847 December 18.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th...
    • The conveyance for a property on Phillipa (Dryades) Street in New Orleans sold by Paul Emile Mortimer and Marie Anastasia Estelle Mortimer to Mary Tinsley, a free woman of color. The document is in French, and a translation is included.
    • Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg land plat, 1800.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--19th century.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Women landowners--Louisiana.; Real property--Maps.;...
    • The plat (map) for the bordering lands of Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg, both free Creole women of color. The tracts were bounded on two sides by the land of Pedro Broussard; Juanita's land adjoined the Attacapas (Attakapas) River. On the...
    • Armand Duplantier, Jr., to Antoine Frédérique Allard Duplantier, 1841 Dec. 20

    • Duplantier, Marie Louise, 1812-1841--Death and burial.; French Americans--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--Politics and government.; Land grants--Law and legislation--Louisiana.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
    • Armand Duplantier, Jr., St. James Parish, tells his cousin Antoine Frédérique Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, that Améle Duplantier, returning to Louisiana, has brought the recipient's news. The addresser expresses sorrow upon learning about...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-01, 1776-1826

    • Meullion, Maria Juana, born 1736?; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Meullion, Luis Augustin.; Vivant, Charles, active 1782-1803.; DeClouet, Joseph Alexandre, died 1816.; Meullion family.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana.; Free African...
    • The bulk of materials comprise receipts, bills of sale, mortgages, and other legal and financial documents that record land and slave purchase transactions of Baptiste Meullion primarily with Alexandre DeClouet, Andrés Duclot, and Charles Vivant. ...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-06, 1819-1824.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--St....
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchants Lauvi Toledano, Vincent Rillieux, M. Grol�e, and Gauron Chaumette. Also present is a letter from Garrigues de Flaugeac regarding their business with Lauvi Toledano....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-30, 1861-1865.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Civil War era business records of Donat Meullion and his son, Antoine Alphonse. Includes an address by New Orleans Cotton Factors (commission merchants) recommending that plantation owners retain their crops until the blockade in New Orleans is...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-18, 1835 June.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Bills of sale for Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchant firm, Miramond O'Duhigg Company (for sugar) and the general store, Follain Fux Company (for dry-goods). Documents are in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-13, 1833.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Chiefly bills of sale recording Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchant firms Miramond O'Duhigg Company and Follain Fux Company. Also present is a receipt from Daniel Melcher to Baptiste for the purchase of a wagon and harness....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-02, 1806-1807.

    • Cotton trade--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Jean Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion comprising a bill of sale for his cotton account, a survey of his land, as well as receipts from M. Bunos and Joseph Balqu�, a free person of color. Documents are in French except for the land survey.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-31, 1866 January-November.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Meullion, Antoine...
    • Business and personal papers of Antoine Alphonse Meullion. Includes a receipt for publishing a notice in the Sentinal about a property in Saint Landry Parish that he purchased from James G. Hayes on July 7, 1866; the notice is attached to the...
    • Charles-Pierre Lambert baptismal certificate, 1798 August 18.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Saint-Domingue.; Lambert, Pierre Antoine, 1771-1827.; Lambert, Richard (Charles-Pierre), 1796-1862.; Lambert family.;...
    • A certificate verifying that Charles-Pierre Lambert was baptized at age two by Jean Baptiste-Joseph Lemaire and that Madame de St. Georges gave him to Monsieur Lambert, his natural father, who promised to set him free. The certificate is signed by...
    • 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...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-34, probably 1866.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse, active 1849-1867.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); Letters.;...
    • A letter from Saizan to Alphonse Meullion requesting compensation of $300 and a visit from him the next Saturday. The letter may be related to a legal dispute between Saizan and Alphonse regarding land in Saint Landry Parish. The letter is in...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-03, 1807-1809.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion including a slave bill of sale for his purchase of Terry, aged 20, from Patrick Gurnett. Other documents include a bill of sale from Monato Company as well as receipts from M. Brunot and Richard Bailey....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-24, 1839-1840.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Comprises a bill of sale executed by Dupr� Jubertie & Tiney for Jean Baptiste Meullion's food supplies and dry goods account; and, a letter from Follain, Bellocq, and Degelos regarding the low price of cotton and sugar. Documents are in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-35, 1798-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana.;...
    • Empty and undated envelopes: one from the Chalmette Matrimonial Association and one addressed to Jean Baptiste Meullion. One document is in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-11, 1831-1832.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Business papers including bills of sale and a letter concerning Jean Baptiste Meullion's sugar accounts with Miramond O'Duhigg Company and Toledano & Gaillard Company, merchant firms in New Orleans. Also present is a conveyance transferring one...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-26, 1842-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Includes Jean Baptiste Meullion's estate inventory and succession with lists of his slaves. Also present is a petition by Lastie Dupr�, administrator of Joseph Balqu�'s estate, to recover debt from: Marie Françoise Laurent (Balqu�s widow),...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-19, 1835-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Business papers of Baptiste Meullion comprising a bill of sale for his cotton and sugar accounts with the New Orleans merchant firm Miramond O'Duhigg Company; and a receipt for the purchase of fabric from Lastrapes & Bangueral. Documents are in...

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