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    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-22, 1838 September-December.

    • 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...
    • A bill of sale for Baptiste Meullion's cotton account with Follain, Bellocq, and Degelos. Also included is a letter from Aaron Dial, a free man of color, informing Baptiste of his move to Baton Rouge. The bill of sale is in French.
    • Charles-Pierre Lambert baptismal certificate, 1798 August 18.

    • Free blacks--Saint Domingue.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Saint-Domingue.; Lambert, Pierre Antoine, 1771-1827.; Lambert, 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...
    • 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.; Letters.;...
    • A letter from Saizan to Alphonse Meullion, a free man of color, 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....
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Spouses--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial...
    • A marriage contract between Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais, both free people of color. The document includes an inventory of Marie Eulalie's dowry comprising a property on Burgundy St.; an enslaved person, aged 13 years, named Melie;...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-33, 1870.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion family.; African American families--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Harte, Bret, 1836-1902--Poetry.; Chinese Americans in literature.;...
    • A newspaper clipping of the illustrated poem "The Heathen Chinee" by Francis Bret Harte, originally published in The Overland Monthly Magazine (September 1870).
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1843-1849.

    • Account books--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1843-1849. Included are the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1847-1855.

    • African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; African American...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1847-1855. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Pages 92 and 240 are not present in...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1850-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1850-1871. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including:...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1869-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1869-1874. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1872-1882.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American plantation...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1872-1882. Stock, cash, interest, real estate, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members...
    • 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.
    • Louis Metoyer conveyance, 1823 June 4.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Act of conveyance for sale of a tract of land on the Red River in Natchitoches, La. by Louis Metoyer, a free man of color to his nephew, Jean Baptiste Augustin Metoyer, a free man of color. In French.
    • 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...
    • 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). In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-27, 1844-1847.

    • 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...
    • Bills of sale for Bellazaire Meullion's dry-goods account with François Neda, a white merchant. Included is her cotton account with Follain & Bellocq, a New Orleans merchant firm. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-14, 1833 April-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 Jean Baptiste Meullion's sugar account with Miramond O'Duhigg Company, a merchant firm in New Orleans, and for his shipping account with A. Ozere. Also present is a letter from M. Donatfuxe containing news from his village. In...
    • 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, a free man of color. Included is 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...
    • 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.; 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 01-19, 1835-1836.

    • 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...
    • 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. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-29, 1854-1860.

    • 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...
    • Business records of Bellazaire Meullion, a free woman of color, comprising a bill of sale and letter for her cotton account with Bellocq Noblem & Company and a promissory note addressed to A. J. Elias for grafts set in fruit trees. Documents are in...

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