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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, 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 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.; Slavery--Saint-Domingue--History.;...
    • 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...
    • Ferdinand Percy court proceeding, 1828 February 5.

    • Court records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Debt cancellation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Campanel, Barthelemy, died 1835.;...
    • A copy of a court proceeding concerning the disposal of debts that Ferdinand Percy owed to various persons, including Barthelemy Campanel, a free Creole of color. Having surrendered all of his property to his creditors, the court and his creditors...
    • Jean Baptiste emancipation record, 1788 August 1.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Racially mixed...
    • A legal document granting liberty to Jean Baptiste, described as a mulatto, after the death of his master, François Marine. The document is in French and is notarized by Nicolas Forstal.
    • Marguerite emancipation record, 1788 February 3.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; De Villiers, Joseph, born 1747.; Women...
    • A legal document in which Joseph de Villiers grants liberty to his slave, Marguerite, who is described as a mulatto. The document is in French.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial agreements--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • 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.; a slave, age 13, named Melie; monies, silver,...
    • 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).
    • Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny emancipation petition, 1842 March.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny family.; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny, Félicité Aurore Barbier,...
    • A petition for the emancipation of Coralie, a slave, aged 40, belonging to Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny. The document certifies that the widow of Bouny is the owner of Coralie and that the latter was always ""respectful, obedient, and loyal to...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 01-01, 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. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 02-01, 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. Folder 03-01, 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. Folder 04-01, 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. Folder 05-01, 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 to his nephew, Jean Baptiste Augustin Metoyer. The document is written in French.
    • City of New Orleans order to pay, 1818 November 7.

    • Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans--History--19th century.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Mountreuil,...
    • An order from the mayor's office to the treasury to reimburse Rosette Montreuil, a free Creole woman of color, for the work of her slave, Michel. The document is signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, and is written 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...

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