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    • 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...
    • Emancipation petition of Antoine Dupuy, Number 87A, 1831.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Antoine Dupuy to free the enslaved woman Caroline (described as a mulatto Creole girl of 18 years of age) and her child Philippe (described as a quarteroon, aged 11 months).
    • Emancipation petition of Rosette and Valentin Posé Brazier, Number 25D, 1831.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Rosette and Valentin Posé Brazier (free people of color) to free the enslaved woman Ursule (described as a Creole of about 25 years of age) and her four children: François-Emile (about eight years of age), Clara (about seven years of...
    • Emancipation petition of the estate of Louise Duvivier, Number 108D, 1834.

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of the estate of Louise Duvivier, a free woman of color, to free the enslaved woman Marie Noël (described as a Creole negro woman of 46 years of age) and her two children, Marceline (described as a mulatto woman Creole of about 30 years of...
    • Norbert Badin papers. Personal Correspondence. Folder 01-04, 1900-1915.

    • African American nuns--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Badin, Norbert, died 1903.; Badin, J. L., born 1866.; Metoyer, Gabriel, born 1847.; Metoyer, Pauline,...
    • Personal correspondence of the Badin family, who were descendants of free people of color from Cane River, La., for the years 1900-1915 are chiefly letters to J. L. Badin and other immediate and extended family members. Letters primarily concern...
    • 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...
    • Prosper Foy petition, 1833 February 28.

    • African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.;...
    • Petition submitted by Prosper Foy attesting that Hyacinthe Raphael (described as a free negro woman) has sold or mortgaged her properties and slaves to secure funds to pay debts, but has not yet paid them. The document petitions judge for aid.
    • J. Roffignac order to pay, 1821 March 19.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free blacks--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American soldiers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Haitian...
    • 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...
    • 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.; Financial instruments.
    • 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...
    • Nicholas Girod order to pay, 1814 October 20.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $6.50 to Julie Robert, described as a free mulatto woman, for the twenty-six days that her enslaved person Blaise worked on the municipal chain gang. The Mayor of New Orleans, N. Girod, issued these pay bills or...
    • Francisco Bouligny memorandum, 1776 September 1.

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.;...
    • Memorandum regarding the instructions for the Governor-General of Louisiana, presented to Charles III at La Granja on the 1st of September 1776. Incomplete, unsigned copy, [written in the hand of Francisco Bouligny]. Captain Francisco Bouligny,...
    • Gilberto Leonard certificate, 1800 May 6.

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Choctaw Indians--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Lake...
    • Certificate issued by Gilberto Leonard (also known as “Gilbert), comptroller general of the Province of Louisiana, to Joseph Bogy. He certified that his office owed Joseph Bogy 228 reales in silver (28 Pesos 4 reales) for services rendered. Bogy...
    • 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...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 6, record book, 1906-1936.

    • Conant, John P., born 1868.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Commerce--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Record book of John P. Conant is comprised of records for business accounts, personal finances, and a record of family and community marriages and deaths in Natchitoches Parish. A handwritten index is found at the beginning of the book. A loose...
    • 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.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African American...
    • 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 Balqué, a free person of color. Documents are in French except for the land survey.
    • Cane River collection, 1829.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, an emancipation record, affidavits, estate and succession inventories, and marriage records certified in 1829 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. A bill of sale...
    • Cane River collection, 1823.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, procurations, slave bills of sale, succession papers, and receipts signed in 1823 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of...
    • Cane River collection, 1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers comprising a mortgage, promissory note, receipt, warrant, and summons all from 1855. Papers relating to free people of color include a mortgage granted by Antoinette Metoyer, the widow of Joseph Augustin Metoyer, to...
    • Cane River collection, 1852.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers including summons, land sales, verdicts, account sheets, proxy appointments, and collection orders dated 1852. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale and renunciation of matrimonial rights by Auguste...

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