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    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-01, ledger, 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A. (Pierre-Aristide); Tureaud, Alexander Pierre,...
    • Ledger with transcriptions of poems in Les Cenelles and prose text transcribed by P. A. Desdunes. Authors include: B. Valcour, P. Dalcour, Nelson Desbrosse, Joanni, Armand Lanusse, Michel St. Pierre, Camille Thierry, E. V. Rillieux, and P. A....
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-02, ledger, approximately 1876-1890.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Ink manuscript with writings by P. A. Desdunes and others including Desdunes' essays or "réflexions" on morality, money, and the cause of revolution in Haiti; an appreciation of the poetry of Edmond Héraux; a comparison between American capitalists...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Ledger Inserts. Folder 01-03, approximately 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Six inserts from ledger with transcription of poems in Les Cenelles, a literary journal published by New Orleans free people of color. Includes poems and prose by P. A. Desdunes and a poem by Arnaud Lanusse. Gift of A. P. Tureaud. In French.
    • A. Sampson letter introducing Eugène Warburg, 1852 November 23.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American artists--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Immigrants--France--Paris.; Artists--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Letters.
    • Letter of introduction by A. Sampson of New Orleans to Monsieur Lafaure of Paris. Mr. Sampson requests that Monsieur Lafaure help in arranging lodgings in Paris for Eugène Warburg, a young artist and free person of color. The document describes...
    • Adeleda Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01, 1831-1860.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American Catholics--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • The folder is comprised of tax receipts for Adeleda Metoyer and invoices and receipts to Adeleda and Toussaint Metoyer for cotton, books, whiskey, sugar, coffee, and various other goods. These accounts include the following merchants: Jean Conant,...
    • Adeleda Metoyer papers. Folder 01-02, 1873-1897.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly invoices and receipts for cotton and various general goods purchased by Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer. Business letters to Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer by the cotton merchants Ar. Miltenberger & Pollock are also represented. Also included...
    • Anonymous daybooks, Volume 1, 1856-1857.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • The first volume of Anonymous Daybooks contains the accounts of a free man of color, Oscar Dubreuil, for purchases made at a general merchandise store in Isle Brevelle, Natchitoches Parish, La. (possibly Dupré, Metoyer & Company) for the years 1856...
    • Anonymous daybooks, Volume 2, 1857-1858.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • The second volume of Anonymous Daybooks contains the accounts of a free man of color, Oscar Dubreuil, for purchases made at a general merchandise store in Isle Brevelle, Natchitoches Parish, La. (possibly Dupré, Metoyer & Company) for the years...
    • 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...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-01, 1819-1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches Parish...
    • Primarily financial and legal documents of Joseph Perot, a free Creole of color, and Louis Fort. Of note is a true copy of an act of manumission by Louis Fort for a woman (described as a "mulatto") named Angélique (1819); and, a document for the...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-02, 1868-1879.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • Chiefly bills, receipts, letters, and legal documents belonging to Louis Martin Joson, Joseph Pelagie, Joseph Perot, and other members of the Joson and Perot families. Legal documents include a subsistence supplies bond for Louis Martin Joson of...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-03, 1880-1899.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily letters, and receipts belonging to Atala Chelette, Emanuel Chelette, Mary Athalie Joson, and other Chelette family members and business associates. Letters include a letter signed by Athalie Josin (1884); a letter to Manuel Chellette...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-04, 1900?-1919.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Materials consist of state and city tax receipts for Atala Chelette and Emanuel Chelette for the years 1900-1919. Also included is a poll tax receipt for Atala Chelette (1911), a tax receipt for Susette Chelette (1902), and two tax receipts for...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-05, 1819-1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches Parish...
    • Materials consist primarily of receipts, notes, and letters belonging to Atala Chelette and Emanuel Chelette. The documents are undated and were likely created between the years 1874 and 1919. Included are receipts from Anchor Supply Co. in New...
    • Auguste Metoyer papers, 1835-1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly petitions, subpoenas, public instruments of protest, and bills of exchange for legal cases against Auguste Metoyer, a free man of color, in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's...
    • Baron de Carondelet order to pay, 1793 January 26.

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana New Orleans.; African...
    • Order to pay issued by the Baron de Carondelet, New Orleans, in favor of the widow Perigord. Governor Carondelet ordered the Public Receiver to pay Perigord 3 1/2 pesos from the proceeds of the sale of the house of the D'Orville, who is described...
    • Cane River collection, 1817-1820.

    • Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer, Nicolas Augustin, 1768-1856.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation...
    • Legal and business records of various people living in the Cane River area of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Papers related to free people of color include a slave bill of sale issued by Augustin Metoyer to M. In. Baptiste Florantin before Jean...
    • Cane River collection, 1821.

    • Debtor and creditor--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Rachal, Marie Perine Metoyer, 1803-1864.; Metoyer, François Benjamin, 1794-1845.; Rachal family.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation...
    • Chiefly financial statements regarding debts owed by the estate of Dr. Enos Tuck. A certificate verifying that Dr. Tuck owed a debt to J. J. Moulon is validated by B. Metoyer, Justice of the Peace in Natchitoches Parish. Also present is a statement...
    • Cane River collection, 1822.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Slave bills of sale.; Slave trade--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Women...
    • Primarily bills of sale. Includes two slave bills of sale from Augustin Metoyer to husband and wife: Marie Pelagie Lemoine [LeCourt] and Joseph Metoyer, also Augustin's brother. In French.
    • 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...

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