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  • Subject: Farmers--Louisiana
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    • John McDonogh Papers. Land transactions involving free people of color, 1829-1832.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859. ; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.;...
    • Acts of sale for land tracts sold by John McDonogh to Andrew Durnford and Marie Rose Jusson, who were free people of color. The transactions of 1829 and 1832 convey parcels of land in Plaquemines Parish to Andrew Durnford, expanding the site of the...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02d, 1895-1899.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Chiefly correspondence and financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell. Correspondence is comprised mostly of family letters that relate to family matters and to Frank Terrell's financial and legal problems. Letters from the Louisiana State Land...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02c, 1892-1894.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.;...
    • Chiefly family letters written by Frank and Amos Terrell to their mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell. Letters discuss Frank Terrell's incarceration and his need for bail money and Amos's effort to assist him (1893-1894). A letter from attorneys Cheatam...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02b, 1886-1891.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins and...
    • Chiefly financial documents of Sarah Clifton Terrell that consist of accounts with merchants, receipts for payments made to merchants, tax receipts, and personal letters. An unsigned letter to Sarah Clifton Terrell from one of her children...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01d, 1873-1877.

    • Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter registration--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Clothing and dress--Louisiana.; Debtor and creditor.; Certificates.;...
    • Chiefly financial papers that include accounts, invoices, and receipts documenting the sale of cotton, household goods, food, tobacco, farm equipment, whiskey, and quinine. Receipts also document payments on debt. Promissory notes relate to loans...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Financial papers belonging to St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Included is a letter from St. Clair Metoyer to his...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-02a, 1880-1885.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins and...
    • Financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell consist mostly of receipts for taxes paid, payments made on accounts with general merchants and grocers, and promissory notes. A fragment of a letter to Sarah Clifton Terrell, dated 1881, describes the...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01f, 1878-1879.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton gins...
    • Financial papers of Sarah Clifton Terrell consist mostly of receipts for taxes paid, payments made on accounts with general merchants and grocers, and promissory notes. Included is a physician's bill for the Terrell family from 1878.
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03b, 1904-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Financial papers of St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Also included is a license to pursue the occupation of General...
    • 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 2, ledger, 1904, 1924-1927.

    • Metoyer, Nazy Conant, born 1886.; Metoyer, St. Clair, born 1882.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various cotton merchants and farmers. The beginning of the book contains later accounts between Nazy Metoyer and merchants and banks for the years 1924-1927. These accounts...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 3, ledger, 1922-1929.

    • Metoyer, Nazy Conant, born 1886.; Metoyer, St. Clair, born 1882.; Tourres, Antoine, active 1927-1930.; Dupré (Family : Natchitoches Parish, La.); Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various customers, cotton merchants, and farmers for the years 1922-1929. Included are accounts for: E. M. Harrison; members of the Rachal family; members of the Dupré family ;...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1836-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters chiefly written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his shipment of sugar to McDonogh as part of their crop sharing arrangement, his need of a new...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 93-122, 1837-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie plantation in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Durnford discusses his views on slavery in several letters, and in one instance, he requests...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 123-151, 1827-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Other topics include the emancipation of slaves and the colonization of Liberia by former slaves. Some documents are...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 63-92, 1834-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh, chronicling the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Their correspondence predominantly concerns the status of a sugarcane crop that Durnford cultivated and supervised for...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh largely regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his trade in sugar, his purchase of tracts of land from McDonogh, and the birth of his daughter....

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