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    • James Sullivan passport, 1807 July 13.

    • Governors--Louisiana.; Governors--Massachusetts.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Massachusetts.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Colbert, John,...
    • Passport issued by Sullivan, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to John Colbert, a free man of color. John Colbert along his wife, Teenah, and their three children, citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, were to be allowed to...
    • Registration of Free Person of Color certificate, 1860.

    • Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.; Legal documents.
    • Certificate, signed by mayor John T. Michel under the seal of the City of Jefferson, registering Josephine M. Bullen, described as a mulatto aged about 20 years, as a free person of color, as required by the Louisiana Legislature.
    • Indenture of Leandre Barre with Francois Bierre, Volume 5, Number 373, 1834 September 4

    • Orphans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Florida--Pensacola.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Indentured servants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Legal documents.; Deeds.; Apprentices--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • In this indenture, Leandre Barre (described as a young free man of color and orphan of 18 years of age, and, a native of Pensacola) contracts as an apprentice to Francois Bierre (described as a free man of color) to learn to be a bricklayer. In...
    • 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...
    • Indenture of Ziby Conner with John Pamar, Volume 1, Number 117, 1813 March 1.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free African Americans--Maryland.; Apprentices--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Indentured servants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Legal documents.; Deeds.
    • In this indenture, Ziby Conner (described as a free negro man of 25 years of age born in the state of Maryland) contracts with John Pamar (described as a free man of color, to be a servant.

      Indentures in which at least one party was a free...
    • GG. Chapter 17:The Free Colored Class of Louisiana

    • Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- History. Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Marie Jeanne Lemmele certification, 1811 July 30.

    • Women landowners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Land grants--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Certification that Marie Jeanne Lemelle, a free woman of color of the Country of Opelousas, has a claim to 160 superficial arpents. The document is signed by John Thompson, Junior Clerk of the Board, Western District, Orleans Territory.
    • Victor Séjour collection, 1864-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--France--Paris.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--France--Paris.; African American authors--France--Paris.; African American dramatists--France--Paris.; French...
    • Two French newspapers, L'Autographe (November 1864) and La Presse Illustree (October 1874), with articles concerning Victor Séjour. L'Autographe is a tabloid format newspaper, (numbered 193-200), reproducing excerpts of writings and signatures of...
    • Philip Humphrey bond, 1845 April 19.

    • Bonds--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Registers.
    • Bond of Philip Humphrey, guaranteed by William Johnson of New Orleans. William Johnson, a free man of color, appeared before the Mayoralty of New Orleans and guaranteed a bond of $1,000 for the good conduct of Philip Humphrey, a free man of color,...
    • GGG. Chapter 18: Taxation without Representation

    • Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- History. Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...

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