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    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-07, 1826.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer, Marie Agnes...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, bills of sale, successions, estate inventories, and reports filed by various people in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana in 1826. Several documents concern the Metoyers, a family...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-05, 1824.

    • 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 regarding the sales of land and slaves signed in 1824 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of color include an appointment of a proxy for Rose...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves. Folder 02-01, 1842-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; American Colonization Society.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.
    • Letters written by McDonogh�s freed slaves documenting their voyage to and settlement in Liberia. The letters are from George R. Ellis McDonogh, Washington W. McDonogh, Galloway Smith McDonogh, James Gray, and James McGeorge Taylor. They provide...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-08, 1827.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, bills of sale, successions, estate inventories, and court records signed in 1827 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. At least three...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves. Folder 02-02, 1846-1849.

    • Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; American Colonization Society.; African American women--Liberia.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.
    • Letters written by John McDonogh�s former slaves describing their settlements in Liberia. The most frequent correspondents are George R. Ellis McDonogh, Washington W. McDonogh, Galloway Smith McDonogh, and James McGeorge Taylor. Other writers are...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-03, 1822.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches (La.)--History--19th century.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Slave bills of sale.; Slave trade--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Free African...
    • 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. Folder 01-06, 1825.

    • Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African...
    • Primarily legal documents notarized in the year 1825 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, justice of the peace of Natchitoches Parish; including land sales, slave bills of sale, emancipation records, appointments of proxies, successions, and estate...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-02, 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. Folder 01-10, 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. Folder 01-04, 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. Folder 01-09, 1828.

    • 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 affidavits, bonds, land sales, slave bills of sale, and promissory notes signed in 1828 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Affidavits record the testimonies of Marie...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-03, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-02, 1810-1814.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Thomas, Joseph, active 1809-1814.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.;...
    • Letters from Joseph Thomas to John McDonogh refer to frontier conditions along the Amite River and the bayou around Barbara, Louisiana. Thomas reports on plantation matters including sugarcane, corn, potato, and pumpkin cultivation. He also...
    • St. Rosalie Plantation record book, 1840-1868.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859..; Sugar...
    • The record book for the St. Rosalie sugar plantation in Plaquemines Parish includes Andrew Durnford’s business transactions with John McDonogh, lists of slaves, cash accounts, and copies of a few letters concerning his son, Thomas, while a...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-02, 1805-1849.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.;...
    • Primarily contains letters written to John McDonogh by business associates regarding the management of plantations and the acquisition of slaves in Louisiana. In one letter, John Hartwell Cocke, the prominent Virginia colonization advocate, brokers...
    • The P.P.C. Speaks

    • Civil rights movements--Mississippi; Freedom City (Miss.)
    • Newsletter published by residents of Freedom City, Mississippi. Contents include news, poems, and short stories, a book review, spelling words and arithmetic, and a paraphrasing of Malcolm X's "To Mississippi Youth".
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-03, 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....
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-04, 1845-1847.

    • 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 regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...

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