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    • Letter, 1815 Feb. 17

    • Letters;Walsh, Antonio Patrick;Warships;Louisiana--History, Military--19th century;United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations;United States--History--War of 1812;Cochran, Alexander, Vice Admiral;Louisiana--History--War of 1812;New...
    • 1 leaf ; 26 cm. Address label on verso of leaf. 2 digital pages.
    • Free persons of color and slave documents, 1808-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mather, James J., 1750?-1821.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; African...
    • Certificates, municipal records, sworn statements, a letter, and financial documents relating to free persons of color and slaves in the New Orleans area. Three documents verify the status of free people of color: an affidavit by Michel Amfoux...
    • 1738-05-26 French Superior Council record

    • 1738; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Livet; Samson; punishment; blacks; slaves; slavery; runaways; fugitive slaves;
    • Complaint by Jacques Livet that one of his negroes, names Samson, has run away since about two months, influenced by another runaway negro of his. He prays for the apprehension and punishment of both negroes. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1741-01-10 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; slaves; slavery; slave trade; fugitive slaves; Souboye; King; free people of color; mulattos; freedmen; plantations; runaways; Chaperon; Pierrot;
    • Complaint to Procurator General of the King by various residents, of numerous runaway slaves, in environments of the city. M. Souboye, Lieutenant of the King, in New Orleans, at the head of a detachment of free negroes and of slaves, went in...
    • Runaway

    • United States. Works Progress Administration of Louisiana; Fugitive slaves; Runaways
    • Description of a "runaway negro" (African American) from the Congo Nation, aged 22-24, who claimed to belong to Madame Brenson of Bayou Sarah.
    • 1741-01-11 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; Louisiana; French Colony; Colonialism; Slaves; Slavery; Slave trade; Fugitive slaves; runaways; blacks; Pierrot; Chaperon;
    • Inquiry into conduct of slaves. The questions to be asked of negro slave by the name of Pierrot, owned by Chaperon, who disavows all defense of Pierrot, if guilty, and protests against loss consequent of Pierrot's detention. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1741-01-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; slavery; slaves; slave trade; fugitive slaves; runaways; Pierrot; Chaperon; Sans Souci; Pradel St.Lange; Bambara; baptisms;
    • Interrogatory of the negro slave names Sans Souci, belonging to Sieur Pradel St. Lange, about 30 years of age, of the Bambara nation, and that he had never been baptized. Questions about his runaway companion, said his name was Pierrot, and he met...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 June 22

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Fugitive slaves--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Capture, 1862.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Charleston, S.C., to Charles Gayarré blames Mansfield Lovell for the fall of New Orleans and discusses civilian attitudes toward the war in Richmond and Charleston, the desertion of slaves along the coast, foreign aid,...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-03, 1811-1848.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--United States.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.; Land...
    • Letters from a variety of persons to John McDonogh reference the purchase of slaves, a fugitive slave, tenant issues, infrastructure (roads, levees, and bridges), monetary loans, plantation management, and an educational project. In one letter, P....
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-01, 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...

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