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  • Subject: Plantation owners--Louisiana
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    • Andrew Durnford memorandum book, 1855-1858.

    • Account books--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.;...
    • Memorandum book of Andrew Durnford, a free man of color, in which he records the supplies he purchased and the names of his suppliers, notes credits and debts incurred by enslaved persons, and records his daily activities.
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan, a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • Gabriel Martin receipt, 1798 November 26.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Receipt issued by Gabriel Martin, at Rapide, to Jean Baptiste Bauvay, on November 26, 1798. Gabriel Martin received 200 piastres from Jean Baptiste Bauvay [or, Beauvais] as payment for a plantation he sold Bauvay. The property, situated on the...
    • Contract, 1804 Nov. 5

    • Contracts;Construction contracts--Louisiana and Building--Specifications--Louisiana;Barrow family;Highland plantation (La.);Plantations--Louisiana--Florida Parishes;Plantation owners--Louisiana--Florida Parishes;Plantation owners--Louisiana--West...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf ; 32 cm. 2 digital pages.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-02, 1806-1807.

    • Cotton trade--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Jean Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African American...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion comprising a bill of sale for his cotton account, a survey of his land, as well as receipts from M. Bunos and Joseph Balqué, a free person of color. Documents are in French except for the land survey.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan, 1843 June 15-16

    • Doussan, Antoine J.; Doussan, Auguste Alexandre; Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th Century; Louisiana--Politics and Government--19th Century; Louisiana--Economic Conditions--19th Century; Louisiana--History--19th Century; Slaves--Louisiana--19th...
    • Baton Rouge, June 15, 1843-June 16, 1843, Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan. Antoine hopes to go to France to visit Auguste before death separates the two. The writer mentions 'la m�thode de Jacotot.' He comments on Fran�ois Gard�re's term as...
    • Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan, 1840 Feb. 14

    • Doussan, Antoine J.; Doussan, Auguste Alexandre; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th Century; Grasse (France)--History--19th Century; Medicine--Practice--France--19th Century; Louisiana--Economic Conditions--19th Century; Plantation...
    • New Orleans, February 14, 1840, Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan. [Auguste Doussan is by this time a doctor in Grasse, France.] The writer relates business transactions. He brings up 'Dr. Patrick' as the purchaser of Auguste Doussan's...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1787 Feb. 03

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827--Family.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799--Health.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantations--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Plantation...
    • Armand Allard Duplantier, Pointe Coupée, writes his father, Joseph Allard Duplantier, indicating that the latter has received the portrait described in the author's April 12, 1785, letter, and that the Mr. Allard mentioned in the same is from...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1792 Feb. 04

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827--Family.; France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.; Louisiana--Politics and government--To 1803.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, whom the addresser mentions as having been at Versailles. Trénonay claims that he has kept up with the French Revolution and the new constitution (which he praises...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1788 Dec. 02

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799--Health.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana.;...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, 'avocat en parlement,' Voiron, France, complaining that the writer's sister must be as lazy about corresponding as is their brother Lagoyette, whom the author believes to be...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1777 Apr. 01

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Arranged marriage--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.;...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, about sending her son Armand to Louisiana, where the writer hopes to marry his nephew to his stepdaughter, Augustine Gérard, and to provide for the couple. Trénonay states...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to 'cher frère,' 1783 Apr. 21

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Inheritance and...
    • In another's hand, Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes a 'dear brother' in Europe, addressing him with the formal 'vous.' Trénonay acknowledges receiving the addressee's May 26, 1782, letter but not the one sent through Mr. Manaut, who may be...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1790 Mar. 11

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, adresses Joseph Allard Duplantier, « Député aux états généraux, » Paris, France. Duplantier receives the correspondence at another Mr. Trénonay's address in Paris. The addresser congratulates the addressee on being...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1781 Mar. 30

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.; Pensacola...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, to announce the arrival of her son Armand Duplantier in Louisiana. He speaks of economic conditions in the colony and of plans to attack Pensacola, Florida. He mentions the...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1785 Apr. 10

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Plantations--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his brother-in-law Joseph Allard Duplantier, whom he calls 'dear brother' and addresses with the formal 'vous.' Trénonay announces that the recipient's son Armand has two handsome sons and that 'Armant' will...
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 April-October (vol. 2)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Fiction.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.; United States--Politics and...
    • In volume two of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (April-October 1865), Ellis documents his daily observations and experiences as a prisoner of war. He considers the justification for war, the defeat of the Confederate States, and the political...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859..; Jackson (Slave of Andrew Durnford), active 1847.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation...
    • 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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