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    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-01, 1803-1849.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Free African Americans.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Plantation...
    • Letters written to John McDonogh by a variety of persons primarily documenting his business negotiations. Included are letters by Augustin Malet and his daughter Marie Therese Malet, both free people of color, regarding the sale of their property....
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-01, 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...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-03, 1796-1853.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Marie Françoise Lemelle, active 1831-1846.; Taillefer, Marie-Pouponne--Estate.; Miramond, Jean.; Marcel (Slave of...
    • Primarily receipts, promissory notes, and other financial documents of Baptiste Meullion. Receipts are for Martin Duralde’s drafting of Baptiste Meullion’s marriage contract with Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato (Bello), donations to the Saint...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-04, 1798-1866.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Donato, Gustave Meullion, 1832-1877.; Merchants--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Commission merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cotton trade--Louisiana.; Sugar...
    • Primarily financial records of Baptiste Meullion and his daughter Bellazaire Meullion, including accounts for goods and bills of sale with New Orleans commission merchants who handled the sale of their cotton or sugar crops, and receipts and...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-02, 1831-1906.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Meullion, Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato, 1764-1842.; Meullion, François Cheval, active 1831-1846.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse,...
    • Primarily papers of Baptiste Meullion, François Cheval Meullion, Bellazaire Meullion, and Alphonse Meullion. One group of papers relates to Baptiste Meullion’s 1833 application for a mortgage of $5000, including, correspondence, application and...
    • 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 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...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-01, 1798-1805.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana.; Catholic...
    • Receipts and a bill of sale record financial transactions between Jean Baptiste Meullion and the merchants Louaillier Brothers, Bougaud, and M. Vavant. Also includes a promissory note given by Martin Donato to J. Loulie as well as a bill addressed...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-02, 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. Folder 03-03, 1809-1846.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.; Guerlain, Lewis H., active 1784-1858.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.;...
    • Chiefly letters written by Lewis H. Guerlain (active 1784-1858) to John McDonogh concerning the management of Guerlain's corn and sugarcane plantation, Long View. Guerlain discusses slave purchases, illnesses, and runaways as well as the status of...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-06, 1819-1824.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--St. Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchants Lauvi Toledano, Vincent Rillieux, M. Grol�e, and Gauron Chaumette. Also present is a letter from Garrigues de Flaugeac regarding their business with Lauvi Toledano....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-30, 1861-1865.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Civil War era business records of Donat Meullion and his son, Antoine Alphonse. Includes an address by New Orleans Cotton Factors (commission merchants) recommending that plantation owners retain their crops until the blockade in New Orleans is...
    • 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....
    • 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.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th...
    • 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 Balqu�, a free person of color. Documents are in French except for the land survey.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-03, 1807-1809.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion including a slave bill of sale for his purchase of Terry, aged 20, from Patrick Gurnett. Other documents include a bill of sale from Monato Company as well as receipts from M. Brunot and Richard Bailey....
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-05, 1815-1818.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion including bills of sale for his accounts with Debuys and Laune; Arnaud Carraby; and S.S. (Simon?) Bernard. Includes a slave bill of sale for the transfer of Mary, age 33, from Theophilus Elmer. Also...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-09, 1827-1830.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's cotton account with Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is a manumission paper granting freedom to Susanne, a slave of about fifty-five years, by Sambo Bellestre, a free man of color....

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