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    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated 27 January 1875 requires Miles...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-01, 1863-1943.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American elementary schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American...
    • The bulk of the materials comprise letters, school materials, and birth registrations for Grace, Kenneth, Bruce, Dudley Gregory, Juanita, and Naomi Turnbull--children of Dudley Jr. and Juanita Hebert Turnbull. School materials of the Turnbull...
    • Marguerite emancipation record, 1788 February 3.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; De Villiers, Joseph, born 1747.; Women...
    • A legal document in which Joseph de Villiers grants liberty to his slave, Marguerite, who is described as a mulatto. The document is in French.
    • Jean Baptiste emancipation record, 1788 August 1.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Racially mixed...
    • A legal document granting liberty to Jean Baptiste, described as a mulatto, after the death of his master, François Marine. The document is in French and is notarized by Nicolas Forstal.
    • Matthew Flannery census of New Orleans, 1805 August 5

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Census.; New Orleans (La.)--Population.
    • Census of New Orleans, 1805, submitted by Matthew Flannery to the City Council of New Orleans. The data sheets, compiled by census-taker Matthew Flannery, are arranged by streets, according to the model form he submitted to the City Council on 1805...
    • Matthew Flannery model form for census, 1805 May 11

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Census.; New Orleans (La.)--Population.
    • Model form for census, submitted by Matthew Flannery to the City Council of New Orleans. The model was the form that Flannery proposed to use in compiling data for a census of New Orleans. He planned three categories of inhabitants - whites, free...
    • Slavery documents collection. Folder 01-05, 1847 April 20.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free...
    • A petition to emancipate the slave "Henrietta" filed by Philip Moore to execute the request of his late mother. Includes a testimonial by the witness Wheelock S. Upton for whom Henrietta worked as a washerwoman.
    • Ferdinand Percy court proceeding, 1828 February 5.

    • Court records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Debt cancellation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Campanel, Barthelemy, died 1835.;...
    • A copy of a court proceeding concerning the disposal of debts that Ferdinand Percy owed to various persons, including Barthelemy Campanel, a free Creole of color. Having surrendered all of his property to his creditors, the court and his creditors...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-14, 1833.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, receipts, a marriage contract, and mortgages certified in 1833 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Includes a land sale by Benoits Laurents and a mortgage by Etienne Lacaze...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-15, 1834.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a receipt, an inquest concerning the death of a slave, and a quittance that are signed in 1834 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Documents relating to free people...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-32b, 1851 June-December.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.;...
    • Legal and financial papers including summons, mortgages, verdicts, account sheets, oaths, promissory notes, and marriage records from 1851. Papers relating to free people of color include a certificate, mortgage, and compromise belonging to [St....
    • Metoyer family papers. Cashbook. Folder 01-06, 1889-1926.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Accounts--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Cashbook contains store accounts and cotton ginning accounts. Goods represented include pork, seeds, quinine, cotton, corn, and beef. Names included in the book are M. Jones and Laura Metoyer.
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 2, ledger, 1904, 1924-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various cotton merchants and farmers. The beginning of the book contains later accounts between Nazy Metoyer with merchants and banks for the years 1924-1927. These accounts...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 3, ledger, 1922-1929.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various customers, cotton merchants, and farmers for the years 1922-1929. Included are accounts for: E. M. Harrison; members of the Rachal family; members of the Dupré family...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-01, 1819-1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches Parish...
    • Primarily financial and legal documents of Joseph Perot, a free Creole of color, and Louis Fort. Of note is a true copy of an act of manumission by Louis Fort for a woman (described as a "mulatto") named Angélique (1819); and, a document for the...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 6, record book, 1906-1936.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Commerce--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Record book of John P. Conant is comprised of records for business accounts, personal finances, and record of family and community marriages and deaths in Natchitoches Parish. A handwritten index is found at the beginning of the book. A loose page...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-21, 1840.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including slave bills of sale, marriage contracts, land transactions, and financial records signed in 1840 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the marriage contract...

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