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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's financial and legal...
    • Charlotte emancipation petition, 1827 March 15.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.; Doussan, Honoré, 1784-186?; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.; Women slaves--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.;...
    • A petition submitted March 15, 1827 requesting the emancipation of a slave named Charlotte, age 16. Certified April 25, 1827, the document grants her legal rights since no one opposed the petition in the required forty days. In French and English.
    • Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny emancipation petition, 1842 March.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny family.; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny, Félicité Aurore Barbier,...
    • A petition for the emancipation of Coralie, a slave, aged 40, belonging to Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny. The document certifies that the widow of Bouny is the owner of Coralie and that the latter was always ""respectful, obedient, and loyal to...
    • Charles-Pierre Lambert baptismal certificate, 1798 August 18.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Saint-Domingue.; Lambert, Pierre Antoine, 1771-1827.; Lambert, Richard (Charles-Pierre), 1796-1862.; Lambert family.;...
    • A certificate verifying that Charles-Pierre Lambert was baptized at age two by Jean Baptiste-Joseph Lemaire and that Madame de St. Georges gave him to Monsieur Lambert, his natural father, who promised to set him free. The certificate is signed by...
    • Tulman Goulgis tax receipt, 1828 May 1

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Taxation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Tax receipt for the head tax on two slaves that were property of Tulman Goulgis, a free man of color.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-10, 1830-1831.

    • 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...
    • Chiefly business letters written to Jean Baptiste Meullion's by merchants associated with the New Orleans firms Miramond Company and Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is the marriage record of Elizabeth Donato and Antoine Donato Meullion,...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-01, 1813-1860.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Benefit auctions--Louisiana.; Leases--Louisiana.;...
    • Chiefly contains letters written by John McDonogh to business associates regarding the acquisition and management of property. A few documents concern the purchase, education, emancipation, and repatriation of slaves to Liberia. Also present is an...
    • 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...
    • City of New Orleans order to pay, 1818 March 5.

    • Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans--History--19th century.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Mountreuil, Rosette, flourished 1818.;...
    • An order from the mayor's office to the treasury to reimburse Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for the work of her slave, Michel, who is described as a mulatto. The document is signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty; and is...
    • City of New Orleans order to pay, 1818 November 7.

    • Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans--History--19th century.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Mountreuil,...
    • An order from the mayor's office to the treasury to reimburse Rosette Montreuil, a free Creole woman of color, for the work of her slave, Michel. The document is signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, and is written in French.

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