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  • Subject: Slavery--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.
    • Philip Moore emancipation petition, 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 enslaved woman "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.
    • Josias Gray slave bill of sale, 1839 July 11.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave trade--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.; Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--West Feliciana Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--West...
    • A bill of sale for the transfer of 15 enslaved persons by Josias Gray to Ann Maria, a free woman of color. The deed was executed to compensate Ann Maria for serving as Gray's housekeeper since her emancipation. The inventory lists the names and...
    • 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.
    • Charles Trudeau letter to Mayor James Mather, 1807 November 28.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; New Orleans (La.)--Emigration and immigration--Government policy.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Letters.
    • Letter from Charles Trudeau to Mayor James Mather relaying the City Council's action on prison regulations, expanding City Hall so the cries of the whipped slaves would not reach City Hall, opposing the influx of free men of color, and proposing...
    • Freedom papers of New Orleans (La.), 1832-1858.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • This is an artificial collection comprised of various documents that provide evidence of the free status of individual persons in the city of New Orleans during the years 1832-1858. Among the items are certificates from public officials, copies of...
    • Free persons of color and slave documents, 1808-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mather, James J., 1750?-1821.; Macarty, Augustin...
    • Certificates, municipal records, sworn statements, a letter, and financial documents relating to free persons of color and enslaved persons in the New Orleans area. Three documents verify the status of free people of color: an affidavit by Michel...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1836-1843.

    • 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 chiefly written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his shipment of sugar to McDonogh as part of their crop sharing arrangement, his need of a new...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 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....
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, approximately 1831-1847.

    • 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...
    • Undated letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding personal matters and the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters refer to the birth of his daughter, Rosema (1844), news from his son, Thomas, at...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1831-1835.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Sugar 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 status of the former's crops. The letters concern shipments of McDonogh's share of sugar as well as the status of Durnford's trade in molasses, corn,...
    • WAS committed to the Parish Jail

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.
    • WAS committed to the Parish Jail of the Parish of Jefferson, on the 16th day of May, 1861, the slave boy SAM, 5 feet 10 1/2 inches high; says he belongs to Mr. Hayes of Plaquemine. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay...
    • TEN DOLLARS REWARD.

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.
    • TEN DOLLARS REWARD. WILL be given for the black boy SYLVESTER he it about 6 feet 1 or 2 inches high, and has been in the habit of selling wood about the streets. He speaks French and English, and it is possible he may try to pass himself off for...

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