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    • Free persons of color and slave documents, 1808-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mather, James J., 1750?-1821.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; African...
    • Certificates, municipal records, sworn statements, a letter, and financial documents relating to free persons of color and slaves in the New Orleans area. Three documents verify the status of free people of color: an affidavit by Michel Amfoux...
    • Free Persons of Color in Louisiana Collection, 1793-1867.

    • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).; Yellow fever--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Finance, Public--Louisiana--New...
    • Twelve documents related to free persons of color in Louisiana, dating from colonial times through reconstruction. The papers include an agreement by Rodulfo Dueros to pay the rent of Francisco Dorville, described as a free mulatto, in return for...
    • Painting in Louisiana From The Historic New Orleans Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Work and Labor;
    • The Painting in Louisiana from The Historic New Orleans Collection consists of several hundred paintings (including oils and watercolors) by Louisiana and Southern artists, owned by The Historic New Orleans Collection. The paintings held by...
    • City of New Orleans antebellum collection. 01-13, probably 1858.

    • Women landowners--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Taxation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; McDonogh, John,...
    • Three sheets from an 1858? tax assessment roll, which list the names of individuals, streets on which their houses front, measurement of property, cash value of house and lot, and the number and value of slaves. Listings were made by city squares....
    • Maps from The Historic New Orleans Collection

    • Land and Resources; Community and Culture; Military and War; People and Cultures
    • The Historic New Orleans Collection has extensive holdings of significant manuscript and printed maps. Acquisition was begun by The Collection's founder, General L. Kemper Williams, in the 1920s and '30s. Since then considerable additions have been...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-27, 1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.; African...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land transactions, mortgages, collection orders, summons, and slave bills of sale; signed in 1846 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include: a lease on slaves...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-02, 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...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-29, 1848.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Primarily notarized documents including financial records, land sales, and a slave bill of sale signed in 1848 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by Marie Marguerite LeComte to...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-18, 1837.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, succession records, and lists of debts; signed in 1837 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers include a mortgage granted by Jacques Porter to Nerestan Roques, both free...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-25a, 1844 January-May.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.; African...
    • Primarily notarized documents including mortgages, lists of debts, minutes from family meetings, testimonies, and land transactions; signed in 1844 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the lease,...
    • Andrew Durnford memorandum book, 1855-1858.

    • Account books--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Sugar plantations--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th...
    • 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 his slaves, and records his daily activities.
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-06, 1825.

    • Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African...
    • Primarily legal documents notarized in the year 1825 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, justice of the peace of Natchitoches Parish; including land sales, slave bills of sale, emancipation records, appointments of proxies, successions, and estate...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-13, 1832.

    • 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, succession papers, a separation agreement, a quittance, and a mortgage certified in 1832 the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. A mortgage is granted by Manuel Hilaire Rachal to...

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