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    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-12, 1831.

    • 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, a will, an engagement record, and a mortgage that were certified in 1831 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. Three documents concern [Jean Baptiste?] Dominique...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-39, approximately 1817-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.;...
    • Mostly undated legal and financial records including account sheets, inventories, testimonies, court records, and letters, ranging in date from approximately 1817 to 1871. Items relating to free people of color include an authorization given by...
    • 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 01-03, 1822.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches (La.)--History--19th century.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Slave bills of sale.; Slave trade--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Free African...
    • Primarily bills of sale. Includes two slave bills of sale from Augustin Metoyer to husband and wife: Marie Pelagie Lemoine [LeCourt] and Joseph Metoyer, also Augustin's brother. In French.

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