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  • Subject: Women landowners--Louisiana
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    • Paul and Marie Mortimer land sale, 1847 December 18.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; Land...
    • The conveyance for a property on Phillipa (Dryades) Street in New Orleans sold by Paul Emile Mortimer and Marie Anastasia Estelle Mortimer to Mary Tinsley, a free woman of color. The document is in French, and a translation is included.
    • Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg land plat, 1800.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--19th century.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Women landowners--Louisiana.; Real property--Maps.; Racially mixed...
    • The plat (map) for the bordering lands of Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg, both free women of color. The tracts were bounded on two sides by the land of Pedro Broussard. Juanita's land adjoined the Attacapas (Attakapas) River. On the reverse...
    • Cane River collection, 1824.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents regarding the sales of land and enslaved persons signed in 1824 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of color include an appointment of a proxy...
    • Cane River collection, 1823.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, procurations, slave bills of sale, succession papers, and receipts signed in 1823 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of...
    • Cane River collection, 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 an enslaved person, and a quittance that are signed in 1834 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Documents relating to...
    • Cane River collection, 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, 1835.

    • 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 procuration, and a mortgage signed in 1835 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color include a mortgage granted by Jacques...
    • Cane River collection, 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, 1841.

    • 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 land sales, slave bills of sale, financial statements, mortgage records, and receipts signed in 1841 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the account sheet...
    • Cane River collection, 1827.

    • 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 land sales, slave bills of sale, bills of sale, successions, estate inventories, and court records signed in 1827 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. At least three...
    • Cane River collection, 1849.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Various records including financial statements, letters, slave transactions, mortgages, and procurations from 1849. Papers relating to free people of color include the account statement of St. Cyr Metoyer and a donation of land by Marie Doralize...
    • 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 man 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 sale of...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1850-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1850-1871. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including:...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1869-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1869-1874. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1872-1882.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American plantation...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1872-1882. Stock, cash, interest, real estate, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members...
    • Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny emancipation petition, 1842 March.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny family.; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny, Félicité Aurore Barbier, active 1838-1842.; Coralie (Slave of...
    • 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...
    • John and Jean Rousseau collection, 1814-1838.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mallet, Jeanne Marie, died 1828--Finance, Personal.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Includes legal documents regarding the purchase and ownership of enslaved persons, tutorship or guardianship of the Rousseau children after their mother's death, and statements of the separate and joint assets of Jean Rousseau and Jeanne Marie...
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Spouses--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial...
    • A marriage contract between Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais, both free people of color. The document includes an inventory of Marie Eulalie's dowry comprising a property on Burgundy St.; an enslaved person, aged 13 years, named Melie;...
    • Bernard Marigny and Anna Mathilde Morales mortgage, 1836 July 5.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American landowners--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Act of mortgage granted by Bernard Marigny and his wife, Anne Mathilde Morales, to the Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Before Notary Public Théodore Seghers in New Orleans, Marigny and his wife declared that, by an act passed on 27 June 1836, Marigny...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Land transactions involving free people of color, 1829-1832.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859. ; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.;...
    • Acts of sale for land tracts sold by John McDonogh to Andrew Durnford and Marie Rose Jusson, who were free people of color. The transactions of 1829 and 1832 convey parcels of land in Plaquemines Parish to Andrew Durnford, expanding the site of the...

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