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  • Subject: Women--Louisiana--New Orleans
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    • François Camus act of emancipation, 1827 October 26.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Act of emancipation by François Camus of his female slave, Souris. By an act passed before Notary Public Hugh K. Gordon, François Camus certified that he had freed Souris, age thirty-two years.
    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 21.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New...
    • Depositions of J. B. Ducoing and Jean André Grasse on behalf of Ace Pierre, a free man of color of New Orleans. Jean Baptiste Ducoing appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Ace Pierre, and the woman,...
    • 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.
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1819 August 6.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $14.50 to Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for twenty-nine days that her mulatto slave Michel was employed in public works. The Mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, issued these pay bills or cash...
    • Nicholas Girod order to pay, 1814 October 20

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $6.50 to Julie Robert, a free mulatto woman, for the twenty-six days that her slave Blaise worked on the municipal chain gang. The Mayor of New Orleans, N. Girod, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize...
    • Joseph Maison oral proceeding, 1768 February 1

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; French--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Land tenure--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • A certified copy of the procès-verbal (proceeding) concerning the attempt by Joseph Maison, bailiff of the Superior Council of Louisiana, to seize the property of Villars Dubreuil in New Orleans. In accordance with the Superior Council's orders of...
    • Sophie Martin request, 1821 July 3.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Haitian Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Port-au-Prince (Haiti).; Passports--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Request by Sophie Martin, a free woman of color age 28, to leave New Orleans and then to return. Signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Joseph Roffignac.
    • 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 made up 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...
    • Marie Boidore affidavit, approximately 1820-1827

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Carnival--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Affidavits--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Affidavit of Marie Boidore, a free woman of color, that at a ball of Mr. St. Martin, Virginie Labortrie, another free woman of color, unmasked her and along with friends, beat her. Presented to Joseph Roffignac, Mayor. In French.
    • 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...
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial agreements--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • 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.; a slave, age 13, named Melie; monies, silver,...
    • Property transactions for Gravier and Circus Streets, 1845-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Property records relating to the ownership of a lot at the corner of Gravier and Circus streets in New Orleans, Louisiana. Two sales of the property are present, both between William Malcolm and Jane McCall Woods, a free woman of color. Also...
    • 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...
    • Includes legal documents regarding the purchase and ownership of slaves, 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 Mallet, both...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-23, 1839 March- July.

    • 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...
    • Includes a letter from L. Vivant, a free man of color, reporting the death of Baptiste's sister, Louison Cheval, a free woman of color. Also present is a bill of sale for Baptiste Meullion's account with Dupre Jubertie and Jinet. Documents are in...
    • Registration of Free Person of Color certificate, 1860.

    • Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.
    • Certificate, signed by mayor John T. Michel under the seal of the City of Jefferson, registering Josephine M. Bullen, a mulatto aged 20, as a free person of color, as required by the Louisiana Legislature.
    • 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...

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