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    • Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg land plat, 1800.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--19th century.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Women landowners--Louisiana.; Real property--Maps.;...
    • The plat (map) for the bordering lands of Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg, both free Creole 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...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-25, 1840 April-May.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Two bills of sale: one executed by the Latour Brothers for Baptiste Meullion's metal repair account; one by Jean Speirer addressed to the widow of Baptiste Meullion (C�leste Donato) for agricultural supplies. Documents are in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-27, 1844-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Bills of sale for Bellazaire Meullion's dry-goods account with François Neda, a white merchant; and her cotton account with Follain & Bellocq, a New Orleans merchant firm. Documents are in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-28, 1849-1852.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion's descendants comprising a receipt addressed to Alphonse Meullion for Bellazaire's account with Baptiste Montala; a bill addressed to Donat for the cost of burying his child and his wife, Elizabeth...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-29, 1854-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Business records of Bellazaire Meullion comprising a bill of sale and letter for her cotton account with Bellocq Noblem & Company; and a promissory note addressed to A.J. Elias for grafts set in fruit trees. Documents are in French except for...
    • 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,...
    • Maria Olivares will and testament, 1806 February 5

    • Wills--Louisiana.; Women plantation owners--Louisiana--Barataria.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Barataria.; African American women--Louisiana--Barataria.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Barataria.; Barataria (La.)
    • Will and testament of Maria Olivares, widow of Joseph Galvez of New Orleans. She declared that she was born in the Canary Islands, the legitimate daughter of Andres Hernandez and Josefa Olivares. She was a resident of Barataria, where she owned...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-10, 1830-1831.

    • 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...
    • Chiefly business letters written to Jean Baptiste Meullion's by merchants associated with the New Orleans firms Miramond Company and Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is the marriage record of Elizabeth Donato and Antoine Donato Meullion,...
    • 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 Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-09, 1827-1830.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's cotton account with Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is a manumission paper granting freedom to Susanne, a slave of about fifty-five years, by Sambo Bellestre, a free man of color....
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-02, 1868-1879.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • Chiefly bills, receipts, letters, and legal documents belonging to Louis Martin Joson, Joseph Pelagie, Joseph Perot, and other members of the Joson and Perot families. Legal documents include a subsistence supplies bond for Louis Martin Joson of...
    • Paul and Marie Mortimer land sale, 1847 December 18.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th...
    • 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.
    • 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 Creole 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...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03c, 1908-1912.

    • Free African Americans.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postal receipts, and tax receipts. Family letters relate news on the activities and health of family members.
    • 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 1836 June 27, Marigny...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-03, 1880-1899.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily letters, and receipts belonging to Atala Chelette, Emanuel Chelette, Mary Athalie Joson, and other Chelette family members and business associates. Letters include a letter signed by Athalie Josin (1884); a letter to Manuel Chellette...

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