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    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-09, 1828.

    • 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 affidavits, bonds, land sales, slave bills of sale, and promissory notes signed in 1828 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Affidavits record the testimonies of Marie...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 01-31, 1866 January-November.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Meullion, Antoine...
    • Business and personal papers of Antoine Alphonse Meullion. Includes a receipt for publishing a notice in the Sentinal about a property in Saint Landry Parish that he purchased from James G. Hayes on July 7, 1866; the notice is attached to the...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-32, 1867-1885.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Cotton trade--Louisiana.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse, active 1849-1867.; Saint...
    • Papers of Jean Baptiste Meullion's descendants include the voter registration certificate of Alphonse Meullion; and a letter from Bellocq, Noblon & Company to Belarie Meullion regarding the price of cotton. Other documents comprise a price list...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-34, probably 1866.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse, active 1849-1867.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); Letters.;...
    • A letter from Saizan to Alphonse Meullion requesting compensation of $300 and a visit from him the next Saturday. The letter may be related to a legal dispute between Saizan and Alphonse regarding land in Saint Landry Parish. The letter is in...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-30, 1861-1865.

    • 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...
    • Civil War era business records of Donat Meullion and his son, Antoine Alphonse. Includes an address by New Orleans Cotton Factors (commission merchants) recommending that plantation owners retain their crops until the blockade in New Orleans is...
    • 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 01-29, 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 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 01-21, 1838 March-July.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Bills of sale for Baptiste Meullion's account with the merchant firm and general store, Follain Fux Company; and Belarie Meullion's cotton account with the comission merchant firm Bellocq Noblem and Company. Also present is a letter from Julien...
    • 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.

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