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    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 3, ledger, 1922-1929.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various customers, cotton merchants, and farmers for the years 1922-1929. Included are accounts for: E. M. Harrison; members of the Rachal family; members of the Dupré family ;...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-01, 1827-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Other topics include the emancipation of slaves and the colonization of Liberia by former slaves. Some documents are...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 19, diary, 1837-1841.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1837-1841. The entries chiefly record the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-02, 1805-1849.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.;...
    • Primarily contains letters written to John McDonogh by business associates regarding the management of plantations and the acquisition of enslaved persons in Louisiana. In one letter, John Hartwell Cocke, the prominent Virginia colonization...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 18, diary, 1837.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities for the year 1837. The entries primarily discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-02, 1836-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters chiefly written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his shipment of sugar to McDonogh as part of their crop sharing arrangement, his need of a new...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 01-01, 1843-1849.

    • Account books--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1843-1849. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-01, 1813-1860.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Benefit auctions--Louisiana.; Leases--Louisiana.;...
    • Chiefly contains letters written by John McDonogh to business associates regarding the acquisition and management of property. A few documents concern the purchase, education, emancipation, and repatriation of enslaved persons to Liberia. Also...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-02, 1829-1849.

    • African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.; American Colonization Society.; Landlord and tenant--Louisiana.; Philanthropists--Louisiana--New...
    • Letters written to John McDonogh by a variety of persons, primarily regarding the management of his property. Other documents include letters from George Ellis and Elija Gibson, McDonogh's former slaves living in Liberia, who describe the...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-03, 1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh largely regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his trade in sugar, his purchase of tracts of land from McDonogh, and the birth of his daughter....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 26, diary, 1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities for the year 1848. The entries discuss Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez, Mississippi community. Other topics discussed...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-01, 1834-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh, chronicling the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Their correspondence predominantly concerns the status of a sugarcane crop that Durnford cultivated and supervised for...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 22, diary, 1844-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1844-1845. The entries discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, news of slaves and runaways, Johnson's business activities, and news in the...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 27, diary, 1848-1850.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1848-1850. The entries primarily discuss Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez, Mississippi community. Many of...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 25, diary, 1842, 1847-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities from October of 1847 to February of 1848, and includes two entries from March of 1842. The entries discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-03, 1809-1846.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.; Guerlain, Lewis H., active 1784-1858.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.;...
    • Chiefly letters written by Lewis H. Guerlain (active 1784-1858) to John McDonogh concerning the management of Guerlain's corn and sugarcane plantation, Long View. Guerlain discusses purchases of enslaved persons, illnesses, and runaway slaves as...

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