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    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-02, 1810-1814.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Thomas, Joseph, active 1809-1814.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.;...
    • Letters from Joseph Thomas to John McDonogh refer to frontier conditions along the Amite River and the bayou around Barbara, Louisiana. Thomas reports on plantation matters including sugarcane, corn, potato, and pumpkin cultivation. He also...
    • 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...
    • 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 slaves in Louisiana. In one letter, John Hartwell Cocke, the prominent Virginia colonization advocate, brokers...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 30, diary, 1851.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American barbers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation...
    • Diary of William T. Johnson written in the year 1851. The diary chiefly includes brief entries detailing daily events in his personal and professional life. Includes an entry describing the birth of Johnson's ninth child; poetry; and accounting for...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-03, 1811-1848.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--United States.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.; Land...
    • Letters from a variety of persons to John McDonogh reference the purchase of slaves, a fugitive slave, tenant issues, infrastructure (roads, levees, and bridges), monetary loans, plantation management, and an educational project. In one letter, P....
    • 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 slaves to Liberia. Also present is an...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-02, 1837-1844.

    • 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 plantation in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Durnford discusses his views on slavery in several letters; and in one instance, he requests...
    • 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 conditions...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-03, 1809-1846.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.; Guerlain, Lewis (L.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 slave purchases, illnesses, and runaways as well as the status of...
    • 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...
    • Adeleda Metoyer papers. Folder 01-02, 1873-1897.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly invoices and receipts for cotton and various general goods purchased by Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer; and business letters to Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer by the cotton merchants Ar. Miltenberger & Pollock. Also included are steamboat...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-18, 1835 June.

    • 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 accounts with the merchant firm, Miramond O'Duhigg Company (for sugar) and the general store, Follain Fux Company (for dry-goods). Documents are in French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-13, 1833.

    • 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...
    • Chiefly bills of sale recording Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchant firms Miramond O'Duhigg Company and Follain Fux Company. Also present is a receipt from Daniel Melcher to Baptiste for the purchase of a wagon and harness....

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