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    • 1739-05-07 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Abused children; Child labor; Children; Ursuline Nuns; Convents; Nuns; Coupart; Poupart; Vatel;
    • Petitioner alleges that she is insufficiently nourished and badly treated in the home of her "tutrix", Dame Thommelin, who forces her to wear her daughter's discarded clothes, to work in the garden and to run errands, and who punishes her with...
    • Emancipation petition of Rosette and Valentin Pose Brazier, Number 25D, 1831

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Rosette and Valentin Pose Brazier (free people of color) to free the slaves Ursule (described as a Creole of about 25 years of age) and her four children: Francois-Emile (about eight years of age), Clara (about seven years of age),...
    • Emancipation petition of Antoine Dupuy, Number 87A, 1831

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Antoine Dupuy to free the slave Caroline (described as a mulatto Creole girl of 18 years of age) and her child Philippe (described as a quarteroon, aged 11 months).
    • Emancipation petition of Pierre Auber, Number 97A, 1831

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Pierre Auber to free the slaves Celestine (described as a quadroon and Creole of this country of 24 years) and her child Jean Pierre Felix Auguste (aged about six months)
    • Emancipation petition of Marguerite Jerome, Number 39D, 1835

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Marguerite Jerome, a free woman of color, to free her daughter, the slave Arthemise and her two children, Norbert and Henry.
    • Emancipation petition of Jean Caseau, Number 19A, 1834

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Jean Caseau, a free man of color, to free the slave Armide (described as a mulatto woman of about 41 years) and her three children: Telasco (10 years of age), Joseph (six years of age), and Eugenie (three years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of Bernard Jules Cavelier, Number 40C, 1837

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Bernard Jules Cavelier, a free man of color, to free the slave Louise (about 30 years of age) and her child Rosa (about 12 years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of James Dunn, Number 40B, 1832

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of James Dunn, a free man of color, to free his wife, the slave Maria (described as a mulatto woman of about 35 years of age), and her two children: Jane (eight years of age) and Oscar (10 years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of Widow Marie Louise Riviere, Number 8E, 1829

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Widow Marie Louise Riviere, a free woman of color, to free her grandchild, the slave Boney. Boney is described as a mulatto boy of about eight years of age.
    • Emancipation petition of Rosette Coupry, Number 11G, 1829

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Rosette Coupry, a free woman of color, to free the slaves Joseph Coupry, Jacqueline Berney, and her children Joseph and Rosa.
    • Emancipation petition of James Keating, Number 27E, 1838

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of James Keating, a free man of color, to free the slave Cicilia (described as a mulatress of 33 years of age) and her two children, Matilda (about 12 years of age) and Olivia (10 years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of Seraphine Andry, Number 46F, 1829

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Seraphine Andry, a free woman of color, to free her children Marie Pauline, Marie Amanda, and Marie Louise Victoire. In French and English.
    • Emancipation petition of Etienne Fortier, Number 43C, 1831

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Etienne Fortier, a free man of color, to free the slave Fostine (about 45 years of age) and her four children: Edmond, Celestine, Henry, and Armand. In French and English.
    • Emancipation petition of Damarisse Devel, Number 19K, 1834

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Damarisse Devel, a free woman of color, to free her children and grandchildren, the slaves Mimi (described as a mulatto man of about 35 years of age), Hortense (described as a mulatress of about 30 years of age), Patrice (11 years of...
    • Emancipation petition of Eugene Ladner, Number 44C, 1838

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Eugene Ladner, a free woman of color, to free the slave Hypolite. Hypolite about 52 years of age and is described as the grandmother of the petitioner's three children.
    • Emancipation petition of Betsey Madeleine, Number 49B, 1834

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Betsey Madeleine, a free woman of color, to free the slave Mary (about 25 years of age) and her three children: Etienne (seven years of age), Pauline (two years of age), and Policine (one month old). In French and English.
    • Emancipation petition of Thomas Heartwell, Number 47A, 1834

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Thomas Heartwell, a free man of color, to free his wife, the slave Ellen (31 years of age) and her three children: Ferriday (eight years of age), Charles (six years of age), and Mary (three years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of the estate of Joseph Prieto, Number 26D, 1838

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of the estate of Joseph Prieto, a free man of color, to free the slave Marianne and her five children: Eloise, Marie Louisa, Marie Noel, Francois, and Jean. A slave named Antoine, the child of Marie Louisa, is also named in the petition.
    • Emancipation petition of Mollier Duvernay, Number 20B, 1834

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Mollier Duvernay, a free man of color, to free his children, the slaves Mollier (12 years of age), Molliercine (about 15 years of age), and Marie Rose (19 years of age).
    • Emancipation petition of the estate of Joseph Prieto, Number 44H, 1838

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of the estate of Joseph Prieto, a free man of color, to free the slave Marianne and her five children: Eloise, Marie Louisa, Marie Noel, Francois, and Jean. A slave named Antoine, the child of Marie Louisa, is also named in the petition....

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