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    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-22, 1838 September-December.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • A bill of sale for Baptiste Meullion's cotton account with Follain, Bellocq, and Degelos. Also included is a letter from Aaron Dial, a free man of color, informing Baptiste of his move to Baton Rouge. The bill of sale is in French.
    • Charles-Pierre Lambert baptismal certificate, 1798 August 18.

    • Free blacks--Haiti.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Saint-Domingue.; Lambert, Pierre Antoine, 1771-1827.; Lambert, Charles-Pierre, 1796-1862.; Lambert family.;...
    • A certificate verifying that Charles-Pierre Lambert was baptized at age two by Jean Baptiste-Joseph Lemaire and that Madame de St. Georges gave him to Monsieur Lambert, his natural father, who promised to set him free. The certificate is signed by...
    • 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 approximately 1835-1899.; Letters.;...
    • A letter from Saizan to Alphonse Meullion, a free man of color, 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....
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Spouses--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial...
    • 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.; an enslaved person, aged 13 years, named Melie;...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-33, 1870.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion family.; African American families--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Harte, Bret, 1836-1902--Poetry.; Chinese Americans in literature.;...
    • A newspaper clipping of the illustrated poem "The Heathen Chinee" by Francis Bret Harte, originally published in The Overland Monthly Magazine (September 1870).
    • Tent city for black refugees from the 1927 flood.

    • Floods; Flood control; Water; Damage; Erosion; Destruction; Death; Loss of property; Lost persons; Refugees; Cities & towns; Refugee camps; Assistance; Tents; People; Trees; Streets; Acadians; Cajuns; Creoles; Segregation; African American;...
    • A tent city for black refugees from the 1927 flood operated in the vicinity of the present Le Rosen Elementary School in Lafayette.
    • Tent city for black refugees from the 1927 flood.

    • Floods; Flood control; Water; Damage; Erosion; Destruction; Death; Loss of property; Lost persons; Refugees; Cities & towns; Refugee camps; Assistance; Tents; People; Trees; Streets; Acadians; Cajuns; Creoles; Segregation; African American;...
    • A tent city for black refugees from the 1927 flood operated in the vicinity of the present Le Rosen Elementary School in Lafayette.
    • Soulié family ledgers, 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. Included are the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1847-1855.

    • African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; African American...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1847-1855. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Pages 92 and 240 are not present in...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1850-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1850-1871. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including:...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1869-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1869-1874. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including...

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