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  • Subject: creoles
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    • Cane River collection, 1832.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, succession papers, a separation agreement, a quittance, and a mortgage certified in 1832 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. A mortgage is granted by Manuel Hilaire Rachal...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-26, 1842-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Includes Jean Baptiste Meullion's estate inventory and succession with lists of his enslaved persons. Also present is a petition by Lastie Dupré, administrator of Joseph Balqué's estate, to recover debt from Marie Françoise Laurent (Balqué's...
    • Dupré and Metoyer and Company account book, 1830-1837, 1873.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • Inventory of stock for Dupré, Metoyer & Company, a mercantile house and general merchandise store in Isle Brevelle, Natchitoches Parish, La. The business was owned by Emanuel Dupré and Jean Baptiste Dominique Metoyer, both free men of color of...
    • Armand Duplantier, Jr., to Antoine Frédérique Allard Duplantier, 1841 Dec. 20

    • Duplantier, Marie Louise, 1812-1841--Death and burial.; French Americans--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--Politics and government.; Land grants--Law and legislation--Louisiana.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
    • Armand Duplantier, Jr., St. James Parish, tells his cousin Antoine Frédérique Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, that Améle Duplantier, returning to Louisiana, has brought the recipient's news. The addresser expresses sorrow upon learning about...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 6, record book, 1906-1936.

    • Conant, John P., born 1868.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Commerce--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Record book of John P. Conant is comprised of records for business accounts, personal finances, and a record of family and community marriages and deaths in Natchitoches Parish. A handwritten index is found at the beginning of the book. A loose...
    • Metoyer family papers. John P. Conant papers. Folder 01-02, 1909-1929.

    • Conant, Jean Arnold, 1846-1921.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • John P. Conant papers contain materials related to his parents, Jean Arnold Conant and Marie Louise Emma Dupré Conant, who were both free people of color of creole heritage. The folder contains two personal letters to John P. Conant from Jean...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-05, 1815-1818.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion, a free man of color, including bills of sale for his accounts with Debuys and Laune, Arnaud Carraby, and S. S. (Simon?) Bernard. Includes a slave bill of sale for the transfer of Mary, age 33, from...
    • Cane River collection, 1848.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Primarily notarized documents including financial records, land sales, and a slave bill of sale signed in 1848 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by Marie Marguerite LeComte to...
    • Victor Séjour collection, 1864-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--France--Paris.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--France--Paris.; African American authors--France--Paris.; African American dramatists--France--Paris.; French...
    • Two French newspapers, L'Autographe (November 1864) and La Presse Illustree (October 1874), with articles concerning Victor Séjour. L'Autographe is a tabloid format newspaper, (numbered 193-200), reproducing excerpts of writings and signatures of...
    • Emancipation petition of Pierre Auber, Number 97A, 1831.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Petition of Pierre Auber to free the enslaved woman Celestine (described as a quadroon and Creole of this country of 24 years) and her child Jean Pierre Felix Auguste (aged about six months).
    • Cane River collection, 1837.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, succession records, and lists of debts, signed in 1837 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers include a mortgage granted by Jacques Porter to Nerestan Roques, both free...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-02, 1868-1879.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • Chiefly bills, receipts, letters, and legal documents belonging to Louis Martin Joson, Joseph Pelagie, Joseph Perot, and other members of the Joson and Perot families, descendents of free people of color.

      Legal documents include a...

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