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    • 1739-03-06 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Bienville; Slavery; Slaves; free people of color; succession; will; Blacks
    • Petition to Sr. Bienville by Louis Connard, and wife Catherine, for themselves and their children, praying that their freedom, granted by will of M. de Coustillas, their late Master, be confirmed. Confirmation of freedom as prayed for. (See WPA...
    • 1741-01-10 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; slaves; slavery; slave trade; fugitive slaves; Souboye; King; free people of color; mulattos; freedmen; plantations; runaways; Chaperon; Pierrot;
    • Complaint to Procurator General of the King by various residents, of numerous runaway slaves, in environments of the city. M. Souboye, Lieutenant of the King, in New Orleans, at the head of a detachment of free negroes and of slaves, went in...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-01, ledger, 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A. (Pierre-Aristide); Tureaud, Alexander Pierre,...
    • Ledger with transcriptions of poems in Les Cenelles and prose text transcribed by P. A. Desdunes. Authors include: B. Valcour, P. Dalcour, Nelson Desbrosse, Joanni, Armand Lanusse, Michel St. Pierre, Camille Thierry, E. V. Rillieux, and P. A....
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-02, ledger, approximately 1876-1890.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Ink manuscript with writings by P. A. Desdunes and others including Desdunes's essays or ""r�flexions"" on morality, money, and the cause of revolution in Haiti; an appreciation of the poetry of Edmond H�raux; a comparison between American...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Ledger Inserts. Folder 01-03, approximately 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Six inserts from ledger with transcription of poems in Les Cenelles, a literary journal published by New Orleans free people of color. Includes poems and prose by P. A. Desdunes and a poem by Arnaud Lanusse. Gift of A. P. Tureaud. In French.
    • Auguste Metoyer papers, 1835-1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly petitions, subpoenas, public instruments of protest, and bills of exchange for legal cases against Auguste Metoyer in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's financial and legal...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-01, 1817-1820.

    • Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer, Nicolas Augustin, 1768-1856.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation...
    • Legal and business records of various people living in the Cane River area of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Papers related to free people of color include a slave bill of sale issued by Augustin Metoyer to M. In. Baptiste Florantin before Jean...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-04, 1823.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, procurations, slave bills of sale, succession papers, and receipts signed in 1823 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-05, 1824.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents regarding the sales of land and slaves signed in 1824 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of color include an appointment of a proxy for Rose...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-06, 1825.

    • Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African...
    • Primarily legal documents notarized in the year 1825 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, justice of the peace of Natchitoches Parish; including land sales, slave bills of sale, emancipation records, appointments of proxies, successions, and estate...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-07, 1826.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer, Marie Agnes...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, bills of sale, successions, estate inventories, and reports filed by various people in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana in 1826. Several documents concern the Metoyers, a family...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-08, 1827.

    • 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 land sales, slave bills of sale, bills of sale, successions, estate inventories, and court records signed in 1827 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. At least three...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-12, 1831.

    • 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, a will, an engagement record, and a mortgage that were certified in 1831 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. Three documents concern [Jean Baptiste?] Dominique...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-14, 1833.

    • 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, receipts, a marriage contract, and mortgages certified in 1833 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Includes a land sale by Benoits Laurents and a mortgage by Etienne Lacaze...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-15, 1834.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a receipt, an inquest concerning the death of a slave, and a quittance that are signed in 1834 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Documents relating to free people...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-16, 1835.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a procuration, and a mortgage; signed in 1835 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color include a mortgage granted by Jacques...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-17, 1836.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, reports from family meetings, mortgage records, and marriage contracts; signed in 1836 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-19, 1838.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, reports from family meetings, and mortgage records signed in 1838 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color include a slave bill...

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