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    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 3, bank book, 1906 November 27.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Banks and...
    • The bank book of Anna Johnson, who was born a free person of color, contains a record of her account with The National Bank of Commerce of Natchez, Mississippi for November 27, 1906. Blank pages in the book were not scanned.
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 51, notebook, 1897 July-1900 June.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922--Finance, Personal.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African...
    • The notebook of Anna Johnson, who was born a free person of color, records grocery expenses, building repair expenses, record of rental earnings received, money she received for music lessons, and daybook entries that record cotton picking and...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 33, ledger, 1833-1837.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Account books.; Johnson, William, 1809-1851--Finance, Personal.; Bathhouses--Mississippi--Natchez.; Business records.; African American...
    • The ledger of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, contains record of Johnson's business and household expenses between 1833 and 1837. The book primarily documents transactions for services rendered in his barbering and bathhouse...
    • James Johnston personal letter, 1849 June 1

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Trials (Assault and battery)--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Johnston, James, flourished 1849--Trials, litigation, etc.; Hinckley, Orramel, 1813-1868.
    • Personal letter from J[ames] Johnston of New Orleans to Captain O[rramel] Hinckley in New Albany, Indiana. Johnston gives an account of his recent trial in Opelousas in which he was acquitted of charges of having whipped a free man of color.
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Financial papers belonging to St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. (1903-1927). Included is a letter from St. Clair Metoyer...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-18, 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...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-25a, 1844 January-May.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.; African...
    • Primarily notarized documents including mortgages, lists of debts, minutes from family meetings, testimonies, and land transactions; signed in 1844 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the lease,...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-20, 1854-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William, 1809-1851.; Johnson, Ann...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1854-1859 include receipts and invoices for goods and services; receipts for rent; and tax receipts of Ann Battles Johnson, following the 1851 death of her husband William Johnson, a...
    • 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. Legal documents include a subsistence supplies bond for Louis Martin Joson of...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-03, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • Marie Boidore affidavit, approximately 1820-1827

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Carnival--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Affidavits--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Affidavit of Marie Boidore, a free woman of color, that at a ball of Mr. St. Martin, Virginie Labortrie, another free woman of color, unmasked her and along with friends, beat her. Presented to Joseph Roffignac, Mayor. In French.
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-17, 1840-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Slaves--Emancipation--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American barbers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Child...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1840-1848 include slave bills of sale, deeds of emancipation, freedom papers, deeds of conveyance, receipts, and other legal and financial documents. The papers are chiefly those of...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03a, 1900-1905.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Materials consist of family letters, tax receipts, and a land conveyance for the sale of land in Rapides Parish. Letters discuss family news and upcoming family visits. Correspondents include Amos Terrell, Frank Terrell, Josephine Morgan, and...

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