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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...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 01-01, 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. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • Andrew Durnford memorandum book, 1855-1858.

    • Account books--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Sugar plantations--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th...
    • Memorandum book of Andrew Durnford, a free man of color, in which he records the supplies he purchased and the names of his suppliers, notes credits and debts incurred by his slaves, and records his daily activities.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated 27 January 1875 requires Miles...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-01, 1863-1943.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American elementary schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American...
    • The bulk of the materials comprise letters, school materials, and birth registrations for Grace, Kenneth, Bruce, Dudley Gregory, Juanita, and Naomi Turnbull--children of Dudley Jr. and Juanita Hebert Turnbull. School materials of the Turnbull...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-11 1870-1950.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American children--Louisiana--Baton...
    • Black and white photos of the Turnbull family. Included are photographic portraits of Aldometer Turnbull, Grace Turnbull; Alex Hebert; school group portraits, possibly in front of The Hickory Street School; Holy Communion portraits, possibly of...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-03, 1850-1879.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American children--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Baton...
    • Chiefly receipts and tax notifications of Jane Giddings. Of note are receipts for her daughter Aldometer's school tuition; a railroad tax receipt; notifications of late tax payment; and rent receipts from Aristide Allain, a boy who lived with Jane...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-08, 1924-1959.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American children--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American families--Louisiana--Baton...
    • Life insurance policies, premium receipt books, loan certificates, and notification letters for members of the Turnbull Family. Includes a fire insurance policy belonging to Dudley Turnbull Jr.
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-07, 1912-1930.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American children--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American families--Louisiana--Baton...
    • Life insurance promissory notes, premium receipt books, loan certificates, agreements, policy endowments, and notification letters for the Turnbull Family.
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-06, 1890-1964.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American families--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American fathers--Louisiana--Baton...
    • Chiefly receipts, tax receipts, tax exemption certificates, and other financial papers belonging to Dudley Turnbull Jr. Of note are financial papers of John Turnbull and Dudley Turnbull Jr. concerning funeral expenses following Dudley Turnbull's...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-05, 1901-1923.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Taxation--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Tax collection--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Finance, personal--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Receipts (Acknowledgments)--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American...
    • Receipts belonging to Dudley Turnbull and Rosemarie Aldometer Mather Turnbull. Included are tax receipts, receipts for goods and services, invoices, and a receipt for funeral expenses following Aldometer's death in December of 1917.
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-04, 1878-1900.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Taxation--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Tax collection--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Tuition--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Receipts (Acknowledgments)--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American...
    • Receipts belonging to Dudley Turnbull and Rosemarie Aldometer Mather Turnbull for parish and state taxes, goods, services, and college tuition. Included are tax receipts for the estate of Jane Giddings (mother of Aldometer Turnbull), receipts to...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 02-01, 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...
    • Prosper Foy petition, 1833 February 28.

    • African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Charles Parish.;...
    • Petition submitted by Prosper Foy attesting that Hyacinthe Raphael, a free woman of color, has sold or mortgaged her properties and slaves to secure funds to pay debts, but has not yet paid them. Document petitions judge for aid.
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-02, 1829-1849.

    • African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.; American Colonization Society.; Landlord and tenant--Louisiana.; Philanthropists--Louisiana--New...
    • Letters written to John McDonogh by a variety of persons primarily regarding the management of his property. Other documents include letters from George Ellis and Elija Gibson, McDonogh's former slaves living in Liberia, who describe the conditions...
    • Marguerite emancipation record, 1788 February 3.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; De Villiers, Joseph, born 1747.; Women...
    • A legal document in which Joseph de Villiers grants liberty to his slave, Marguerite, who is described as a mulatto. The document is in French.

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