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    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs;Urban landscapes--Louisiana--New Orleans--Photographs;New Orleans (La.)--Photographs;Free Market (New Orleans, La.)--Photographs
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    • 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...
    • Adeleda Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01, 1831-1860.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American Catholics--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Tax receipts for Adeleda Metoyer; and invoices and receipts to Adeleda and Toussaint Metoyer for cotton, books, whiskey, sugar, coffee, and various other goods for accounts with Jean Conant, Anthony J. da Silva, A. L. Metoyer, P. E. Durant. Also...
    • Adeleda Metoyer papers. Folder 01-02, 1873-1897.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly invoices and receipts for cotton and various general goods purchased by Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer; and business letters to Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer by the cotton merchants Ar. Miltenberger & Pollock. Also included are steamboat...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-01, 1819-1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches Parish...
    • Primarily financial and legal documents of Joseph Perot, a free Creole of color, and Louis Fort. Of note is a true copy of an act of manumission by Louis Fort for a woman (described as a "mulatto") named Angélique (1819); and, a document for the...
    • 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...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-03, 1880-1899.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily letters, and receipts belonging to Atala Chelette, Emanuel Chelette, Mary Athalie Joson, and other Chelette family members and business associates. Letters include a letter signed by Athalie Josin (1884); a letter to Manuel Chellette...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-04, 1900?-1919.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Materials consist of state and city tax receipts for Atala Chelette and Emanuel Chelette for the years 1900-1919. Also included is a poll tax receipt for Atala Chelette (1911), a tax receipt for Susette Chelette (1902), and two tax receipts for...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-05, 1819-1855.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches Parish...
    • Materials consist primarily of receipts, notes, and letters belonging to Atala Chelette and Emanuel Chelette. The documents are undated and were likely created between the years 1874 and 1919. Included are receipts from Anchor Supply Co. in New...
    • 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...
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1816 February 1

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $10 to Jean Victor, a free man of color, one month's city pension for the needy issued by Augustin Macarty, the Mayor of New Orleans. The Mayor of New Orleans issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the...
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1819 August 6.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $14.50 to Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for twenty-nine days that her mulatto slave Michel was employed in public works. The Mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, issued these pay bills or cash...
    • Baron de Carondelet order to pay, 1793 January 26.

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana New Orleans.; African...
    • Order to pay issued by the Baron de Carondelet, New Orleans, in favor of the widow Perigord. Governor Carondelet ordered the Public Receiver to pay Perigord 3 1/2 pesos from the proceeds of the sale of the house of the free mulatto D'Orville. In...
    • Beltran Gravier petition, before 1797

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New...
    • Petition submitted by mayor Beltran Gravier (i.e., the elder), to [the Governor of the Province of Louisiana?]. Gravier submitted a petition in connection with a suit that he had instituted against the free woman of color, Maria San Juan. In an...
    • Bernard Marigny and Anna Mathilde Morales mortgage, 1836 July 5

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American landowners--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Act of mortgage granted by Bernard Marigny and his wife, Anne Mathilde Morales, to the Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Before Notary Public Théodore Seghers in New Orleans, Marigny and his wife declared that, by an act passed on 1836 June 27, Marigny...
    • Bruno Gireaudeau deposition, 1844 April 13.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.;
    • Deposition of Bruno Gireaudeau who appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Joseph Zeno, a free man of color, also present, for twenty years and that Zeno had been born a free man in New Orleans. The...
    • 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 01-02, 1821.

    • Debtor and creditor--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Rachal, Marie Perine Metoyer, 1803-1864.; Metoyer, François Benjamin, 1794-1845.; Rachal family.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation...
    • Chiefly financial statements regarding debts owed by the estate of Dr. Enos Tuck. A certificate verifying that Dr. Tuck owed a debt to J. J. Moulon is validated by B. Metoyer, Justice of the Peace in Natchitoches Parish. Also present is a statement...

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