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    • G. Chapter 16: Regulations and Punishments of Slaves and Free Colored

    • Free African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Louisiana. Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Louisiana. Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • KK. Chapter 29: Negro Labor

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History. Discrimination in employment -- United States -- History.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • 1738-05-26 French Superior Council record

    • 1738; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; punishment; blacks; slaves; slavery; runaways; fugitive slaves;
    • Complaint by Jacques Livet that one of his black slaves, named Samson, has run away since about two months, influenced by another runaway black slave of his. He prays for the apprehension and punishment of both slaves. (See WPA abstract) Property...
    • 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...
    • 1741-01-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; french colony; louisiana; Colonialism; salvery; slaves; slave trade; fugitive slaves; runaways; pierrot; biefada; baptisms; marooned; robberies; cats; rats;
    • Prosecution and examination of runaway slave named Pierrot of Biefada Nation who said he was about 30 years of age and baptized. Charged with marooning. Answered he ran away because he was put in irons and wrongly accused of stealing. That he and...
    • 1741-01-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; slavery; slaves; slave trade; fugitive slaves; runaways; Pierrot; Chaperon; Sans Souci; Pradel St.Lange; Bambara; baptisms;
    • Interrogatory of the negro slave names Sans Souci, belonging to Sieur Pradel St. Lange, about 30 years of age, of the Bambara nation, and that he had never been baptized. Questions about his runaway companion, said his name was Pierrot, and he met...
    • 1741-01-11 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; Louisiana; French Colony; Colonialism; Slaves; Slavery; Slave trade; Fugitive slaves; runaways; blacks; Pierrot; Chaperon;
    • Inquiry into conduct of slaves. The questions to be asked of negro slave by the name of Pierrot, owned by Chaperon, who disavows all defense of Pierrot, if guilty, and protests against loss consequent of Pierrot's detention. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1775-02-04 Spanish Cabildo record

    • 1775; Louisiana; New Orleans; Spanish Colony; Wages; Money; Fugitive slaves; women; Colonialism; People of color;
    • Peition by Santiago Chapron, owner, for payment of wages for fugitive black slave woman Madelon.(See WPA abstract.) Property of the Louisiana Historical Society. (http://louisianahistoricalsociety.org/)
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...
    • Francisco Bouligny memorandum, 1776 September 1.

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.;...
    • Memorandum regarding the instructions for the Governor-General of Louisiana, presented to Charles III at La Granja on the 1st of September 1776. Incomplete, unsigned copy, [written in the hand of Francisco Bouligny]. Captain Francisco Bouligny,...
    • Leonardo Mazange financial record, 1782 February 15.

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Soldiers, Black--Louisiana.; Financial instruments.
    • Statement of accounts and order to pay signed by Leonardo Mazange, clerk of the Cabildo. The statement of accounts was for salaries in the amount of seventeen pesos six reales a day for company of sixteen mulatto and free black militiamen, who were...

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