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    • François Camus act of emancipation, 1827 October 26.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Act of emancipation by François Camus of his female slave, Souris. By an act passed before Notary Public Hugh K. Gordon, François Camus certified that he had freed Souris, age thirty-two years.
    • 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...
    • Charles Thorton Butler baptismal certificate, 1844 February 22

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American Catholics--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Indians of North America--Louisiana.
    • Baptismal certificate of Charles Thorton Butler of New Orleans. Father James Lesne, Rector of Saint Anthony's Chapel in New Orleans from 1840-1854, certified that he baptized Charles Thornton Butler, born 1817 May 16 at Lafourche, the legitimate...
    • Philip Humphrey bond, 1845 April 19.

    • Bonds--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Registers.
    • Bond of Philip Humphrey, guaranteed by William Johnson of New Orleans. William Johnson, a free man of color, appeared before the Mayoralty of New Orleans and guaranteed a bond of $1,000 for the good conduct of Philip Humphrey, a free man of color,...
    • Council of the First Municipality of New Orleans bonds, 1843 May 8-1844 April 10.

    • Bonds--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African Americans--History--19th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--Emigration and...
    • Bonds of free people of color, who were permitted to reside in the First Municipality of New Orleans, 1843 May 8-1844 April 10. Fifty documents bound together. In the decades prior to the Civil War, government officials of Louisiana became more and...
    • Matthew Flannery census of New Orleans, 1805 August 5

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Census.; New Orleans (La.)--Population.
    • Census of New Orleans, 1805, submitted by Matthew Flannery to the City Council of New Orleans. The data sheets, compiled by census-taker Matthew Flannery, are arranged by streets, according to the model form he submitted to the City Council on 1805...
    • Gilberto Leonard certificate, 1800 May 6

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Choctaw Indians--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Lake...
    • Certificate issued by Gilberto Leonard (also known as “Gilbert), comptroller general of the Province of Louisiana, to Joseph Bogy. He certified that his office owed Joseph Bogy 228 reales in silver (28 Pesos 4 reales) for services rendered. Bogy...
    • Carlos Edward and Juan Pedro baptismal certificates, 1808.

    • Baptismal certificates--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American Catholics--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban Americans--Louisiana.
    • Certificates of baptism for Carlos Edward and Juan Pedro, natural children of Mardi Magdalena Dupuis, a free woman of color of Sainte Dominge, Barracoa, Cuba. In Spanish.
    • 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...
    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 21.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New...
    • Depositions of J. B. Ducoing and Jean André Grasse on behalf of Ace Pierre, a free man of color of New Orleans. Jean Baptiste Ducoing appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Ace Pierre, and the woman,...
    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 29.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Depositions of John Lewis and Louis Deslondes on behalf of John Hickman of New Orleans. John Lewis, a free man of color, and Louis Deslondes appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that John Hickman, a free man of color,...
    • Edgard Montégut depositions, 1844 August 9.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African Americans--History--19th century.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Depositions of Louis Deslondes and Rafaël Mans on behalf of James Moore of New Orleans. Louis Deslondes, a creole of Louisiana, appeared before Edgard Montégut, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known James Moore, a free man of color,...
    • Edward Turner docket book, 1813 April 13-1817 January 11

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Law reports, digests, etc.--Mississippi.
    • Docket book of Magistrate Edward Turner of Natchez, Mississippi Territory. The volume contains the docket for cases Numbers 1-879. Each entry gives the names of litigants, a summary of the case, and the final settlement or sentence. A number of the...
    • Pointe Coupée Parish evaluation of land and general census, 1808 November 1.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Pointe Coupée Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Pointe Coupée Parish.; Census--Louisiana--Pointe Coupée Parish.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--Pointe Coupée Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Pointe Coupée Parish.; African...
    • Evaluation and general census of land in Pointe Coupée Parish for the purpose of determining territorial and slave taxes. Lists the name of the landholder; number of men, women, and children in the family; number who can bear arms, men over 50,...
    • The Vox

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    • In This Issue: Local Rock band Update, Tropicalia, A turducken Success, Gavin Memories, Where is Beard?, Make Your Own WTUL Paper Pocket Protector, Drunk DJ of the Month, Marathon, Drinkning with Ann, and Interviews with: Spiritualized, Archer...
    • J. Roffignac order to pay, 1821 August 30.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $10 to Guillaume Parent, a free man of color, for transporting four passengers across the lake. J. Roffignac, the Mayor of New Orleans, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the City Treasurer to...
    • 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...

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