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    • James Thornton petition, 1852 January 28 and February 11.

    • Petitions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African Americans--History--19th century.; Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850--Estate.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Petition submitted by E. Rawle, on behalf of James Thornton, to the Fifth District Court of New Orleans; answer of M[aurice] Grivot, representing the executors of John McDonogh, to the Thornton petition. James Thorton, an enslaved person,...
    • HH. Chapter 20: Negro Education

    • African Americans -- Education -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.African Americans -- Education -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project.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...

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