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    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-02, 1805-1849.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.;...
    • Primarily contains letters written to John McDonogh by business associates regarding the management of plantations and the acquisition of enslaved persons in Louisiana. In one letter, John Hartwell Cocke, the prominent Virginia colonization...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-03, 1796-1853.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Marie Françoise Lemelle, active 1831-1846.; Taillefer, Marie-Pouponne--Estate.; Miramond, Jean.; Marcel (Slave of...
    • Primarily receipts, promissory notes, and other financial documents of Baptiste Meullion. Receipts are for Martin Duralde’s drafting of Baptiste Meullion’s marriage contract with Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato (Bello), donations to the Saint Landry...
    • Mississippi State Colonization Society annual report, 1832.

    • American Colonization Society.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Free African Americans--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi--Natchez.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.
    • The first annual report of the Mississippi State Colonization Society concerns the colonization of Liberia by free people of color from the United States. The report lists resolutions to publish and distribute the pamphlet and to raise funds for...
    • Cane River collection, 1832.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, succession papers, a separation agreement, a quittance, and a mortgage certified in 1832 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. A mortgage is granted by Manuel Hilaire Rachal...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-02, 1806-1807.

    • Cotton trade--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Jean Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African American...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion comprising a bill of sale for his cotton account, a survey of his land, as well as receipts from M. Bunos and Joseph Balqué, a free person of color. Documents are in French except for the land survey.
    • Cane River collection, 1822.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Slave bills of sale.; Slave trade--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Women...
    • Primarily bills of sale. Includes two slave bills of sale from Augustin Metoyer to husband and wife: Marie Pelagie Lemoine [LeCourt] and Joseph Metoyer, also Augustin's brother. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-05, 1815-1818.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion, a free man of color, including bills of sale for his accounts with Debuys and Laune, Arnaud Carraby, and S. S. (Simon?) Bernard. Includes a slave bill of sale for the transfer of Mary, age 33, from...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-02, 1836-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters chiefly written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his shipment of sugar to McDonogh as part of their crop sharing arrangement, his need of a new...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-26, 1842-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Includes Jean Baptiste Meullion's estate inventory and succession with lists of his enslaved persons. Also present is a petition by Lastie Dupré, administrator of Joseph Balqué's estate, to recover debt from Marie Françoise Laurent (Balqué's...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-27, 1844-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Bills of sale for Bellazaire Meullion's dry-goods account with François Neda, a white merchant. Included is her cotton account with Follain & Bellocq, a New Orleans merchant firm. In French.
    • Cane River collection, 1848.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Primarily notarized documents including financial records, land sales, and a slave bill of sale signed in 1848 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by Marie Marguerite LeComte to...
    • Cane River collection, 1853.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers including slave bills of sale, mortgages, leases, land sales, and succession records all from 1853. Papers relating to free people of color include two mortgages granted by St. Cyr Metoyer to Jean Baptiste Metoyer, one...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-28, 1849-1852.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion's descendants comprising a receipt addressed to Alphonse Meullion for Bellazaire's account with Baptiste Montala; a bill addressed to Donat for the cost of burying his child and his wife, Elizabeth...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-07, 1824-1826.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with Toledano & Company and Louaillier Brothers. Also includes a summons from the Saint Landry Parish Justice of the Peace to settle a complaint made by Robert C. Fryar. A bill of sale for...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-29, 1854-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Business records of Bellazaire Meullion, a free woman of color, comprising a bill of sale and letter for her cotton account with Bellocq Noblem & Company and a promissory note addressed to A. J. Elias for grafts set in fruit trees. Documents are in...
    • Cane River collection, 1850.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.;...
    • Various documents including summons, verdicts, notifications, account sheets, promissory notes, and letters all from 1850. Papers relating to free people of color include a procuration given by Louis Dominique Metoyer and Théodora Chagnon to Louis...
    • City of New Orleans antebellum collection. 01-13, probably 1858.

    • Women landowners--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Taxation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • Three sheets from an 1858? tax assessment roll, which list the names of individuals, streets on which their houses front, measurement of property, cash value of house and lot, and the number and value of enslaved persons. Listings were made by city...
    • Cane River collection, 1841.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, financial statements, mortgage records, and receipts signed in 1841 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the account sheet...
    • 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...

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