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  • Subject: slaves
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    • 1738-08-01 French Superior Council record

    • 1738; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; succession; will; slaves; slavery; inventory; furnishings; Company of the Indies; plantations;
    • Succession of Andre Cresmane. Agreement as to property of succession, including plantation and slaves. It is agreed that Dame Marie Jacobe, widow of decedent, shall have the right to cultivate for her own account the plantation belonging to said...
    • 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...
    • 1738-10-22 French Superior Council record

    • 1738; Louisiana; Colonialism; French Colony; disease; slaves; slavery; sick persons; Indians of North America;
    • Report of death of Indian slave. Sr. Gerard Pery, agent and attorney in fact of Sr. de Coustillas, testamentary executor, reports the death of an Indian woman slave, belonging to said succession, of a long and wasting disease. (See WPA abstract.)...
    • 1739-07-20 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony; blacks; slaves; slavery; auctions; lease & rental services; Larche; children; slave trade;
    • Process verbal of lease by auction of negroes, negresses and negro children. The bid was started at 600 livres by Mr. Francois Larche and closed at 2,480 livres, offered by same Francois Larche. In the lease was inserted a clause covering care of...
    • 1739-10-18 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Bienville; Salmon; Blacks; Slaves; Slave trade; war; Dalcour; Jasmin; Acajou;
    • The undersigned according to an order issued by Sieurs de Bienville and de Salmon that each planter will furnish a negro slave who is to serve when needed and in time of war, Sr. Dalcour certifies having delivered a negro by the name of Jasmin, or...
    • 1739-03-19 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; blacks; slavery; slaves; slave trade; auctions; sick persons; aged persons;
    • Copy of process verbal of sale at public auction and adjudication of an old and infirm female black slave named Angelique, belonging to said succession. The sale was made by virtue of an order of the Superior Council on the petition and...
    • 1739-10-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Kidnappings; Robberies; Soldiers; Slavery; Slaves; Aufrere; Jehan; Kemper; Bayou St. John;
    • Report of robbery and abduction by Antoine Aufrere and Francois Jehan, who files complaint that on Sept. 26, Aufrere's dugout was forcibly seized while moored at the mouth of Bayou St. John by one Kemper and four soldiers of the guard house, who...
    • 1739-03-06 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Bienville; Slavery; Slaves; free people of color; succession; will; Blacks
    • Petition to Sr. Bienville by Louis Connard, and wife Catherine, for themselves and their children, praying that their freedom, granted by will of M. de Coustillas, their late Master, be confirmed. Confirmation of freedom as prayed for. (See WPA...
    • 1739-07-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; Larche; Chapron; blacks; slaves; slavery; slave trade; children; auctions; Company of the Indies; Angelique; sick persons; lease & rental services; succesion; Cendret; surgeon; physicians; examinations;
    • The Procurator represents that Sr. Chapron, tutor of the minor daughter of the decedent, has charge of three negroes, three negresses and three negro children of said succession, when he leases by public auction for payment to the Company of the...
    • 1739-07-19 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism; slave trade; blacks; slaves; slavery; auctions; lease & rental services; sick persons; aged persons; blind persons; Larche; succession; children; maintenance & repair; levees;
    • Notice of auction sale of an old, infirm and half-blind negress slave and auction of lease of three negro slaves, two negress slaves and some negro slave children belonging to the estate of Joseph Larche. Said negroes to be leases for a period of...
    • 1741-08-11 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Convents; Nuns; Mother St. Pierre; Noyan; Blacks; slaves; slavery; slave trade; mental institutions; mentally ill children; mental health; mentally ill persons; Ursuline;
    • Letter from Mother St. Pierre, Superior of the Ursulines, to Monsier Noyan, asking for the removal of a negro girl who is insane. (See WPA abstract)
    • 1741-03-21 French Superior Council record

    • 1741; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Darclon; Pointe Coupee; surgeon; Cuirs; Indians of North America; Blacks; slaves; slavery; Wounds & injuries; Health care; Medicine; Women;
    • I, Jacques Darclon, a surgeon at Pointe Coupee, certify having given the present certificate to Sieur Etienne De Cuirs for treatment and wound dressing given to his savage woman, of her right breast, for which I have furnished medication. Also a...

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