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    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Fugitive slaves--Tennessee.; Slavery--Tennessee.; Slaves--Tennessee. ; Racially mixed...
    • Notice. The following named negroes have been placed in my care by order of his Excellency H.W. Allen, Governor of Louisiana: Negro woman ELIZABETH, dark complexion; aged about 40 years. Said to belong to Evan Jeffries, Claibourn county...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 03-01, 1827-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Other topics include the emancipation of slaves and the colonization of Liberia by former slaves. Some documents are...
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    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.; Racially mixed people--Mississippi.; Women slaves--Louisiana.;...
    • Notice. THE following named negroes have been placed in my care by order of his Excellency H.W. Allen, Governor of Louisiana: Negro woman ELIZABETH, dark complexion; aged about 40 years. Said to belong to Evan Jeffries, Claibourn county...
    • NOTICE.

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Arkansas.; Slavery--Arkansas.; Slaves--Arkansas.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Arkansas.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.; Racially mixed...
    • NOTICE. THE following named negroes have been turned over to me by the Agents and Officers of his Excellency Henry W. Allen Gov. of La. Negro woman, Emma, dark complexion aged about twenty-five years, said to belong to Jacob Newcomer, Jefferson...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 20, diary, 1837-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1837-1843. The diary also includes handwritten copies of correspondence between William Johnson, his sister Adelia Miller, his brother-in-law...
    • 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,...
    • WERE brought to the Police Prison of the 2d Municipality

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Child slaves--Louisiana.
    • WERE brought to the Police Prison of the 2d Municipality, the following slaves, viz: A mulatto woman named Abelli, about thirty two years, of age says she belongs to Mr Antonio. A negro man named Anthony, about sixty years of age says he belongs to...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-02, 1837-1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie plantation in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Durnford discusses his views on slavery in several letters, and in one instance, he requests...
    • WAS committed to the Parish Prison

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.;Racially mixed people--Mississippi.;Women slaves--Louisiana.; Women...
    • WAS committed to the Parish Prison of the Parish of Jefferson, on the 2nd of August 1860, JOSEPHINE, a mulatto, 5 feet high, says she belongs to Madame Glattene of N. O. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take...
    • Emancipation petition of the estate of John Libellas, Number 92D, 1815

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of the estate of John Libellas to free the slaves John (about 34 years of age), Sophie (about 31 years of age), and Sophie's three children: Victorine (ten years of age), Pierre (six years of age), and Marguerite (two years of age).
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 02-01, 1834-1836.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh, chronicling the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Their correspondence predominantly concerns the status of a sugarcane crop that Durnford cultivated and supervised for...
    • Emancipation petition of Damarisse Devel, Number 19K, 1834

    • African American families--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Child slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal...
    • Petition of Damarisse Devel, a free woman of color, to free her children and grandchildren, the slaves Mimi (described as a mulatto man of about 35 years of age), Hortense (described as a mulatress of about 30 years of age), Patrice (11 years of...

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