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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...
    • 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, a slave, represented by E....
    • NOTICE.

    • 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...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-03, 1811-1848.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Women slaves--Louisiana.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--United States.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.; Land...
    • Letters from a variety of persons to John McDonogh reference the purchase of slaves, a fugitive slave, tenant issues, infrastructure (roads, levees, and bridges), monetary loans, plantation management, and an educational project. In one letter, P....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 slaves in Louisiana. In one letter, John Hartwell Cocke, the prominent Virginia colonization advocate, brokers...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Slaves emancipated by the Councils of Municipalities One, Two, and Three, 1846-1850.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). First Municipality Council.; New Orleans (La.). Second Municipality Council.; New Orleans...
    • With the abolishment of the Police Jury for the Left (East) Bank of Orleans Parish in 1846, responsibility for controlling the emancipation of slaves fell to the three municipality councils. This volume consists of reports by the First Municipality...
    • Francisco Bouligny memorandum, 1776 September 1

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.;...
    • Memorandum regarding the instructions for the Governor-General of Louisiana, presented to Charles III at La Granja on the 1st of September 1776. Incomplete, unsigned copy, [written in the hand of Francisco Bouligny]. Captain Francisco Bouligny,...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-01, 1813-1860.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Benefit auctions--Louisiana.; Leases--Louisiana.;...
    • Chiefly contains letters written by John McDonogh to business associates regarding the acquisition and management of property. A few documents concern the purchase, education, emancipation, and repatriation of slaves to Liberia. Also present is an...
    • 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 conditions...

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