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    • Bill of sale of two slaves

    • Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--New Orleans; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources; Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources; Slaves; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850
    • A bill of sale for two slaves, from Miellet to John McDonogh, Oct. 26, 1804.
    • [Deposition]

    • Legal documents
    • Deposition regarding Standfield's purchase of seven trees from Mme. Goudeau. The trees actually belonged to M. Henry.
    • [Deposition]

    • Legal documents
    • Deposition regarding Seguin and Mict's knowledge of M. Henry's ownership of some trees and that Mme. Goudeau's workmen worked on the trees.
    • Letter, Francisco Caso y Luengo, Pensacola, to Pierre-Joseph Favrot

    • Grand-Pre, Charles Boucher de, 1754-1809; Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Cuba--History; Favrot, Pierre-Joseph, 1749-1824--Correspondence
    • Letter concerns the state of Spain's colony, Cuba. When Napoleon invaded Spain in 1808, he deposed Charles IV and Ferdinand VII and replaced them with his brother Joseph Bonaparte. The Junta Central was established by Spanish Bourbon loyalists to...
    • Pour La Havane

    • Catherine (Ship);Parmlee, Oliver;Requiza (Ship);Ceres (Ship);Nautilus (Ship);Stranger (Ship);Henderson, S. & Co.;Nancy (Ship);Indian Hunter (Ship);Mary (Ship);Kenner, William;New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers;Shipping--United States;Cargo...
    • Newspaper ad for ships departing New Orleans from Le Courrier de la Louisiane, Jan. 11, 1811.
    • Moniteur de la Louisiane

    • New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers;Legal notices;Slave insurrections;Proclamations;
    • Public notices and orders issued by Governor W. C. C. Claiborne concerning slave revolt from Le Moniteur de la Louisiane, Jan. 12, 1811.
    • Courrier de la Louisiane

    • New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers;Legal notices;Slave insurrections;Proclamations;
    • Newspaper article, French-language account of the 1811 Slave Revolt and proclamation from Gov. Claiborne, from Le Courrier de la Louisiane, Jan. 14, 1811.
    • Louisiana Courrier

    • New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers;Legal notices;Slave insurrections;Proclamations;
    • Newspaper article, English-language account of the 1811 Slave Revolt, from Le Courrier de la Louisiane, Jan. 14, 1811.
    • Runaway from the jail

    • Newspapers;Advertisements;Slaveholders--Louisiana;Slavery--United States;Fugitive slaves;Fugitives from justice;
    • Newspaper ad for return of a runaway slave, L'Ami de Lois, Jan. 21, 1814.
    • 1000 dollars reward

    • Newspapers;Advertisements;Slaveholders--Louisiana;Slavery--United States;Fugitive slaves;Fugitives from justice;Lafitte, Pierre;Pirates;
    • Newspaper ad., $1000 reward for capture of Pirate Pierre Lafitte and three slaves, from Le Courrier de la Louisiane, Sept. 7, 1814.
    • Sugar & coffee

    • New Orleans (La.)--newspapers;Advertisements;Young Hillman (Schooner);
    • Newspaper ad for sugar and coffee from the Louisiana Gazette.
    • For freight or charter

    • James Monroe (ship);Marston, Henry;Protection (Ship);Russel, Gilbert E.;William (Ship);Caravan (Ship);Peabody & Chamberlain;Susan (Ship);Monticello (Ship);Good Intent (Ship);Planter (Ship);Boyd, William;Ellen (Ship);Renown (Ship);Halsey...
    • Newspaper ad for ships departing New Orleans from the Louisiana Gazette, March 16, 1819.
    • Insurance policy

    • Slave trade--United States--History--Sources;Slave trade--Georgia--Savannah--History--Sources;Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources;Insurance;Napoleon (schooner);
    • Insurance policy issued by the New Orleans Insurance Company for goods (including slaves) shipped from Savannah to New Orleans aboard the schooner Napoleon.
    • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of Louisiana

    • Louisiana--Maps, Topographic;Physical geography--Louisiana;
    • Kneass, [William], sculptor. Surrounded by text delineating Louisiana's climate, waterways, levees, civil divisions, population, commerce, religion,education, government, geographical boundaries, list of governors, historical sketch. Parish map...

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