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  • Subject: New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.
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    • Charles Trudeau letter to Mayor James Mather, 1807 November 28

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; New Orleans (La.)--Emigration and immigration--Government policy.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Letter from Charles Trudeau to Mayor James Mather relaying the City Council's action on prison regulations, expanding City Hall so the cries of the whipped slaves would not reach City Hall, opposing the influx of free men of color, and proposing...
    • Paul and Marie Mortimer land sale, 1847 December 18.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th...
    • The conveyance for a property on Phillipa (Dryades) Street in New Orleans sold by Paul Emile Mortimer and Marie Anastasia Estelle Mortimer to Mary Tinsley, a free woman of color. The document is in French, and a translation is included.
    • Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg land plat, 1800.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--19th century.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Women landowners--Louisiana.; Real property--Maps.;...
    • The plat (map) for the bordering lands of Juanita Cholan and Celestin Grevemberg, both free Creole women of color. The tracts were bounded on two sides by the land of Pedro Broussard; Juanita's land adjoined the Attacapas (Attakapas) River. On the...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 03-01, 1850-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1850-1871. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including:...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 04-01, 1869-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1869-1874. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Ledger Inserts. Folder 01-03, approximately 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Six inserts from ledger with transcription of poems in Les Cenelles, a literary journal published by New Orleans free people of color. Includes poems and prose by P. A. Desdunes and a poem by Arnaud Lanusse. Gift of A. P. Tureaud. In French.
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 05-01, 1872-1882.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American plantation...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1872-1882. Stock, cash, interest, real estate, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-02, ledger, approximately 1876-1890.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Ink manuscript with writings by P. A. Desdunes and others including Desdunes's essays or ""r�flexions"" on morality, money, and the cause of revolution in Haiti; an appreciation of the poetry of Edmond H�raux; a comparison between American...
    • Property transactions for Gravier and Circus Streets, 1845-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Property records relating to the ownership of a lot at the corner of Gravier and Circus streets in New Orleans, Louisiana. Two sales of the property are present, both between William Malcolm and Jane McCall Woods, a free woman of color. Also...
    • New Orleans City Council ordinance, 1813 May 19.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Gambling--Law and legislation--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Ordinance of the New Orleans City Council regarding free people of color gambling with slaves. Signed by Mayor N. Girod. In French.
    • Henry Clay emancipation, 1808 July 11

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
    • Emancipation of the slave Daniel by Henry Clay of Fayette, Kentucky. Daniel, who formerly belonged to John Clay and James Bristow of New Orleans, was 32 or 33 at the time of his emancipation. Certified on verso by John D. Young, Clerk of Court, and...
    • Jacques, free man of color passport, 1859 March 31.

    • Passports.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Port-au-Prince (Haiti); Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; Travelers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Travelers--Haiti--Port-au-Prince.; Jacques,...
    • Passport of "Jacques," a free man of color and inhabitant of New Orleans, issued by the State of Louisiana for a trip to Porte-au-Prince. Signed by A. Duplantier, Secretary of State.
    • Letter, Armand Duplantier to his brother, January 10, 1796

    • Emigration and immigration--Louisiana.; Plantation life--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.
    • Armand Duplantier was born in Voiron, France, in 1753. He served as General Lafayette's aide-de-camp during the Revolutionary War and in 1782 came to Louisiana to assist his maternal uncle, Claude Trenonay, with his plantation in Pointe Coupee. ...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 01-01, 1843-1849.

    • Account books--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1843-1849. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 02-01, 1847-1855.

    • African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; African American...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1847-1855. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Pages 92 and 240 are not present in...

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