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  • Subject: New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century
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    • Letter, [Lt. Col.] Edward Nicholls, [Florida], to Monsieur [Jean] Laffite, Barataria, Louisiana

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Laffite, Jean--Correspondence; Barataria (La.)--History--19th century; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century; United States--History--War of 1812
    • This letter is one from a collection of four letters from Lieutenant Colonel Edward Nicholls, commander of the British forces in the Floridas, and Captain William H. Percy, Senior Officer of the Gulf of Mexico. They were signed and certified as...
    • Letter, Capt. William Henry Percy, HMS Hermes, Pensacola, to Nicholas Lockyer, HM Sloop Sophie

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Barataria (La.)--History--19th century; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century; United States--History--War of 1812; Lockyer, Nicholas--Correspondence; Hermes (Ship); Sophie (Sloop)
    • Percy directs Lockyer to proceed to Barataria and enlist the people and armed vessels there in the British cause. He outlines the inducements that can be used, and directs that Nichols returns as soon as possible with his recruits to assist in the...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • Letter, 1812 Feb. 14

    • Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825; Claude, Dennis; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry; Indians of North America--Wars--1812-1815; Letters; Politicians--United States; Governors--Louisiana; Louisiana--History--1803-1865; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th...
    • [2] p. on 1 leaf; 25 X 41 cm. folded to 25 X 20 cm. 3 digital pages.

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