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    • New Orleans (La.). First Municipality Council. Emancipation docket, 1846-1851.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). First Municipality Council.; Legal documents.
    • 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. The First Municipality covered the area of the Vieux...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-06, 1825.

    • Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African...
    • Primarily legal documents notarized in the year 1825 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, justice of the peace of Natchitoches Parish; including land sales, slave bills of sale, emancipation records, appointments of proxies, successions, and estate...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-10, 1829.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, an emancipation record, affidavits, estate and succession inventories, and marriage records certified in 1829 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. A bill of sale...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-17, 1840-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Slaves--Emancipation--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American barbers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Child...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1840-1848 include slave bills of sale, deeds of emancipation, freedom papers, deeds of conveyance, receipts, and other legal and financial documents. The papers are chiefly those of...
    • 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...
    • François Camus act of emancipation, 1827 October 26.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Act of emancipation by François Camus of his female slave, Souris. By an act passed before Notary Public Hugh K. Gordon, François Camus certified that he had freed Souris, age thirty-two years.
    • Freedom papers of New Orleans (La.), 1832-1858.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • This is an artificial collection made up of various documents that provide evidence of the free status of individual persons in the city of New Orleans during the years 1832-1858. Among the items are certificates from public officials, copies of...
    • Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny emancipation petition, 1842 March.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny family.; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny, Félicité Aurore Barbier,...
    • A petition for the emancipation of Coralie, a slave, aged 40, belonging to Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny. The document certifies that the widow of Bouny is the owner of Coralie and that the latter was always ""respectful, obedient, and loyal to...
    • Charlotte emancipation petition, 1827 March 15.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.; Doussan, Honoré, 1784-186?; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.; Women slaves--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.;...
    • A petition submitted March 15, 1827 requesting the emancipation of a slave named Charlotte, age 16. Certified April 25, 1827, the document grants her legal rights since no one opposed the petition in the required forty days. In French and English.
    • 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...
    • Register of free colored persons entitled to remain in the state. Volume 3, 1859-1861.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). Office of the Mayor.; Legal documents.
    • The third volume of the Register of Free Colored Persons Entitled to Remain in the State was produced by the New Orleans Mayor's Office between 1859 and 1861. Free African Americans who were not born in the City of New Orleans, or who were born in...
    • Free Persons of Color in Louisiana Collection, 1793-1867.

    • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).; Yellow fever--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Finance, Public--Louisiana--New...
    • Twelve documents related to free persons of color in Louisiana, dating from colonial times through reconstruction. The papers include an agreement by Rodulfo Dueros to pay the rent of Francisco Dorville, described as a free mulatto, in return for...
    • 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...
    • Register of free colored persons entitled to remain in the state. Volume 1, 1840-1856.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.). Office of the Mayor.; Legal documents.
    • The first volume of the Register of Free Colored Persons Entitled to Remain in the State was produced by the New Orleans Mayor's Office between 1840 and 1856. Free African Americans who were not born in the City of New Orleans, or who were born in...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 January 31

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Sherman's March to the Sea.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace.; Confederate States of America--Politics and...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times in the Confederate government and army, Sherman's march to the sea, prospects of peace, and slave emancipation. He also contrasts the calmness of Judah P. Benjamin...

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