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    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 04-02, 1810-1814.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Thomas, Joseph, active 1809-1814.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land tenure--Louisiana.; Sugar growing--Louisiana.;...
    • Letters from Joseph Thomas to John McDonogh refer to frontier conditions along the Amite River and the bayou around Barbara, Louisiana. Thomas reports on plantation matters including sugarcane, corn, potato, and pumpkin cultivation. He also...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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 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 03-03, 1809-1846.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.; Guerlain, Lewis (L.H.), active 1784-1858.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.;...
    • Chiefly letters written by Lewis H. Guerlain (active 1784-1858) to John McDonogh concerning the management of Guerlain's corn and sugarcane plantation, Long View. Guerlain discusses slave purchases, illnesses, and runaways as well as the status of...
    • John McDonogh Monument

    • Monuments; Philanthropists; Public schools;
    • John McDonogh Monument, Lafayette Square, New Orleans. He bequeathed part of his fortune to the City of New Orleans to be used for public schooling. Base of monument reads: "To John McDonogh From the Public School Children of New Orleans,...
    • Margaret Haughery Monument

    • Monuments; Women; Orphans; Parks; Philanthropists;
    • Monument to Margaret Haughery, Margaret Place, Prytania and Camp Streets, New Orleans. Dedicated in 1884 to honor her philanthropy for the orphans of the city.

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