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    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 185-222, 1803-1849.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Free African Americans.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Plantation...
    • Letters written to John McDonogh by a variety of persons primarily documenting his business negotiations. Included are letters by Augustin Malet and his daughter Marie Therese Malet, both free people of color, regarding the sale of their property....
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 123-151, 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...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-03, 1796-1853.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Marie Françoise Lemelle, active 1831-1846.; Taillefer, Marie-Pouponne--Estate.; Miramond, Jean.; Marcel (Slave of Baptiste...
    • Primarily receipts, promissory notes, and other financial documents of Baptiste Meullion. Receipts are for Martin Duralde’s drafting of Baptiste Meullion’s marriage contract with Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato (Bello), donations to the Saint Landry...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-04, 1798-1866.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Donato, Gustave Meullion, 1832-1877.; Merchants--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Commission merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cotton trade--Louisiana.; Sugar...
    • Primarily financial records of Baptiste Meullion and his daughter Bellazaire Meullion, including accounts for goods and bills of sale with New Orleans commission merchants who handled the sale of their cotton or sugar crops, and receipts and...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-30, 1861-1865.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Civil War era business records of Donat Meullion and his son, Antoine Alphonse. Includes an address by New Orleans Cotton Factors (commission merchants) recommending that plantation owners retain their crops until the blockade in New Orleans is...
    • Meullion Family Papers. Folder 01-02, 1831-1906.

    • Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Meullion, Marie Célèste Suzanne Donato, 1764-1842.; Meullion, François Cheval, active 1831-1846.; Meullion, Bellazaire, active 1796?-1871.; Meullion, Antoine Donato, 1801-1890.; Meullion, Antoine Alphonse, active...
    • Primarily papers of Baptiste Meullion, François Cheval Meullion, Bellazaire Meullion, and Alphonse Meullion. One group of papers relates to Baptiste Meullion’s 1833 application for a mortgage of $5000, including, correspondence, application and...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-02, 1806-1807.

    • Cotton trade--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Jean Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African American...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion comprising a bill of sale for his cotton account, a survey of his land, as well as receipts from M. Bunos and Joseph Balqué, a free person of color. Documents are in French except for the land survey.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-05, 1815-1818.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Business records of Jean Baptiste Meullion, a free man of color, including bills of sale for his accounts with Debuys and Laune, Arnaud Carraby, and S. S. (Simon?) Bernard. Includes a slave bill of sale for the transfer of Mary, age 33, from...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1836-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859..; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters chiefly written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his shipment of sugar to McDonogh as part of their crop sharing arrangement, his need of a new...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-26, 1842-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Includes Jean Baptiste Meullion's estate inventory and succession with lists of his enslaved persons. Also present is a petition by Lastie Dupré, administrator of Joseph Balqué's estate, to recover debt from Marie Françoise Laurent (Balqué's...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-27, 1844-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Bills of sale for Bellazaire Meullion's dry-goods account with François Neda, a white merchant. Included is her cotton account with Follain & Bellocq, a New Orleans merchant firm. In French.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-28, 1849-1852.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Financial records of Jean Baptiste Meullion's descendants comprising a receipt addressed to Alphonse Meullion for Bellazaire's account with Baptiste Montala; a bill addressed to Donat for the cost of burying his child and his wife, Elizabeth...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-07, 1824-1826.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with Toledano & Company and Louaillier Brothers. Also includes a summons from the Saint Landry Parish Justice of the Peace to settle a complaint made by Robert C. Fryar. A bill of sale for...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-29, 1854-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African...
    • Business records of Bellazaire Meullion, a free woman of color, comprising a bill of sale and letter for her cotton account with Bellocq Noblem & Company and a promissory note addressed to A. J. Elias for grafts set in fruit trees. Documents are in...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-08, 1826-1827.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.;...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's account with Toledano & Gaillard Company. Also present is a bill of sale executed by A. Moore. All documents are in French except for Moore's bill.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-14, 1833 April-June.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's sugar account with Miramond O'Duhigg Company, a merchant firm in New Orleans, and for his shipping account with A. Ozere. Also present is a letter from M. Donatfuxe containing news from his village. In...
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-06, 1819-1824.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; Merchants--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Chiefly bills of sale for Jean Baptiste Meullion's accounts with the merchants Lauvi Toledano, Vincent Rillieux, M. Groleé, and Gauron Chaumette. Also present is a letter from Garrigues de Flaugeac regarding their business with Lauvi Toledano. All...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1844.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859..; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh largely regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern his trade in sugar, his purchase of tracts of land from McDonogh, and the birth of his daughter....
    • Andrew Durnford memorandum book, 1855-1858.

    • Account books--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.;...
    • Memorandum book of Andrew Durnford, a free man of color, in which he records the supplies he purchased and the names of his suppliers, notes credits and debts incurred by enslaved persons, and records his daily activities.

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