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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 01-26, 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 01-29, 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 01-14, 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...
    • 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.
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-35, 1798-1860.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763?-1840.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana.; African...
    • The folder contains empty and undated envelopes: one from the Chalmette Matrimonial Association and one addressed to Jean Baptiste Meullion, who was a free man of color. One document is in French.
    • Auguste Metoyer papers, 1835-1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly petitions, subpoenas, public instruments of protest, and bills of exchange for legal cases against Auguste Metoyer, a free man of color, in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 167-184, 1809-1846.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.; Guerlain, Lewis 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 purchases of enslaved persons, illnesses, and runaway slaves as...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 49-62, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Sugar plantations--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Jackson (Slave of Andrew Durnford), active 1847.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...
    • 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...

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