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    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves. Folder 02-01, 1842-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; American Colonization Society.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.
    • Letters written by McDonogh's freed slaves documenting their voyage to and settlement in Liberia. The letters are from George R. Ellis McDonogh, Washington W. McDonogh, Galloway Smith McDonogh, James Gray, and James McGeorge Taylor. They provide...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves. Folder 02-02, 1846-1849.

    • Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; American Colonization Society.; African American women--Liberia.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.
    • Letters written by John McDonogh's former slaves describing their settlements in Liberia. The most frequent correspondents are George R. Ellis McDonogh, Washington W. McDonogh, Galloway Smith McDonogh, and James McGeorge Taylor. Other writers are...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 1842.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer family.; African...
    • Primarily financial records including account statements, invoices, lists of debts, promissory notes, and collection orders all from 1842. Papers relating to free people of color include minutes of a family assembly regarding the interests of the...
    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 21.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mothers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New...
    • Depositions of J. B. Ducoing and Jean André Grasse on behalf of Ace Pierre, a free man of color of New Orleans. Jean Baptiste Ducoing appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Ace Pierre, and his mother, the...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 53, notebook of verse, approximately 1863-1874.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Katherine, 1842-1901.; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922.; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.;...
    • The notebook of Kate Johnson, who was born a free person of color, is approximately dated 1864-1874 and contains verse she composed, verse composed by her sister Anna Johnson, and verse composed by noted poets, such as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 25, diary, 1842, 1847-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, who was a free man of color, records his daily activities from October of 1847 to February of 1848, and includes two entries from March of 1842. The entries discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-13, 1842-1856.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Rites and ceremonies--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Baptism--Catholic Church.; African American Catholics--Mississippi--Natchez.; St. Louis Cathedral (New...
    • The folder includes baptismal records for eight of the ten children belonging to Ann Battles Johnson and William Johnson: Anna, Katherine, Richard, Byron, Eugenia, Alice, Josephine, and Clarence. Each baptismal record lists the names of each...
    • 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...
    • 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 enslaved persons in Louisiana. In one letter, John Hartwell Cocke, the prominent Virginia colonization...
    • Cane River collection, 1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land transactions, mortgages, collection orders, summons, and slave bills of sale, signed in 1846 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include: a lease on enslaved...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-02, 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...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 31, diary, 1864-1874.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Richard M., born 1837.; Johnson, Katherine,...
    • The diary of Kate Johnson, who was born a free person of color, contains entries dating from May 10, 1864 to June 21, 1874. The diary primarily details her reflections on life in the Johnson family household. In her first entry, Kate reflects upon...

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