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    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves, 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, 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...
    • 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. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-21, 1860-1866.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Barbershops--Mississippi--Natchez.; Executors and...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1860-1866 are comprised of receipts for goods and services and other legal and financial documents of Ann Battles Johnson and her sons Byron Johnson and William Johnson Jr., following...
    • 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 : Natchitoches...
    • 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 T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-22, 1867-1870.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Cotton trade--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family, free people of color, for the years 1867-1870 include tax receipts, invoices and receipts for cotton, legacy and succession receipts for the children of William T. and Ann Battles Johnson, contracts...
    • 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 of Ann Battles Johnson and William Johnson, free people of color: Anna, Katherine, Richard, Byron, Eugenia, Alice, Josephine, and Clarence. Each baptismal record lists the names of...
    • 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., born 1837.; Johnson,...
    • The diary of Kate Johnson, 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 during the years of Civil War and...
    • 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, Katharine, 1842-1901..; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922.; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.;...
    • The notebook of Kate Johnson is approximately dated 1864-1874 and contains her verse, verse composed by her sister Anna Johnson, and verse composed by noted poets, such as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Lord Tennyson. Sadness, death, and longing...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 40, notebook, 1848 March-1866 December.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American farmers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.;...
    • The notebook of the Johnson family contains notes on horse upkeep, teaching, and household and farming management dating from March 1848 to December 1866. The book was used by several members of the Johnson family. Notes on farming and horse upkeep...
    • 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, 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 business...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-20, 1854-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William T., 1809?-1851.; Johnson,...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1854-1859 include receipts and invoices for goods and services, receipts for rent, and tax receipts of Ann Battles Johnson, following the 1851 death of her husband William Johnson, a...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-16, 1830-1839.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William T., 1809?-1851.; Johnson, Ann Battles, 1815?-1866.; Battles, Harriet, born...
    • Legal and financial documents of William Johnson, Harriet Battles, and Ann Battles Johnson, free persons of color, include receipts of sale, invoices, insurance policies, and agreements for sale and renting of property between the years 1830-1839....

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