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    • 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 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. 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 152-166, 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...
    • 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. Folders 93-122, 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...
    • Mississippi State Colonization Society annual report, 1832.

    • American Colonization Society.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Free African Americans--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi--Natchez.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.
    • The first annual report of the Mississippi State Colonization Society concerns the colonization of Liberia by free people of color from the United States. The report lists resolutions to publish and distribute the pamphlet and to raise funds for...
    • 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...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 22-48, 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...
    • 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...
    • City of New Orleans antebellum collection. 01-13, probably 1858.

    • Women landowners--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Taxation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • Three sheets from an 1858? tax assessment roll, which list the names of individuals, streets on which their houses front, measurement of property, cash value of house and lot, and the number and value of enslaved persons. Listings were made by city...
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 1-21, 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 enslaved persons to Liberia. Also...
    • 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....
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 63-92, 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...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, approximately 1831-1847.

    • 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...
    • Undated letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding personal matters and the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters refer to the birth of his daughter, Rosema (1844), news from his son, Thomas, at...
    • 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...
    • St. Rosalie Plantation record book, 1840-1868.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave records--Louisiana.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Sugar...
    • The record book for the St. Rosalie sugar plantation in Plaquemines Parish includes Andrew Durnford’s business transactions with John McDonogh, lists of enslaved persons, cash accounts, and copies of a few letters concerning his son, Thomas, while...
    • 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...

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