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(1903 results)



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    • 1739-07-20 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; Colonialism; Louisiana; French Colony; blacks; slaves; slavery; auctions; lease & rental services; Larche; children; slave trade;
    • Process verbal of lease by auction of negroes, negresses and negro children. The bid was started at 600 livres by Mr. Francois Larche and closed at 2,480 livres, offered by same Francois Larche. In the lease was inserted a clause covering care of...
    • 1739-10-16 French Superior Council record

    • 1739; French Colony; Colonialism; Louisiana; Kidnappings; Robberies; Soldiers; Slavery; Slaves; Aufrere; Jehan; Kemper; Bayou St. John;
    • Report of robbery and abduction by Antoine Aufrere and Francois Jehan, who files complaint that on Sept. 26, Aufrere's dugout was forcibly seized while moored at the mouth of Bayou St. John by one Kemper and four soldiers of the guard house, who...
    • Marguerite emancipation record, 1788 February 3.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; De Villiers, Joseph, born 1747.; Women...
    • A legal document in which Joseph de Villiers grants liberty to his slave, Marguerite, who is described as a mulatto. The document is in French.
    • Jean Baptiste emancipation record, 1788 August 1.

    • African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Creoles--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slave records--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Opelousas.; Racially mixed...
    • A legal document granting liberty to Jean Baptiste, described as a mulatto, after the death of his master, François Marine. The document is in French and is notarized by Nicolas Forstal.
    • François Camus act of emancipation, 1827 October 26.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Act of emancipation by François Camus of his female slave, Souris. By an act passed before Notary Public Hugh K. Gordon, François Camus certified that he had freed Souris, age thirty-two years.
    • Paul and Marie Mortimer land sale, 1847 December 18.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--History--19th...
    • The conveyance for a property on Phillipa (Dryades) Street in New Orleans sold by Paul Emile Mortimer and Marie Anastasia Estelle Mortimer to Mary Tinsley, a free woman of color. The document is in French, and a translation is included.
    • 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.; Creoles--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 the woman,...
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1816 February 1

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $10 to Jean Victor, a free man of color, one month's city pension for the needy issued by Augustin Macarty, the Mayor of New Orleans. The Mayor of New Orleans issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the...
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1819 August 6.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $14.50 to Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for twenty-nine days that her mulatto slave Michel was employed in public works. The Mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, issued these pay bills or cash...
    • Nicholas Girod order to pay, 1814 October 20

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $6.50 to Julie Robert, a free mulatto woman, for the twenty-six days that her slave Blaise worked on the municipal chain gang. The Mayor of New Orleans, N. Girod, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize...
    • Nigger Lane, Algiers

    • African Americans; Country life;
    • Four young African-American boys stand against a decrepit wooden fence, behind which stands several small shack-like structures. The boys are all wearing dark hats, light shirts, and dark slacks.
    • Moss Picker's Cabin

    • African Americans; Houses
    • A view of several black men sitting on a porch looking at the camera, all wearing hats. The house they are in front of appears to be deteriorating, and there is laundry hanging from the opposite side.
    • Negro Home

    • African Americans; Houses
    • Four African-American people stand in and in front of a small wooden home, surrounded by an irregular wooden fence, a tree with a ladder, and scattered tools.

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