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    • John A. Warder letter, 1852 November 15

    • Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868.; Horticulture--United States--Societies, etc.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter from Jno [John] A. Warder, horticulturist and editor of the Western Horticultural Review, to Thomas Affleck. Warder mentions Afflecks recent appointment to a committee in one of the many societies Warder was associated with (probably the...
    • 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...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 April 16

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861.; Houma (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler relates news of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter and excitement in Houma:""those who wished to go (nearly all had signed an agreement to that effect, among...
    • Donald Mackay letter, 1862 April 14

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.
    • Letter from Donald Mackay, Baton Rouge, La., to Margaret Butler relates his son's fear he won't be old enough for the army, but worries 'I fear he will be before the war is over.' He laments very eloquently about the state of affairs, remarking...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 March 5

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Unionists (United States Civil War)--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.;...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler regarding her garden and her opposition to the war. She admits her anger at hearing secession justified and likened to the American Revolution,...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 June 7

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.; United States--History--Civil...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler discusses a female relative at Evergreen Plantation who is there by herself after her husband left, expressing admiration for her doing that. She...
    • To the planters of Concordia Parish

    • Circulars--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects; C. B. Churchill and Company; Concordia Parish (La.)--History; Farmers--Louisiana; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893
    • Printed circular asking planters to yield their bells to L. P. Conner to be recast into cannons for the war effort.
    • Louisiana Early English Corpus

    • Community and Culture; People and Cultures
    • The Louisiana Early English Corpus digital collection, compiled by the LSU Center for French and Francophone Studies and funded by the Louisiana Board of Regents, includes documents spanning the time of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 through the...
    • 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 in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's financial and legal...
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 November 7

    • De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867.; De Bow's review of the southern and western states.; Agriculture--Southern States--Periodicals.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to J.D.B. DeBow of New Orleans, editor and publisher of DeBows Review. DeBow shared Afflecks commitment to scientific agriculture and development of southern publications. In response to DeBows request,...
    • Msgr. Irving A. DeBlanc

    • DeBlanc, Irving A.--Portraits; Priests; Planters Peanuts (Firm); Newman clubs; Church work with students--Catholic Church; Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning
    • DeBlanc holding a cardboard "peanut." In the background is a poster with DeBlanc's face superimposed on Mr. Peanut's body.
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1792 Feb. 04

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827--Family.; France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799.; Louisiana--Economic conditions--18th century.; Louisiana--Politics and government--To 1803.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, Voiron, France, whom the addresser mentions as having been at Versailles. Trénonay claims that he has kept up with the French Revolution and the new constitution (which he praises...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Joseph Allard Duplantier, 1788 Dec. 02

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799--Health.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana.;...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes Joseph Allard Duplantier, 'avocat en parlement,' Voiron, France, complaining that the writer's sister must be as lazy about corresponding as is their brother Lagoyette, whom the author believes to be...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to Gabrielle Trénonay Duplantier, 1777 Apr. 01

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Arranged marriage--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.;...
    • Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes his sister, Gabrielle Duplantier, about sending her son Armand to Louisiana, where the writer hopes to marry his nephew to his stepdaughter, Augustine Gérard, and to provide for the couple. Trénonay...
    • Jean Claude Trénonay to 'cher frère,' 1783 Apr. 21

    • Duplantier, Armand, 1753-1827.; Duplantier, Augustine Gerard, 1762-1799.; French--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Colonists--Family relationships--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.; Inheritance and...
    • In another's hand, Claude Trénonay, Pointe Coupée, writes a 'dear brother' in Europe, addressing him with the formal 'vous.' Trénonay acknowledges receiving the addressee's May 26, 1782, letter but not the one sent through Mr. Manaut, who may...

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