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    • Cane River collection, 1828.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including affidavits, bonds, land sales, slave bills of sale, and promissory notes signed in 1828 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Affidavits record the testimonies of Marie...
    • Cane River collection, 1837.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, succession records, and lists of debts, signed in 1837 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers include a mortgage granted by Jacques Porter to Nerestan Roques, both free...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-02, 1868-1879.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • Chiefly bills, receipts, letters, and legal documents belonging to Louis Martin Joson, Joseph Pelagie, Joseph Perot, and other members of the Joson and Perot families, descendents of free people of color.

      Legal documents include a...
    • Cane River collection, 1832.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, succession papers, a separation agreement, a quittance, and a mortgage certified in 1832 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. A mortgage is granted by Manuel Hilaire Rachal...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript Volumes. Volume 4, ledger, 1928-1938.

    • Metoyer (Family : Natchitoches Parish, La.); Dupré (Family : Natchitoches Parish, La.); Metoyer, Nazy Conant, born 1886.; Metoyer, St. Clair, born 1882.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches...
    • The ledger contains accounts for Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various customers for goods during the years 1928-1938. Page 1 of the ledger is a handwritten index for certain accounts. The book also contains a record of deposits, Metoyer...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-05, approximately 1874-1919.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches Parish...
    • Materials consist primarily of receipts, notes, and letters belonging to Atala Chelette and Emanuel Chelette. The documents are undated and were likely created between the years 1874 and 1919. Included are receipts from Anchor Supply Co. in New...
    • Cane River collection, 1850.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family :...
    • Various documents including summons, verdicts, notifications, account sheets, promissory notes, and letters all from 1850. Papers relating to free people of color include a procuration given by Louis Dominique Metoyer and Théodora Chagnon to Louis...
    • Cane River collection, 1841.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, financial statements, mortgage records, and receipts signed in 1841 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the account sheet...
    • Dupré and Metoyer and Company account book, 1830-1837, 1873.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; General...
    • Inventory of stock for Dupré, Metoyer & Company, a mercantile house and general merchandise store in Isle Brevelle, Natchitoches Parish, La. The business was owned by Emanuel Dupré and Jean Baptiste Dominique Metoyer, both free men of color of...
    • Cane River collection, 1825.

    • Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African...
    • Primarily legal documents notarized in the year 1825 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, justice of the peace of Natchitoches Parish, including land sales, slave bills of sale, emancipation records, appointments of proxies, successions, and estate...
    • Cane River collection, approximately 1817-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family :...
    • Mostly undated legal and financial records including account sheets, inventories, testimonies, court records, and letters, ranging in date from approximately 1817 to 1871. Items relating to free people of color include an authorization given by...
    • Cane River collection, 1833.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, receipts, a marriage contract, and mortgages certified in 1833 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Includes a land sale by Benoits Laurents and a mortgage by Etienne Lacaze...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 2, ledger, 1904, 1924-1927.

    • Metoyer, Nazy Conant, born 1886.; Metoyer, St. Clair, born 1882.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various cotton merchants and farmers. The beginning of the book contains later accounts between Nazy Metoyer and merchants and banks for the years 1924-1927. These accounts...
    • 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, a free man of color, in the State of Louisiana between the years 1830-1846. The legal documents chronicle Auguste Metoyer's...
    • Louis Metoyer conveyance, 1823 June 4.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Act of conveyance for sale of a tract of land on the Red River in Natchitoches, La. by Louis Metoyer, a free man of color to his nephew, Jean Baptiste Augustin Metoyer, a free man of color. In French.
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03b, 1904-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Financial papers of St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Also included is a license to pursue the occupation of General...
    • Cane River collection, 1852.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers including summons, land sales, verdicts, account sheets, proxy appointments, and collection orders dated 1852. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale and renunciation of matrimonial rights by Auguste...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 1838.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, reports from family meetings, and mortgage records signed in 1838 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color include a slave bill...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Financial papers belonging to St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. Included is a letter from St. Clair Metoyer to his...

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