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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...
    • Adeleda Metoyer papers. Folder 01-02, 1873-1897.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Chiefly invoices and receipts for cotton and various general goods purchased by Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer. Business letters to Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer by the cotton merchants Ar. Miltenberger & Pollock are also represented. Also included...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 1846.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily notarized documents including land transactions, mortgages, collection orders, summons, and slave bills of sale, signed in 1846 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include: a lease on enslaved...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-03, 1880-1899.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily letters, and receipts belonging to Atala Chelette, Emanuel Chelette, Mary Athalie Joson, and other Chelette family members and business associates.

      Letters include a letter signed by Athalie Josin (1884), a letter to Manuel...
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 1857-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Letters.;...
    • Various records from 1857-1871 comprising two letters, a legal document, land sale, and account sheet. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by Louis Gaspart Derbanne to Gerome Sarpy. Three items in French.
    • 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, 1848.

    • 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 financial records, land sales, and a slave bill of sale signed in 1848 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include a land sale by Marie Marguerite LeComte to...
    • Cane River collection, 1853.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Slaves--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Legal and financial papers including slave bills of sale, mortgages, leases, land sales, and succession records all from 1853. Papers relating to free people of color include two mortgages granted by St. Cyr Metoyer to Jean Baptiste Metoyer, one...
    • 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...
    • Metoyer family papers. Nazy Metoyer papers. Folder 01-04, 1924-1935.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Papers belonging to Nazy Metoyer are primarily comprised of letters, bills, and receipts. Included is a stock application to the Texas and Pacific Railway that reports the death of a bull by a passenger train (1924), account sheets, letters...
    • 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, 1844 January-May.

    • 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 notarized documents including mortgages, lists of debts, minutes from family meetings, testimonies, and land transactions, signed in 1844 by the Natchitoches Parish notary public. Papers relating to free people of color include the lease,...
    • 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...
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers are primarily comprised of letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include H. & C. Newman Ltd.,...

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