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    • 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, 1822.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Natchitoches (La.)--History--19th century.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Slave bills of sale.; Slave trade--Louisiana--Natchitoches.; Free African...
    • Primarily bills of sale. Includes two slave bills of sale from Augustin Metoyer to husband and wife: Marie Pelagie Lemoine [LeCourt] and Joseph Metoyer, also Augustin's brother. In French.
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-34, 1853.

    • 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 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, 1834.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a receipt, an inquest concerning the death of an enslaved person, and a quittance that are signed in 1834 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Documents relating to...
    • Cane River collection, 1824.

    • 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 regarding the sales of land and enslaved persons signed in 1824 by Jean Pierre Marie Dubois, notary public of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Documents relating to free people of color include an appointment of a proxy...
    • Cane River collection, 1826.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer, Marie Agnes...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, bills of sale, successions, estate inventories, and reports filed by various people in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana in 1826. Several documents concern the Metoyers, a family...
    • Cane River collection, 1835.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Land...
    • Chiefly notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, a procuration, and a mortgage signed in 1835 by the Natchitoches Parish justice of the peace. Papers relating to free people of color include a mortgage granted by Jacques...
    • 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; and business letters to Philomene and Adeleda Metoyer by the cotton merchants Ar. Miltenberger & Pollock. Also included are steamboat...
    • Soulié family ledgers. Folder 01-01, 1843-1849.

    • Account books--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1843-1849. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript Volumes. Volume 4, ledger, 1928-1938.

    • Metoyer family.; Dupré family.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Commerce--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • 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...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 5, Farmer's Business Record, 1895-1944.

    • 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's Farmer's Business Record contains records kept in the management of the Metoyer family farm and cotton trade. The book contains two handwritten indexes. The record includes: an inventory for real estate, livestock, and crops...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-29, 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...
    • 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 include a stock application to the Texas and Pacific Railway reporting the death of a bull by a passenger train (1924), receipts, account sheets, and letters discussing shipment from William T. Hardie & Co....
    • 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 Creoles of color. An...
    • Cane River collection. Folder 01-25a, 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.; African...
    • 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 include chiefly letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer, a free Creole of color, and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include: H. & C....
    • 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...
    • Cane River collection, 1829.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Notarized documents including land sales, slave bills of sale, an emancipation record, affidavits, estate and succession inventories, and marriage records certified in 1829 by Charles Derance, notary public of Natchitoches Parish. A bill of sale...

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