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Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817.


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Court order and affidavits

Identifier: LaRC-M-141
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a copy of a court order and two affidavits created in August, 1807. The court order, dated 1807 August 17, grants judgment of $22,214.16 to Morris Miller, attorney for the heirs and representatives of John Ward in the case of Morris Miller, Esquire, versus Charles Norwood, trustee of the estate of Daniel and Benjamin Ward. The first affidavit, dated 1807 August 20, is signed by William C.C. Claiborne, Governor of the Territory of Orleans, and certifies that L....
Dates: 1807

David B. Morgan papers

Identifier: LaRC-624
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and military orders of David Banister Morgan (1773-1848), as well as financial and slave records. Morgan was a commander of troops on the west bank of the Mississippi River under Andrew Jackson between 1814 and 1815 during the Battle of New Orleans.

Dates: 1814-1849

David Rees family papers

Identifier: LaRC-165
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, military, and business papers of David Rees (1774-1835) as well as other papers relating to his extended family. Included are handwritten family correspondence, plantation journals with information about field crops and plantation accounts, legal and financial documents, cotton industry business papers, a partially printed military certificate for David Rees from Gov. William C. C. Claiborne as well as an 1814 printed circular from Gov. Claiborne, papers...
Dates: 1803-1965

G.P. Whittington papers

Identifier: LaRC-29
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, clippings, local history and family histories of George Purnell Whittington, historian and author, of Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Included are G.P. Whittington's correspondence with noted historians such as Grace King and Herbert E. Bolton. Also included is copies of correspondence of William C.C. Claiborne, Edward Livingston, and Josiah Stoddard Johnston, as well as the letters and diary of John Sibley.

Dates: 1804-1932

Gurley family papers

Identifier: LaRC-238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters of John Ward Gurley (1778-1808) and his brother, Henry Hosford Gurley (1788-1833), as well as the letters and diaries of John Ward Gurley (b. ca. 1820), the son of Henry Hosford Gurley. There are letters between Edward Livingston and John Ward Gurley prior to their duel in 1808. John Ward Gurley also corresponded with Governor William C.C. Claiborne concerning his position as Register of Land in the Territory. Henry Hosford Gurley was a member of the United...
Dates: 1781-1887; Other: Majority of material found in 1805-1842

James Wilkinson collection

Identifier: LaRC-746
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies of correspondence (1788-1818) and two original land transactions (1818-1819) involving James Wilkinson (1757-1825). Wilkinson was governor of the Louisiana Territory in 1805. He was also known to be involved in what was known as the "Burr Conspiracy." Correspondents include George Washington, Juan Ventura Morales, Thomas Jefferson, and W.C.C. Claiborne.

Dates: 1788-1819

Plan of Plantation belonging to Francois Merieult

Identifier: LaRC-M-1245
Scope and Contents

2 sheets. First sheet is plan of plantation belonging to Francous Merieult near Opelousas, La. in St. Landry Parish from circa 1811. Ink and watercolor on paper. Created by the creole architect Barthelemy Lafon. The second sheet is a description of the property and mortage disclaimer. Signed by Lafon on 1811 December 15, a notary on 1812 January 20, and signed by territorial governor William C.C. Claiborne on 1812 March 28.

Dates: 1811 December 15 - 1812 March 28

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: National Period

Identifier: LaRC-600 (C-National Period)
Scope and Contents This finding aid covers Series 3, the National Period, of the Kuntz Collection. The Kuntz Collection consists of historical documents relating to the historical and cultural development of Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. The materials date back as far as 1655 before the founding of Louisiana and continue onward through the French colonial period, the Spanish colonial period, and the National period to the mid-twentieth century. Documents include those from the Company of the...
Dates: 1804-1950

William C.C. Claiborne family papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-936
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and certificates relating to William C.C. Claiborne and his family. William C.C. Claiborne describes a threat of a rupture with Spain, the condition of the Louisiana militia, his travels, and reports of a Spanish attack on a United States ship near the mouth of the Mississippi river in a letter to Colonel Jessup. D.A. Claiborne relays information about the Claiborne family history in another letter. There are also envelopes that concern...
Dates: 1815-1860

William C.C. Claiborne papers

Identifier: LaRC-427
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of correspondence and papers of William Claiborne created during the periods while he was Governor first of the Mississippi Territory and later the Governor of Louisiana. Included in the collection is a petition requesting Claiborne's assistance in collecting debts owed to merchants and other inhabitants of New Orleans from the Spanish Government. There are also several letters concerning the exemption of French citizens from militia duty.

Dates: 1802-1815

Additional filters:

Correspondence 6
Governors -- Louisiana -- History 2
New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La, 1815 2
Orders (military records) 2
Property records 2