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Abraham Arsenaux mortgage document

Identifier: LaRC-M-241

Scope and Contents

To obtain a mortgage from Bank de l'Association Consolidée des Cultivateurs de la Louisiana, Abraham Arsenaux offers for collateral a peice of land on the Mississippi River in St. James Parish next to land owned by Jeanne Baptiste Chaisson and 34 slaves. The document contains a title abstract of the land and lists the slaves belonging to him and those belonging to his wife, Carmélite Conille (widow of François Huget).


  • 1820

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.


1.00 Folders

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Arrangement Note

The collection consists of one item in one folder.

Source of Acquisition

Lieutaud's; date acquired: 10/11/1958.

Processing Information

Finding aid information entered in Archon by Deirdre Barr in 2012.

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Deirdre Barr
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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US