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Louis Charles de Blanc St. Denis papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-484

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of commissions, appointments, letters, and an order relating to the military career of Louis Charles de Blanc St. Denis, an officer in the Louisiana Militia who served as commandant of both the Natchitoches and Attakapas (St. Martinsville) posts. There are documents signed by Charles III and Charles IV of Spain as well as other signed by Baron de Carondelet, governor of Louisiana (1791-1797).

Dates

  • 1787-1797

Creator

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.

Biographical / Historical

Louis Charles de Blanc St. Denis (b. 1753 April 29-1826), an officer in the Louisiana Militia, served as commandant of both the Natchitoches and Attakapas (St. Martinsville) posts. He was the elder son of Caesar de Blanc de Neuveville and Marie des Douleurs Simone de St. Denis and married Marie Isabelle Pomponne d'Emeville of New Orleans in 1772.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of one box. The collection only contains copies and transcriptions.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1962.

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
LAC Group
Date
02/08/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US