Louis Charles de Blanc St. Denis papers
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).
- De Blanc, Louis Charles, 1753-1826. (Person)
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.
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of one box. The collection only contains copies and transcriptions.
Collection processed in 1962.
- Carondelet, Luis Héctor, barón de, 1748-1807.
- Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788.
- Charles IV, King of Spain, 1748-1819.
- De Blanc, Louis Charles, 1753-1826.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Louisiana. Militia.
- Military appointments Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Orders (military records) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Petitions Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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