Martin L. Sloane papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of personal papers of Martin L. Sloane of Louisiana. Included are Confederate military orders and post-war amnesty oaths, certificates from the offices of Louisiana governors Murphy James Foster and Francis Tillou Nicholls, twentieth-century photostatic copies of death certificates, a wallet belonging to M. L. Sloane, and photographs including a tin-type and a funereal pin.
- Sloane, Martin L., 1841-1932 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
Martin L. Sloane (1841-1932) served in the Confederate Army, 16th Louisiana. He was listed in the 1870 census as a farmer; later he served as mayor of Welsh, La. His wife was named Adeline, and a child was named Addison. When Martin Sloane was mayor, Welsh was part of Calcasieu Parish.
1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Arranged by document or object type and chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired in 1960 from Clarence Lyman Sloane of Harvey, La.(a grandson of Martin L. Sloane), with later additions.
- Nicholls, Francis T. (Francis Tillou), 1834-1912.
- Calcasieu Parish (La) -- History Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Confederate States of America Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Foster, Murphy J. (Murphy James) , 1849-1921
- Louisiana -- History, Military Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Mayors -- Louisiana -- Welsh Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Politicians -- Louisiana Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Sloane, Martin L., 1841-1932
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Welsh (La) Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Martin L. Sloane papers finding aid
- Written for OCLC by Susanna Powers.
- 2016 October 24
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