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Plan of Plantation belonging to Francois Merieult

 Collection
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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access for this material is not restricted, but it is held in protective storage. Please speak with a reading room employee for access to material.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

2 Sheets (1 oversize folder. )

Language of Materials

English

French

Existence and Location of Originals

Items are held in protective storage.

Processing Information

Processed in 2016 by Andrew Mullins, III.
Title
Plan of Plantation belonging to Francois Merieult finding aid
Status
Completed
Author
Edited for ArchivesSpace by Andrew Mullins, III. Revised from previous description.
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

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