Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.
This collection consists of correspondence of Andrew Hynes while serving with Tennessee troops in the Battle of New Orleans campaign. The correspondence from Nashville mentions business, political and military affairs. Main correspondents represented in the collection include Willie Blount, Thomas Fletcher and William Hynes. Also included are printed orders, broadsides, roster of officers of the Tennessee army and map of the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.
The collection consists of contract documents, a map, a diagram, blueline prints, and construction specifications for pumping station projects by Bedell and Nelson Engineers of New Orleans. There are plans for projects in Houma, New Orleans Harbor, the Port of New Orleans, Chacahoula, and Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
Consists of five items: 1. Chart showing descendants of Pierre Antoine Bienvenu and Marie Martha Devince. 2. Biographical sketch of Pierre Antoine Bienvenu and his sons Aléxandre and Mélicourt. 3. Biographical sketch of Brigadier-General John Philip Goujon de Grondel and his descendents. 4. Will of Aléxandre Devince Bienvenu. 5. Map of Township 10 South, Range 5 East, St. Martin Parish, showing location and ownership of land and property in the area.
This collection consists of correspondence of Charles Erasmus Kennon (1839-1878) to his wife, Susan Kent Kennon (1848-1922); his older sister, Elizabeth Almeria Kennon; his mother, Nancy Nelson Kennon; and others. Also included are other documents of the Kennon family of Louisiana as well as poems, a map of the Battle of Shiloh (1862), and special military orders (1865).
The collection consists of the professional papers of Charles W. Robinson's business, the C.W. Robinson Lumber Company, of which he was president. The materials include land sales, tax receipts, lumber rights, and maps in connection with timber lands owned or leased in Mississippi by Robinson between 1890 an 1912. There are also deeds, ledgers, correspondence, mortgages, certificates, mortgages, and a scrapbook.
A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.
Survey of a tract of land belonging to Etienne Baptist Iris located below New Orleans on the right bank of the Mississippi in the Quartier des Bois d'Amourette, between land owned by Francois Labbe and Honoré and Michel Dupléssis. The document includes a map of the property and is signed by Bartholomew Lafon, deputy surveyor, New Orleans.
This collection consists of land transactions, land surveys, receipts, tax receipts, correspondence, legal documents, financial papers, land titles, maps, medical treatments, and photographs. The collection primarily concerns the land transactions and legal matters of the Collins, Littell, and Cadish families near Opelousas, Louisiana. Irving Novick was the notary public involved in the adoption papers of William T. Cadish as well as Rosalie Jean Marie's sale of land to Cadish.
This collection contains files, photographs, and correspondence of the Jefferson Democratic Association, a political organization in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, founded and led by Jules Mollere. Records include voting returns, lists of candidates and election workers, newspaper clippings, campaign posters, and membership cards, many of which refer to the political and social climate in Jefferson Parish at the time, and the various scandals the parish faced.
The collection is made up of land grants, bills of sale, land claims, an affidavit, mortgages, business papers, auction announcements, leases, seizure notices, maps, surveys, deeds, and correspondence.
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The collection consists of tracings of surveys, primarily of the Donaldsonville area in Ascension Parish, Louisiana; correspondence regarding surveys and the establishment of the Lafourche, Assumption, and Ascension Railroad Company; and newspaper clippings of the 1870s about the Mississippi River levees and flooding. Mathias Webb Darton was Parish Surveyor of Ascension Parish. Also in the collection are religious pamphlets and letters regarding the Civil War in Texas.
Map showing the layout of the 3rd Municipality of New Orleans, the area from Esplanade Avenue to the U.S. Hospital and Barracks, from the River to Hope Street. Map shows blocks, public squares, plantation properties, location of fire alarm boxes and water pipes.
The collection consists of family papers, business correspondence, financial records, photographs, Knights of Pythias materials, gift books, deeds, certificates, and maps. There are also ledgers, journals, and daybooks of the Polmer Brothers Mercantile Company as well as Masonic ledgers.