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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bertin family papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-6
Scope and Contents

Letters of the Bertin family, some of whom resided in New Orleans and others in St. Pierre, Martinique. The letters between various members concern the health and financial difficulties of different family members. The items also include a mortgage covering two female slaves.

Dates: 1846-1851

Bouny and Sanchez families papers

Identifier: LaRC-328
Scope and Contents

Collection includes mortgage documents, slavery documents, a bill of lading, shipping documents, promissory notes, donation notes, property documents, a death notice, a land office refund, a shopping list, a post card, and poems in French. There are many legal documents for property transactions and purchases of slaves by Pierre Sidney Sanchez and by the widow of Pierre Godefroy Bouny.

Dates: 1828-1907

Congregation Gates of Prayer records

Identifier: LaRC-676
Scope and Contents The Congregation Gates of Prayer was organized in the "Old Lafayette" area of New Orleans in 1849 and incorporated in 1850. The Congregation later moved to Jefferson Parish and established a new synagogue in Metairie. It followed the Orthodox tradition and services were conducted by a cantor for many years. At the turn of the century, the influence of the Reform movement was felt, and in 1906 the first rabbi was engaged. The collection consists of the Congregation Gates of Prayer's by-laws,...
Dates: 1850-2009

C.W. Robinson Lumber Company records

Identifier: LaRC-693
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880-1943; Other: Majority of material found within 1890-1912

David B. Morgan papers

Identifier: LaRC-624
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and military orders of David Banister Morgan (1773-1848), as well as financial and slave records. Morgan was a commander of troops on the west bank of the Mississippi River under Andrew Jackson between 1814 and 1815 during the Battle of New Orleans.

Dates: 1814-1849

Land Transactions collection

Identifier: LaRC-506
Scope and Contents

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.

This collection or portions of this collection have been digitized. See Additional Description below for more information.

Dates: 1721-1935

Louisiana Banking collection

Identifier: LaRC-539
Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of bank letters, promissory notes, bills of exchange, correspondence, stockholders lists, an article reprint, property records, mortgages, bonds, tax receipts, and pamphlets from different Louisiana banks.

Dates: 1812-1961

Roger B. Marshall mortgage

Identifier: LaRC-M-1170
Scope and Contents An 1844 legal copy of an 1834 mortgage of the assets (including land, house and slaves) of Roger B. Marshall and his wife, with the Mechanics & Traders Bank of New Orleans. For a loan of $5,000, Marshall mortgaged his house, land, and 28 slaves. All of the slaves are listed with their name, sex, and age, including "yellow" women and several children. The loan was passed in Avoyelles parish in Louisiana before Louis Bordelon, parish judge and ex-officio notary public, and witnessed by...
Dates: 1834, 1844

Walthall Burton papers

Identifier: LaRC-431
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Walthall Burton and family, including bills, receipts, slave sale contracts, land sale contracts, marriage contracts, promissory notes, land grants, correspondence, bills, certificates, and programs. There are large numbers of bills and receipts for various supplies purchased by the Confederate Army and furnished by Burton. Included are a number of government forms signed by several Louisiana governors. Some of the papers refer to Judge Morgan of...
Dates: 1806-1896