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Land grants.

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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Carpenter and Turley families papers

Identifier: LaRC-120
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence between the Turley and Carpenter families of Tennessee and Texas. The events recorded by the correspondence are centered mostly in Travis County, Texas and paint a picture of family life in a Texas farm community. The first group of correspondence (1845-1882) consists of correspondence between James M. Turley, Austin and Mamchaca, Texas, from various relatives. The second group of correspondence (1893-1937) is primarily correspondence...
Dates: 1845-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1937

Federal Land Grants For The Territory Of Orleans For The Delta Parishes Register

Identifier: LaRC-B-264
Scope and Contents

Indexed register of the federal lands grants in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. James, St. Charles Assumption, Ascension, LaFouche and Terrebone Parishes for 1812. Taken from the American State Papers.

Dates: 1812

George R. Wendling papers

Identifier: LaRC-571
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of personal notes and letters to George R. Wendling (1845-1915). Correspondents include Robert J. Burdette, Wendell Phillips, David Davis, Eugene Field, Bishop T.U. Dudley, James Whitcomb Riley, Josh Billings, John Temple Graves, Guy C. Lee, William A. Sunday, William Jennings Bryan, Thomas Nelson Page, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Ward, Kate Field, Ross Crane, and others. There are also two land patents issued to Joseph F. Stephenson of Clark County, Virginia...
Dates: 1839-1915

Land surveys and applications

Identifier: LaRC-23
Scope and Contents The collection consists of land surveys by G. Dunbar, C. Trudeau, J. Loveball, J. Fairlamb, and C. Bolling, all of whom were early surveyors of various districts of Louisiana. These districts include Natchez, Galvez-Town, Baton Rouge, Metairie, Feliciana, and others. Most of the land applications were produced during the regimes of governors Miró and Carondolet. In 1803 one application for land to the Spanish authorities was denied because of the transfer of the Louisiana Territory from the...
Dates: 1785-1835

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

Noah Benedict papers

Identifier: LaRC-462
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, land grants, military passes, a report, genealogical material, and designs for Confederate flags. Noah Bennet Benedict (1809-1869) was a surgeon who presented a report to the New Orleans Academy of Sciences in 1858 concerning the need for a geological survey of Louisiana. In addition to Benedict family genealogical material, there is also information about the Wilson family, which is the family of Noah Benedict's mother, Jane Wilson...
Dates: 1805-1865

Pintado Papers

Identifier: LaRC-B-342
Scope and Contents

11 typescript volumes of translations of the papers of the surveyors of Louisiana and Florida lands, dating from 1791 to 1817. Contain surveys, Land grants, land claims, and sketch maps. The surveys were made by Carlos Trudeau and Vincente Sebastian Pintado, Spanish royal surveyors.

Dates: Other: Undated

Robert G. Polack papers

Identifier: LaRC-231
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Robert G. Polack as well as his collection of early New Orleans and Louisiana-related manuscripts. The personal papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, printed materials, speeches, materials used during a judicial campaign, and family papers, particularly those relating to the Lemann family. There are also drawings, prints, maps, and photographs. The manuscripts collection includes petitions, land grants,...
Dates: 1764-1984

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: Spanish Colonial Period

Identifier: LaRC-600 (B-Spanish Period)
Scope and Contents This finding aid covers Series 2, the Spanish Colonial Period, of the Kuntz Collection. The Kuntz Collection consists of historical documents relating to the historical and cultural development of Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. The materials date back as far as 1655 before the founding of Louisiana and continue onward through the French colonial period, the Spanish colonial period, and the National period to the mid-twentieth century. Documents include those from...
Dates: 1769-1803

Thomas Howard Indenture

Identifier: LaRC-B-145
Scope and Contents

Indenture between Lord Thomas Howard of Audley end and William Bonest, granting lands between Westmill and Quinbury near Branghim in Hertfordshire, for the sum of 500, signed "Howarde", on vellum.

Dates: 1584

United States Land Office Archives

Identifier: LaRC-B-328
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of records deposited in the Louisiana Land Office, Baton Rouge, LA. Volumes contain land claims, land grants, correspondence, sketch maps and other records dating mainly from 1760 to the 1870's pertaining to the West Florida parishes of Louisiana. Prepared by the WPA Survey of Federal Archives.

Dates: 1937-1942

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