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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Beirne family papers

Identifier: LaRC-940
Scope and Contents The collection consists of business papers of Andrew Beirne and his family, including his son, Oliver Beirne, and William Porcher Miles, who married Oliver Beirne's daughter. There are deeds, notes, correspondence, receipts, judgments, indentures, agreements, contracts, and account books that document plantation life while the Beirne family lived in Virginia during Andrew Beirne's time and later when the family moved to Ascension Parish, Louisiana. In addition, there is correspondence of...
Dates: 1801-1893; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/1995

Churchill family papers

Identifier: LaRC-342
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of genealogies, documents, correspondence, and memorabilia of the Claudius Belden Churchill family and its ancestry. There are also family trees of related families, including the Thorn, Holliday, Groot, and other families. The collection also includes a facsimile of a letter from Winston Churchill and several eighteenth century deeds.

Dates: 1788-1944

Duffel and Harris families papers

Identifier: LaRC-675
Scope and Contents This collection contains genealogical material, correspondence, deeds, wills, receipts, inventories, financial records, land surveys, executive orders, and military commissions. The collection consists of correspondence of the William L. Harris family and the papers of Edward Duffel (1754-1835) and his brother James Duffel; of Henry L. Duffel; and Dr. Edward Duffel, Jr., the son of Edward and nephew of James. Another Henry L. Duffel (1791-1867) received a number of official appointments,...
Dates: 1741-1968

Fort Adams Baptist Church Record

Identifier: LaRC-B-94
Scope and Contents

The records of the Baptist Church at Fort Adams, Mississippi, formerly the Pinckneyville Baptist Church. Includes: articles of church doctrine, church covenant, conference minutes, copy of deed of church property, rules of church government and a list of members.

Dates: 1841-1892

James Wilkinson collection

Identifier: LaRC-746
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies of correspondence (1788-1818) and two original land transactions (1818-1819) involving James Wilkinson (1757-1825). Wilkinson was governor of the Louisiana Territory in 1805. He was also known to be involved in what was known as the "Burr Conspiracy." Correspondents include George Washington, Juan Ventura Morales, Thomas Jefferson, and W.C.C. Claiborne.

Dates: 1788-1819

John Hoey papers

Identifier: LaRC-780
Scope and Contents The collection consists of receipts, bills, deeds, legal papers, slave records, correspondence, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, land claims, real estate transactions, tax records, and ledgers. The Hoeyville Plantation had a brickyard with three kilns, a saddle and harness factory, as well as a wheelbarrow factory, which sold wheelbarrows in 1848 to Texans in the United States-Mexican War. John Hoey settled there in 1848 and later moved to Willow Street. His wife, Caroline Lovisa...
Dates: 1837-1949

Judge Clarke's House History

Identifier: LaRC-B-212
Scope and Contents

A Manuscript volume of the history of the Clarke House with copies of plans, deeds and photographs.

Dates: Other: Undated

Land Transactions collection

 Collection — Oversize folder 1-7
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

Terhune family papers

Identifier: LaRC-101
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, land indentures, deeds, contracts, booklets, and photographs of the John Terhune family of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The papers primarily concern the property acquired by John Terhune (1793-1886) for his book publishing company in New Brunswick. One letter (1842 February 1) is from Noah Webster (1758-1843) of New Haven, Connecticut to John Terhune and concerns the printing and selling of Webster's Elementary Spelling Book. There is also a contract...
Dates: 1815-1938

Title abstracts collection

Identifier: LaRC-1043
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of land title abstracts from the Security Building and Loan Association, primarily for the Sixth and Seventh Districts of Orleans Parish and Jefferson Parish. In addition, there are some title abstracts for land in St. Bernard Parish, St. Mary Parish, St. Tammany Parish, Plaquemines Parish, and Acadia Parish.

Dates: 1892-1956 (bulk: 1915-1952)