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Bills of sale

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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Mayer Besthoff collection

Identifier: LaRC-388
Scope and Contents

This collection is artificial and contains business correspondence, personal correspondence, bank drafts, receipts, bills of lading, court settlement papers, newspapers clippings, a journal article, pictoral material, many unrelated manuscripts, as well as xerox copies of other documents. There are bills of sale for land and slaves, a music copy book, and recipes for different preparations for making liquors.

Dates: 1770-1916

Grand Army of the Republic, Joseph A. Mower Post No. 1 records

Identifier: LaRC-227
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of applications for membership, muster rolls, correspondence, receipts, quartermaster's reports, and a court martial. The Grand Army of the Republic, Joseph A. Mower Post No. 1 represented the Department of the Gulf (Louisiana and Mississippi). The Grand Army of the Republic was a voluntary association of men who served in the Union army or navy during the Civil War. The association was organized to maintain and strengthen fraternal feelings, to perpetuate the...
Dates: 1875-1922; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1890

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

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

Magnolia Plantation sale

Identifier: LaRC-M-902
Scope and Contents

This copy of the bill of sale of Magnolia Plantation in Louisiana by members of the D'Antoni family to Luca Vaccaro describes the physical boundries of the property and its mineral rights. Typescript.

Dates: 1946

Moresi's Foundry and Machine Company records

Identifier: LaRC-878
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of bills and related correspondence used by Moresi's Foundry and Machine Company in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The company was established in 1885 by Antoine Moresi, who emigrated from Switzerland in 1852. Moresi’s Foundry was intended to maintain and develop the machinery needed to harvest the bounty from the Louisiana flood plain, particularly sugar mills. After his death in 1904, the company was known as A. Moresi Company, Limited.

Dates: 1881-1941; Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1899

M.V. Haulard family papers

Identifier: LaRC-169
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the professional and family papers of M.V. Haulard, engineer with the New Orleans Railway and Light Company from 1904 to 1922. Materials include correspondence, cost estimates, memos, bills, construction books, photographs and photograph albums, invitations, postcards, and memorial cards. There is also a volume entitled "Determination of the Earth's Horizontal Magnetic Component."

Dates: 1800s-1922

Petitpain, Fazende, and related families papers

Identifier: LaRC-617
Scope and Contents The collection consists of birth certificates, funeral notices, bills, correspondence, a marriage contract, a baptismal certificate, mortgages, a will, certificates of achievement, and maps. Of primary focus are the Petitpan and Fazende families, of which there are many birth certificates, funeral notices, certificates, and bills. There are also materials relating to the Faure, Leseur, and Letourneaux families. They lived near Bayou Castin, Louisiana, and most of the documents and maps...
Dates: 1776-1925

Prosper Foy papers

Identifier: LaRC-443
Scope and Contents Prosper Foy (1790-1878) was a white, French-born marble cutter, sculptor, engraver, teacher of architecture, and slaveholder. The collection consists of bills of sale, slave records, poems, correspondence, personal papers, and receipts in two scrapbooks. There are also manuscripts by Prosper Foy of scripts and stage directions for various operas, including "Martha Ou Le Marche de Richmond" and "Les Noces de Figaro" in addition to the manuscript for "Revolution des Colonies espagnoles en...
Dates: 1790-1878

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: Municipal Records

Identifier: LaRC-600 (D-Municipal Records)
Scope and Contents This finding aid covers Series 4, the Municipal Records, 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 the Company of the...
Dates: 1805-1903

Sales Documents collection

Identifier: LaRC-532
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of bills of sale, bills, expense accounts, attorney's bills, letters, bills of lading, receipts, invoices, correspondence, account statements, and other financial records.

Dates: 1793-1916

Sam Wilson, Jr. collection

Identifier: LaRC-889
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of New Orleans documents from the mid-eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries, including receipts, bills, correspondence, ledgers, checks, slave records, and contracts. Correspondents and signers of several of these materials include John Watkins, Bernard Marigny, Jacques Villere, John McDonogh, Louis Cezar Lebreton, Michael Flannery, the Ursuline Convent, and John Nicholson.

Dates: 1760-1846

Seignouret bills and receipt

Identifier: LaRC-M-1199
Scope and Contents

A bill for wooden bed and other furniture signed by Seignouret, and also a receipt for the payment of this furniture.

Dates: 1850

Slavery documents collection

Identifier: LaRC-503
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of documents relating to enslaved African Americans. Included are slave sale documents and receipts, slave lists, slave passes, and articles about slavery.

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

Dates: 1758-1865

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