French Colonial, Spanish Colonial, and Nineteenth-Century Louisiana Documents

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Louisiana documents from 1655 to 1924 with a strong emphasis on the French colonial, Spanish colonial, and early national periods. Includes correspondence, land sales, slave sales, plantation journals, business licenses, property sales, professional and family papers, legal documents, land grants, tax receipts, theater programs, broadsides, engravings, and more. A noted Louisiana document collector, Felix Kuntz (1890-1971) donated his collection to Tulane University in four installments beginning in 1954 and requested that it be named after his parents. Today, the Rosemond E. and Emile Kuntz Collection (LaRC Manuscripts Collection 600) is a renowned resource for studying Louisiana with a special emphasis on New Orleans. Particularly noteworthy are records from the Company of the Indies, papers of Francisco Bouligny describing early French and Spanish authority over Louisiana, documents spanning Louisiana's entry into the United States through the Civil War and New Orleans? growth as a major commercial center, New Orleans municipal records (1805-1850s, including an 1805 census), and several small personal and family collections such as those of John McDonogh, the Pontalba family, and the Pierson family.
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Certificate issued by Martin Navarro, Treasurer General of the Province of Louisiana, New Orleans, to Francisca [Petit de] Coulange de Villemont
Certificate issued by Martin Navarro, Treasurer General of the Province of Louisiana, New Orleans, to Francisca [Petit de] Coulange de Villemont
Land patent to property claimed by Edward Murphy, deceased, in the County of Natchitoches
Land patent to property claimed by Edward Murphy, deceased, in the County of Natchitoches
Baptismal certificate
Baptismal certificate
Official letter from [Minister of the Treasury] [Miguel Cayetano] Soler at the Spanish Court in Aranjuez to Intendant Juan Ventura Morales [in New Orleans]
Official letter from [Minister of the Treasury] [Miguel Cayetano] Soler at the Spanish Court in Aranjuez to Intendant Juan Ventura Morales [in New Orleans]
Sale of slave by David Lejeune to the Corporation of the City of New Orleans
Sale of slave by David Lejeune to the Corporation of the City of New Orleans
Receipt issued by M. DeKlegand, no place, to [Jean Baptiste] Beauvais, no place
Receipt issued by M. DeKlegand, no place, to [Jean Baptiste] Beauvais, no place
Bills of lading for cotton shipped to Golsan Brothers, cotton factors and commission merchants, New Orleans
Bills of lading for cotton shipped to Golsan Brothers, cotton factors and commission merchants, New Orleans
Pay vouchers issued by the State of Mississippi to officers of the 1st Brigade, Mississippi State Troops
Pay vouchers issued by the State of Mississippi to officers of the 1st Brigade, Mississippi State Troops
Receipt issued by Gosson, jailer of the civil prison, New Orleans, to [Antonio] Thomassin, [New Orleans?]
Receipt issued by Gosson, jailer of the civil prison, New Orleans, to [Antonio] Thomassin, [New Orleans?]
Personal Letter [at the Mézières concession just below Pointe Coupée?]
Personal Letter [at the Mézières concession just below Pointe Coupée?]
"Extracts from the Registers of the Royal Chamber established for the Reformation of the Nobility of the County and Duchy of Brittany," proving the nobility of the Huchert
Act of mortgage granted by Elisée E. Mailhoit, Assumption Parish, in favor of Jean Baptiste Aucoin, Assumption Parish
Act of mortgage granted by Elisée E. Mailhoit, Assumption Parish, in favor of Jean Baptiste Aucoin, Assumption Parish
Mandats de Paiement issued by the Mayor of New Orleans in favor of various individuals.
Mandats de Paiement issued by the Mayor of New Orleans in favor of various individuals.
Petition of Jean Lanna to Mayor James Mather, New Orleans, for extension of lease on the slaughterhouse and approval by the Mayor.
Petition of Jean Lanna to Mayor James Mather, New Orleans, for extension of lease on the slaughterhouse and approval by the Mayor.
Pay vouchers issued by the State of Mississippi to officers of the 1st Brigade, Mississippi State Troops
Pay vouchers issued by the State of Mississippi to officers of the 1st Brigade, Mississippi State Troops
Act of sale of property, a transaction between Dominque Bouligny, New Orleans, and Louis Bouligny, New Orleans
Act of sale of property, a transaction between Dominque Bouligny, New Orleans, and Louis Bouligny, New Orleans
Partition agreement entered into by the sisters Elisabeth Howell Weston and Frances Howell Carter, forced heirs of Samuel and William Llewellyn, East Feliciana Parish
Partition agreement entered into by the sisters Elisabeth Howell Weston and Frances Howell Carter, forced heirs of Samuel and William Llewellyn, East Feliciana Parish
List of arms lost or destroyed in the battle at Richmond, Kentucky, by Company A, 95th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry
List of arms lost or destroyed in the battle at Richmond, Kentucky, by Company A, 95th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry
List of officers and enlisted men of the Panola Guards, New Orleans
List of officers and enlisted men of the Panola Guards, New Orleans
Poem written by Lieutenant Charles E. McCarthy, entitled
Poem written by Lieutenant Charles E. McCarthy, entitled "Private in the Ranks"
Lease of a farm in Quilbignon
Lease of a farm in Quilbignon
Description of the Bayagoulas concession of [Joseph] Paris [Duvernay] in Louisiana
Description of the Bayagoulas concession of [Joseph] Paris [Duvernay] in Louisiana
Registration of the testament and codicils of Pierre Louis de Milleville in Dieppe
Registration of the testament and codicils of Pierre Louis de Milleville in Dieppe
"Note concerning the French Antilles, and in particular the ceded Spanish part of Santo Domingo"

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