Acklen family papers, 1804-1889 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Acklen family papers, 1804-1889Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1825-1828

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 86

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged chronologically. It consists of 2 boxes and is 1 linear foot.

Date Acquired: 06/06/1961

Subjects: Acklen, Joseph Alexander Smith, 1816-1863., Acklen family., Contracts for deeds -- Louisiana., Insurance policies -- United States., Land use -- Louisiana -- West Feliciana Parish., West Feliciana Parish (La.) -- History -- 19th century.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Insurance policies., Legal documents., Maps., Photographs.

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.

Subject/Index Terms

Acklen, Joseph Alexander Smith, 1816-1863.
Acklen family.
Contracts for deeds -- Louisiana.
Insurance policies -- United States.
Land use -- Louisiana -- West Feliciana Parish.
West Feliciana Parish (La.) -- History -- 19th century.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 linear foot

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: William C. Tuhill.

Preferred Citation: Acklen family papers, Manuscripts Collection 86, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 688324810


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: West Feliciana Parish land documents, 1804-1832],
[Box 2: Land documents and Acklen family papers, 1833-1889],
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Box 1: West Feliciana Parish land documents, 1804-1832Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Land document: Juan Say, March 28, 1804Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Land document: John Alston, September 20, 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Land document: William Barker, October 11, 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Land document: John Alston heirs, January 22, 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Land document: John Alston heirs, January 23, 1808Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Land document: Alston heirs, January 26, 1808Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Land sale: Alston to Perris, April, 25 1809Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Land sale: Coleman to Randolph, February 2, 1811Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Land sale: Ratliff to Ratliff, July 29, 1814Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Land sale: Ron to Ratliff, August 9, 1814Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Land sale: Barker to Rowe, October 2, 1814Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Land sale: Randolph to Traverse, October5, 1816Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Land sale: Randolph to Traverse, November 2, 1816Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Land sale, Randolph to Traverse, November 2, 1816Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Land sale: Randolph to Nelson, June 28, 1817Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Land sale: Barclay to Perrie, July 14, 1817Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Land sale: Ratiff to Lane, April 20, 1819Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Land sale: Traverse to Wimbish, October 17, 1819Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Legal Document: Perrie vs Traverso, October 20, 1819Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Land sale: Traverso to Ratliff and Corville, November 10, 1819Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Land ducument: Land conveyed to Ron, November 30, 1824Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Land document: Traverso estate inventory, March 12, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Land document: Traverse estate inventory, March 12, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Procès verbal: Traverso estate, May 16, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Land Claim: Barker, June 11, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Land Transfer: Lane, July 23, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Procès Verbal: Lane estate, March 23, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Land Sale: Lane to Barrow, March 23, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Land sales: Cochran to Foster, Wimbish, May 23, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Transfer: Rowe to Barrow and Ratliff, June 3, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Survey of Ratliff's Land, June 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Survey of Mary Lane Land, June 1826Add to your cart.
The folder contains a document copied in 1837 of a survey from 1826.
Folder 33: Land survey: Russell land, June 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Land survey: Rowe land, June 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Survey of Ratliff land, June 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Land sale: Ratliff to Routh, August 29, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Land sale: Barron to Routh, September 23,1826Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Land Sale: Wimbish to Routh, October 2, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Land sale: Wimbish to Routh, October 2, 1826Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Land claim: William Justice, February 18, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Land sale: Corville to Ratliff, March 8, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Land sale: Ratliff to Routh, May 8, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Land Survey: Lane, May 21, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Land claims: Kinchen, May 21, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Land sale: Row and Wimbish to Thomason, November 15, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Probate of Russell's estate, January 2, 1828Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Barron's Act of Lane's estate, February 6, 1828Add to your cart.
Folder 48: James Perrie's estate, February 28, 1829Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Lease: Thomason to Cook and Day, October 9, 1829Add to your cart.
Folder 50: C. Ratliff petition re. J. Traverse, November 27, 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Survey of Barker's land, December 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Survey: Rebecca Row land, December 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Survey: Antonio Traverso land, December 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Land sale: Routh to the Fisks, March 18, 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 55: John Traverso Suit, May 26, 1832Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Land sale: Perrie to Smith, December 11, 1832Add to your cart.
Box 2: Land documents and Acklen family papers, 1833-1889Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lucy Perrie will, January 12, 1833Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Ira Smith note, April 2, 1833Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Inventory: Lucy Perrie estate, June 21, 1833Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Inventory: B. Barron estate, October 7, 1833Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Survey: Routh Land, March 20, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Land sale: Row to Routh, April 2, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Land sale: Kendrick to Routh, December 26, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Land sale: Justice to Routh, March 4, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Land sale: Smiths to Routh, April 13, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Petition for loan: Routh, April 14, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Mortgage record: Routh, April 14, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Mortgage record: Routh, May 2, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Records of land certificates, May 4, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Land sale: Barrovo to Routh, May 22, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Leon de Leon tutors, January- July 1837Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Land document: Franklin- Routh, February 25, 1838Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Land documents: FranklinAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Land sale: Kerr to Beltonto Franklin, March 11, 1839Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Land sale: Wimbish to White, May 25, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Franklin judgement, April 8, 1841Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Acklen, Franklin, Armfield letters, 1843-1847Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Land sale: Lawrence to Armsfield, February 1, 1848Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Row land claim, December 15, 1849Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Jenkins land purchase, August 20, 1850Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Cregier writ against Franklin, September 21, 1850Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Acklen land papers, 1857Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Acklen family papers, 1852Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Acklen land papers, 1853Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Franklin property auction, October 22, 1855Add to your cart.
Folder 31: General Correspondence, 1859-1877Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Insurance policies, November- December 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 33: General items, 1882-1889Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Kerr-Belton partnershipAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: General ItemsAdd to your cart.

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