Acklen family papers, 1804-1889 | Louisiana Research Collection

By Deirdre Barr

Collection Overview

Title: Acklen family papers, 1804-1889

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


Browse by Box:

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

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