Pontalba family papers, 1796-1914 | Louisiana Research Collection
By LAC Group
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 590
Primary Creator: Pontalba family.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic, as follows: Dupoux's letter to Madame Chalmette, legal controversy, Baron Edouard Delfau de Pontalba letters, photograph, letters of Baron de Pontalba, and litigation records. The collection is made up of one box and two volumes.
Subjects: Canal Bank and Trust Co., New Orleans., Chappelles, Jeanne Francoise le Breton des Charmeaux des., Copeland, Robert., Cruzat, John William., French -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Pontalba, Edouard Delfau de., Pontalba, Joseph Xavier de, baron, 1754-1834., Pontalba, Micaëla Leonarda Almonester de, baroness, 1795-1874., Pontalba family.
Canal Bank and Trust Co., New Orleans.
Chappelles, Jeanne Francoise le Breton des Charmeaux des.
Cruzat, John William.
French -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Pontalba, Edouard Delfau de.
Pontalba, Joseph Xavier de, baron, 1754-1834.
Pontalba, Micaëla Leonarda Almonester de, baroness, 1795-1874.
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.
Preferred Citation: Pontalba family papers, Manuscripts Collection 590, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection processed in 1992 by HB and ML.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
Browse by Box:
[Box 1: Papers],
[Volume 1: Letters of the Baron de Pontalba],
[Volume 2: Litigation record],
- Volume 2: Litigation record
Pontalba-Copeland Litigation Record, 1839-1883. Manuscript copy of transcript of Record of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case of Micaela Almonaster de Pontalba et Alii v. Robert Copeland, the New Orleans Canal Banking Company, Laurent Millaudon, Samuel Kohn and John Slidell. Some pages faint. Some documents in French and Spanish. Concerns land near upper part of Bayou St. John.
2. State of Louisiana Parish Court, City of New Orleans number 12.170. Pontalba et al. v. Copeland et al. Petition filed 1839 November 25.
3. Notes of Judge Charles Maurian.
4. Answer of Eleanor Macarty Lanusse, 1840 April 8.
5. Supplemental petition of Micaela Pontalba, 1840 April 20.
6. Judgement by Judge Maurian. 1846 January 17.
7. Petition of appeal. 1846 April 21.
8. Certification of copies. 1883.