ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 617
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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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 relate to a land dispute.