Hemard family papers, 1857-1889 | Louisiana Research Collection
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ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 686
Primary Creator: Hemard family.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic, then chronologically, as follows: copies of accounts, copies of letters, and an original letterbook. The collection is made up of one box.
Date Acquired: 12/28/1973
Subjects: Burelle, Charles F., Cotton trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., French Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Hemard, Catherine., Hemard, Charles., Hemard family., Inheritance and succession -- Louisiana., New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects., Venderscher, Ernest.
Burelle, Charles F.
Cotton trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
French Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Inheritance and succession -- Louisiana.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
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: Edward Hemard.
Acquisition Method: Gift.
Preferred Citation: Hemard family papers, Manuscripts Collection 686, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane Unviersity, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
Other Note: OCLC Number: 748691765
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[Box 1: Hemard family papers],
- Box 1: Hemard family papers
Letters, in French, 1857-1863, from Charles Hemard in New Orleans to his brother-in-law, Ernest Venderscher, in France. Family news, description of the life in New Orleans during the Civil War, and information on a lawsuit Venderscher had in New Orleans.
Letters, in French, 1857 and 1863, from Charles Hemard in New Orleans to Antoine and Mrs. Antoine Durand, in Paris, France. They are Charles Hemard's uncle and aunt. Family news and succession of "grand-father Hemard".
Letter, in French, undated around 1865, from Charles Hemard in New Orleans to Auguste Raimer in Baton Rouge. Family news and information on the business.
Letter, in French, 1867, from Charles Hemard to New Orleans to Pechenard, lawyer in Ecurey, France. About the succession of Mrs. Willmain.
Letter, in French, 1868, from Charles Hemard in New Orleans to Fersing in Morsbach, France, his wife's uncle. Family news.
Letters, in French, 1869, from Charles Hemard in New Orleans to Charles F. Burelle, in Chaumont pres Danville, France, Hemard's godfather. Family news and information on the succession of Mrs. Willmain (or Willemain).
Business letters, 1888-1889 in English, written by the son of Charles Hemard in the name of Catherine Hemard, Charles Hemard's widow.
- About a dispute with Sharpe, from Brenham, Texas. Sharpe refused a $500.00 note due to estate of Charles Hemard.
- About a property in Ocean Spring, Mississippi. Works to be done, correspondence with the person renting it.
- About the possibility of renting the pickery following the death of Charles Hemard.
- About renting two lots, corner of Freret and Calliope.
The accounts were kept first by Charles Hemard then by his son. They represent the accounts of estate of Charles Hemard with some of their clients for "inspecting" or "picking" cotton or for providing "baling supervisors".