Bouny and Sanchez families papers, 1828-1907 | Louisiana Research Collection
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ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 328
Primary Creator: Bouny family.
Other Creators: Sanchez family.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically and topically as follows: mortgage documents; slavery documents and other papers; property, shipping and slave sale documents; other papers; and undated poems in French.
Date Acquired: 01/10/1968
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: Louuise Moreno Johnston.
Acquisition Method: Gift.
Preferred Citation: Bouny and Sanchez families papers, Manuscripts Collection 328, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection processed in 1972
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
Other Note: OCLC Number: 723202326
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[Box 1: Bouny-Sanchez family papers],
- Box 1: Bouny-Sanchez family papers
- Folder 1: Mortgage and slavery documents, 1828-1829
1828 May. Certificate of mortgage. Mentioned are the brother and sister of Marie Elizabeth Odalin Ducazet/Ducayet (wife of Paul Joseph Gleize), Joseph Felix Ducazet and Marie Alexandrine Ducazet Simms, wife of Benjamin Frances Simms. copy.
1829 July 11. Mortgage of Peter Huro, Jr. to Ursin Wiltz secured by the slave Abraham (35 years), whom Huro purchased from Robert Austin Wright.
- Folder 2: Slavery documents and other papers, 1842-1848
1842 March. Certificate of ownership. Petition of Mrs. Bouny for the emancipation of her slave, Coralie, 40 years. French.
1845. Transfer of succession rights from Mrs. Ducayet to Mrs. Bouny with inventory by J. Percy. Included in the inventory are three female slaves: Nelly, 27, Solo, 23, and Leontine, 23. French.
1846 June 20. Sale of slave, Charlotte, 17 years, by heirs of Augustin Dupré to Pierre Sidney Sanchez. French.
1847 July 27. Sale of male slave, Moses, 45 years, by lawyers handling the succession of Jean Baptiste Terence Drouet to Pierre Sidney Sanchez. Copy, seal imprint. French.
1848 May 19. Note from John Nixon, Jr. to P.S. Sanchez. He cannot pay money today.
- Folder 3: Property, shipping, and slave sale documents, 1850-1859
1850 May 15. Annulment by mutual consent of a property sale previously made by Marie Felicité Barbier, widow of Pierre Godefroy Bouny, to Jean Eusebe Bouny. Copy, red seal. French.
1851 September 26. Bill of lading (?) to P. Sanchez, Ship Pumgaustruche sailing to New Orleans for sardines and red wine. Signed Webster, master of ship.
1851 October 3. Letter of Charles Jacob, Bordeaux to P.S. Sanchez, New Orleans relative to goods being shipped to Sanchez for the account of Charles Dupuy of St. Martinville. French.
1851 October 3. Sale of slave, Luke, 45 years, to Peter Joseph Sanchez by William E. Strange of New Orleans.
1855 December 22. Sale of female slave, Celina, 25 years, by Jules Benit to P.S. Sanchez.
1853 January 12. Promissory note of B. Bouny to Citizens' Bank.
1853 December 6. Donation of property by Helena Duverje, widow of Joseph Oscar Robelot, to Marie F. Barbie, widow of P. Godefroy Bouny. French.
1855 December 22. Sale of female slave, Nancy, 35 years, by Jules Benit to P.S. Sanchez.
1859 March 29. Sale of female slave, Nelly, 21 years, by Julia Ann Yeager to Pierre Sidney Sanchez. Copy, seal imprint.
- Folder 4: Other papers, 1881, 1896, 1907, undated
Death notice of Melina Grandjean-Perrenoud in Brougg, 1896.
Land office refund, 1881.
Shopping list in French, undated (partial).
Postcard of Ponchatoula, 1907.
- Folder 5: Six poems in French, undated