Raynal family papers, 1796-1968
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Brief Description: The collection consists of pages from a diary or account sheets of Jean Castel from Santo Domingo. There is correspondence between Pierre Raynal of Charleston, South Carolina and M. Goujaud, Paris. Goujaud and Dumoustier directed the office set up by the French government, 1830-1834, for the settlement of claims and indemnification of estates lost in the uprisings of Santo Domingo. In his correspondence, Raynal attempted to liquidate his claim there. Also included in the collection are genealogical notes. All original correspondence is in French, but is accompanied by xeroxes of English translations.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at] tulane.edu
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 458
Created by: Raynal family.
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 05/20/1968.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of one box.
Biographical Note for Raynal family. : The Raynal family lived in Charleston, South Carolina. Jean Jacques Raynal was a French colonist in Santo Domingo who had a son, Pierre B. Raynal. Pierre Raynal wanted to liquidate his claim in Santo Domingo after the uprisings there and corresponded with Goujaud and Dumoustier, the directors of the office that settled claims.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions. It is recommended that originals be used as little as possible due to fragility and that English translations be used instead.
Subject Index
Goujaud, M.
Land claims.
Raynal, Pierre B.
Raynal family -- Genealogy.
Raynal family.
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) -- History.
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence.
Notes.
Translations.
Languages of Materials
French [fre]
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: John W. Fairfax, Jr  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Raynal family papers, Manuscripts Collection 458, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.