Monthly Archives: February 2011

>Magnetism 335 Bourbon Street – Madame Alluard


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>New Orleans Apple Pie in 1866

> The Daily Southern Star - Feb 9, 1866 John Johnnson knocked an applestand into pie. 

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>Gosset and Johnson Plantation

> In searching through Google Newspapers, an article appeared about a plantation that I had never heard of, Gosset Plantation.  The excerpt first found appears at the bottom.    Search in the BLM GLO records for Gossett does not list an … Continue reading

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>Runaway slave once belonged to Valcour Aime

> Michael Hait has written about the genealogical importance or value of runaway slave advertisements, which is what this post references.  You may read his article here. You may also find a Plantation diary for Aime Valcour here.  The diary … Continue reading

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>Lippincott’s pronouncing gazetteer 1850 Louisiana

>In 1850 Louisiana had 141,243 white males in the population of Louisiana. 114,248 females; 7, 481 free colored males; 9,981 free colored females; 125,874 male slaves; 118,935 female slaves. 419, 824 representative population in 1850. The free population was divided … Continue reading

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>Jefferson Davis, Betsy Young, and The New Liberty Bell 1881

>1881 Warsaw Daily Times September 6th Image from URL with more on the bell’s history.  From the newspaper article: “In the bell is a key that was sent as the key to the great jail of ancient Venice and used … Continue reading

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>Superior Council Records of the Government of Louisiana being digitized

>I submitted my 500th post this week on the Louisiana Genealogy Blog. This blog has been a joy to me. Learning and reading more of Louisiana’s diverse and multi-faceted history has been rewarding. I’ve fixed a broken link to the … Continue reading

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>Louisiana Historical Records Advisory Board

>The Louisiana Historical Records Advisory Board was created by executive order in 1998 to coordinate and facilitate the efforts of historical records repositories and other informational agencies within the state of Louisiana in the collection, preservation, and publication of the … Continue reading

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>Creole and Acadian Furniture

> “Furnishing Louisiana” Book Signing & Reception The Historic New Orleans Collection celebrates the release of its most ambitious publication, Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture, 1735–1835, with a book signing and reception. Wednesday, February 23, 2011 • 6–8 p.m.The … Continue reading

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