Passenger Manifest, Confederate Applications, Louisiana Secretary of State

The Louisiana Secretary of State has a website about the Louisiana Archives Research and Passenger Manifests.  Please visit and read more about those arriving in Louisiana in 1851 and their posted FAQ.

Confederate Applications may also be searched here . Please visit this page for more information.

 Fee: $15.00 per individual & application.
Submit check or money order to: Secretary of State, Research Library, P.O. Box
94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125. Payment must be received before research
request will be conducted. Please do not send cash! Phone (225) 922-1208 for

 This pdf document reveals what can be requested by mail and the fee schedule.

P.O. BOX 94125
BATON ROUGE, LA 70804-9125
(225) 922-1000

Research Library Email, Fax, Mail and Phone
Research Request
Fee Schedule

Catholic Records $5.00 per name per three volume search
– Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacrament Records 1718 – 1831
– Diocese of Baton Rouge 1707 – 1900
– Southwest Louisiana Records 1750 – 1910 by Father Hebert
– South Louisiana Records 1794 – 1920
Confederate Pension Applications $15.00 per individual & application
Military Service Records
– Confederate Soldiers from Louisiana $15.00 per individual
– World War I Discharge Records $15.00 per individual
Federal Census Records $10.00 per name per year search
– Louisiana Only
– Years 1810-1880, 1900-1930

Passenger Ship List Index $10.00 per name per series search
– Index to Passenger List of vessels arriving at Atlantic & Gulf Coasts Ports: 1820-1874
– Index to Passenger List of vessels arriving in New Orleans: 1853-1952
Naturalization Index: 1831 – 1906 $5.00 per name search
– Issued in the State of Louisiana
National Cemetery Indexes $5.00 per name per cemetery search
– Louisiana Only
– Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Chalmette and Port Hudson National Cemeteries
WPA New Orleans Cemeteries Index $5.00 per name per cemetery search
– 1700’s – 1940’s
New Orleans City Directories $7.00 per name per three year search
– Years 1805-1861, 1866-1908, 1910-1933, 1935

Baton Rouge City Directories $7.00 per name per three year search
– Years 1905-1906, 1908-1909, 1911, 1913-1916, 1918, 1922-1927, 1929, 1931-1934
Louisiana Voter Registration Lists $5.00 per name search
– 1898 & 1913
– Not all Parishes are listed
Colonial Documents* $15.00 per document search,
per series of records
– Avoyelles Parish Colonial Documents: 1786-1803
– Natchitoches Parish Civil Documents: 1723-1803
– St. Charles Parish Colonial Records: 1740-1803
– St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court Records: 1764-1803
– Opelousas Post Colonial Documents: 1766-1789
– Ascension Parish Conveyance Records: 1770-1803
– St. James Parish Colonial Records: 1782-1787
– St. John the Baptist Parish Original Acts: 1753-1798
* Colonial Documents Request must included name, type of records requested
and approximate date.
Charges for Bankcard Usage
Service charge for postal mail, email, $2.00 per bankcard transaction
fax and phone request
Fax charge for research request $1.00 per page ($10 maximum)
NOTE: Fees are for research and must be collected for both successful and
unsuccessful searches. No research will be conducted until payment is received.
Email, Fax and Phone Requests will only be taken with approved bankcard prepayment.
No other method of payment will be accepted for such orders.


About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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One Response to Passenger Manifest, Confederate Applications, Louisiana Secretary of State

  1. Jack Coffee says:

    Fees appear to be arbitrary and perhaps in some instances designed to prohibit orders. Louisiana seems to be well behind in moving real information to the web and making it affordable and/or free for researchers.

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