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About this collection

    The Charles F. Heartman Manuscripts of Slavery Collection consists of over 5000 pieces dating from 1724 to 1897, and relate directly to the social, economic, civil, and legal status of enslaved Negroes and Free People of Color in Louisiana an especially in New Orleans. The manuscripts are written in French, Spanish, and English. 
 
To learn more about Charles F. Heartman and the History of the Collection, Click HERE
 
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Click on any of the Boxes or Folders below to see items in the Collection.
 
Collection Guide:
 
Box I - Documents from Various States, 1751-1875
 
Box II - Documents from Louisiana, 1765-1829
 
Box III - Documents from Louisiana, 1830-1837
 
Box IV - Documents from Louisiana, 1838-1849
          Part 1 - 1840
          Part 2 - 1841
          Part 3 - 1842
          Part 4 - 1843
          Part 5 - 1844
          Part 1 - 1842 & 1845
          Part 2 - 1846
          Part 3 - 1847
          Part 4 - 1848
          Part 5 - 1849
 
Box V - Document from Louisiana, 1850-1859
          Part 1 - 1850
          Part 2 - 1851
          Part 3 - 1852
          Part 1 - 1853
          Part 2 - 1854
          Part 3 - 1855
          Part 4 - 1856
          Part 1 - 1857
          Part 2 - 1858
          Part 3 - 1859
 
Box VI - Documents from Louisiana, 1834-1871
          Undated
          Part 1 - 1834
          Part 2 - 1835
          Part 3 - 1836
          Part 4 - 1837
          Part 1 - 1838
          Part 2 - 1839
          Part 3 - 1840
          Part 4 - 1841
          Part 5 - 1842
          Part 6 - 1845
          Part 7 - 1847
          Part 8 - 1848
          Part 9 - 1849
          Part 10 - 1850
          Part 11 - 1852
          Part 12 - 1853
          Part 13 - 1854
          Part 14 - 1855
          Part 15 - 1857
          Part 16 - 1858
          Part 17 - 1859
          Part 18 - 1860
          Part 19 - 1861
          Part 20 - 1868-1871
 
Box VII - Documents from New Orleans, 1811-1846
     Vouchers (Cash Receipts) by Year For Work Done by "Negro" Slaves in Chain Gangs
     Folder 1 - 1811-1816      
          Part 1 - 1811
          Part 2 - 1813
          Part 3 - 1814
          Part 4 - 1815
          Part 5 - 1816
          Part 1 - 1819
          Part 1 - 1821
          Part 2 - 1822
          Part 1 - 1823
          Part 2 - 1824
          Part 1 - 1825
          Part 1 - 1828
          Part 2 - 1829
          Part 3 - 1831
          Part 1 - 1841
          Part 2 - 1842
          Part 3 - 1843
          Part 4 - 1844
          Part 5 - 1845
          Part 6 - 1846
 
Box VIII - Documents from Louisiana Relating to the Economic, Civil, and Legal Status
                   of "Free Persons of Color," and of Slaves, 1777-1825
          Part 1 - 1777-1794
          Part 3 - 1805-1809
          Part 1 - 1810
          Part 2 - 1811
          Part 1 - 1812
          Part 2 - 1813
          Part 3 - 1814
          Part 1 - 1815
          Part 2 - 1816
          Part 3 - 1817
          Part 4 - 1818
          Part 5 - 1819
          Part 6 - 1820
 
Box IX - Documents from Louisiana Relating to the Economic, Civil, and Legal Status
                   of "Free Persons of Color," and of Slaves, 1821-1876
          Part 1 - 1821
          Part 2 - 1822
          Part 3 - 1824
          Part 4 - 1825
          Part 5 - 1826-1829
          Part 1 - 1830-1831
          Part 2 - 1833-1844
          Part 3 - 1845-1862
          Part 1 - 1820
          Part 2 - 1825-1826
          Part 3 - 1826-1828
          Part 4 - 1828
          Part 5 - 1832-1833
          Part 6 - 1834-1841
          Part 7 - 1834-1838
          Part 8 - 1843
          Part 9 - 1856-1863
 
Box X - Police Reports from New Orleans, 1821
 
Box XI - Police Reports from New Orleans, 1822
 
Box XII - Police Reports from New Orleans, 1824
 
Box XIII - Reports from the City Workshop, New Orleans, 1828-1830
          Part 1 - May 1828
          Part 3 - October 1828
          Part 4 - November 1828
          Part 5 - December 1828
          Part 6 - April 1829
          Part 7 - May 1829
          Part 8 - July 1829
          Part 9 - August 1829
          Part 12 - January 1830
          Part 14 - March 1830
          Part 15 - April 1830
 
Box XIV - Reports from the City Workshop, New Orleans, 1830-1831
          Part 1 - May 1830
          Part 2 - June 1830
          Part 3 - July 1830
          Part 4 - August 1830
          Part 6 - October 1830
          Part 7 - November 1830
          Part 8 - December 1830
          Part 9 - January 1831
          Part 11 - April 1831
          Part 12 - May 1831
          Part 13 - June 1831
          Part 14 - July 1831
          Part 15 - August 1831
          Part 17 - October 1831
        
Box XV - Police Reports from New Orleans, 1814
 
Box XVI - Guard Service Reports from New Orleans, 1824
 
Box XVIIPolice Reports, 1837
 
Box XVIII - Various Reports from Spain, 1794-1796 and New Orleans, 1810-1839
 
Box XIX - Various Reports from New Orleans, 1820-1846
 
Box XX - Records of the City of New Orleans and the United States Armed Services, 1841-1897
     Folder 2 - 1843-1852
 
Box XXI - Police Record Book, New Orleans, 1840-1851
 
Box XXII - Charles F. Heartman Collection Provenance
 
 
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