University of Notre Dame


(New Orleans, Louisiana)

A sermon: Witnesses that testify to our Faith, Christ, his Apostles, his Church, 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, 1843.

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Jamey, Father V(ictor): Pointe Coupée, (Louisiana)

Jamey certifies that on June 22, 1843, being then pastor of St. Augustine Church in New Orleans, be celebrated in the home, the marriage of Francois Esccofier and Isabelle Pierre, with a license from the parish judge, Charl(es) Maurian and in the presence of J. Louis Dorial and Fr(ancois)e(?) Boisdoré. (Written in Bishop Anthony Blanc's hand and signed by Jamey).

V-5-g - D.S. - (French) - 1p. - 16mo. - {6}

Lefevere, Peter Paul, Bishop of Zela,: Detroit, Michigan
(the Superintendent of Indian Affairs)

In this report of Indian schools in the Catholic missions under the superintendence of Bishop P(eter) P(aul) Lefevere for 1846 and also for 1847 are listed the schools at Arbre Croche, LaCroix, Middletown, Mackinac, Point St. Ignace and (L') Anse, (Michigan), the names of the teachers, the number of scholars and the course of instruction is given. Ottawas and Chippewas, pure and mixed, attend the schools. Besides the usual studies, needlework is taught in some of the schools. (Probably a first draft).

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Martin, Father Aug(uste): (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
 to Bishop (Anthony Blanc: New Orleans, Louisiana)

On receipt of (Blanc)'s letter this morning Martin commandeered Mr. Menard's good offices. The seller of the three pieces of land, Mr. McVey, wants cash. However by adding $50 to the original price, he would accept these conditions: $500 cash, $600 in six months and $750 in 12months. If (Blanc) can furnish almost $300, Menard, inorder not to miss a bargain, will advance $200 for 2 or 3 months.

V-5-g - A.L.S - (French) - 2pp. - 12mo. - {3}