University of Notre Dame

Calendar: 1750s

1751 May. 3

Chantalou, (Sheriff) Augustin
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

Duhommiel, Monsieur Louis Charles, infantry officer and his wife Dame Catherine Chauvin de la Freniere sell to Louis Cesaire Le Bretton assessor councilor of the Superior Council of La. twelve arpents of land at Les Col(1)apissa(s) between the land of Sieurs Le Bretton and Joseph Girardy, which things were stipulated in the act of gifts made of this land to Monsieur Jean Paul Le Seur on Feb. 17, 1736-- appended to this cession is that of four arpents and about a third along the Mississippi in a place formerly called "la Cypriere des Chapitoulas (Tchoupitoulas)" which was the share of the Dame Duhommiel co-heir to the late Monsieur Nicolas Chauvin de la Freniere her father, a counselor. This sale was made in accordance with an ordinance of Monsieur (______) Michel after three publications by Marin Le Normand. Witnessed by Sieur Augustin Chantalou and Joseph Pelisson. Signed by Duhommiel, Chauvin Duhommiel, Le Bretton, Pelisson and (Nicolas) Henry, notary.

IV-4-a (Copy of) A.D.S. 3pp. 8vo. (French)

1756 Feb. 7

Chantalou, (clerk, Augustin)
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

Prevost, Sieur Jean Baptiste, former churchwarden of St. Louis church, New Orleans, appeals to the superior Council of the province of La. to reverse decision of the churchwardens and notables of the parish ordering him leave in the hands of Sieur Charles Lesassier churchwarden 2528 livres, 13 sols and 4 deniers which Provost claims for his services as churchwarden in 1749 and
1750. Prevost pleads his necessary absence at the time of the trial and that his advocate (Jean Baptiste) Garic had not time to get his case ready, also that after Sieurs (Nicolas Godefroy) Barbin (Attorney of Vacant Property) and (Claude Joseph) Villars (Dubreuil) had presented their statements he would be silenced. The Council orders Lesassier to pay the sum in question to Prevost from the treasury of the church with the right to recover if the decision is reversed. The treasury of the church is to pay the expenses of the trial.

1756 Feb. 14

Marin Le Normand, crier of the Superior Council served summons on Lesassier at the request of Prevost.

1756 Mar. 5

Prevost paid expenses of 25 livres.
(Signed) Le Normand.

1786 Apr. 12

Sieur Barbin recovered the funds.
(Signed) Prevost.

IV-4-a (Copy of) A.D.S. 4pp. 8vo. (French)


1757 Feb. 28

(Charity) Hospital
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

Financial statement of, covering the period from May 21, 1751 to Feb. 28, 1757.

IV-4-a A.D. 4pp. 8vo. (French)

1758 Apr. 20

(Guadagni) John Anthony, bishop of Porto cardinal vicar general of the Pope and the Roman curia and its ordinary and district judge, certifies to the placing of a particle of authentic bone of St. Bonaventure in a silver reliquary and its proper sealing.

IV-4-a A.D.S. 1p. 8vo. (Latin)

1758 Sep. 20

Chantalou, (Augustin, clerk New Orleans, Louisiana)
to (Louis Cesaire Le Breton) Le Bretton
(New Orleans, Louisiana)

Chantalou certifies and sends the following copy of a document:

Copy of:

1750 Sep. 7

La Freniere, Chauvin de
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
to (______) La Freniere, assessor of the Superior Council
(New Orleans, Louisiana)

Chauvin surrenders 15 arpents at Chapitoulas (Tchoupitoukas) to his brother; he also guarantees possession of all the arpents of land at Collapissas in accordance with the will of the late Nicolas Chauvin de Laffreniere, counsellor of the Superior Council.

IV-4 a A.D.S. (French) 1p. 4to.

1758 Nov. 15

Rochemore, Vincent Gaspard Pierre de, Chevalier, Councilor of the King in Council, Commissaire general of the Marine, Ordinateur of La.
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

Appoints Monsieur (Louis Alexandre) Dolaunay, church warden of the church of St. Louis in New Orleans to examine and finish the accounts of the old churchwardens and to examine old matters concerning the property of the same church.

IV-4-a A.D.S. 1p. 8vo. (French)

1758 Nov. 23

Maxent, (Gilbert)
New Orleans, (Louisiana)
to Capuchin Fathers
New Orleans

Itemized statement of the amount due to Maxent from the Capuchins from Jan., 1758. Names mentioned: Father Jean Francois (O.M.Cap.); Father Eustaches (O.M.Cap.); Father Dagobert (of Longory) (O.M.Cap.); Father Sebaste (O.M.Cap.); Father Ferdinand (O.m.Cap.); Father Serafin (O.M.Cap.); (Joseph Villars) Du Brueil. Paid Nov. 23, 1758.

IV-4-a A.D.S. 3PP. 8VO. (French)

1758 Nov. 30

Dagobert, (O.M.Cap., of Longory)
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

Statement of the receipts and expenditures of Charity Hospital, New Orleans from May 1, 1751 when Fr. Dagobert was put in charge till Nov. 30, 1758.

IV-4-a A.D.S. 4pp. 8vo. (French)

1758 Dec.

Maxent (Gilbert)
New Orleans, (Louisiana)
to Capuchin Fathers
New Orleans

Itemized statement of the amount due to Maxent from the Capuchins from (Nov. 23) to Dec. 1758. Names mentioned: Father Jean Francois; Father Prosper (O.M.Cap.); Father Hilaire (de Geneveaux, O.M.Cap.); Father Sebastian (O.M.Cap.).

IV-4-a A.D. 3pp. 8vo. (French)