CLEMENT (GEORGE) PAPERS

(Mss. 1148)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2010

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

13 items, 1 volume

Geographic locations.

New Orleans, La.; Lafourche Parish, La.

Inclusive dates.

1863-1878, undated

Bulk dates.

1863-1867

Language.

French, English

Summary.

French-speaking farming family of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. Collection includes financial papers, legal documents, personal papers, and a time book (1878) recording hours worked by agricultural laborers.

Organization.

Chronological.

Restrictions on access.

No restrictions. If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

None.

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

Clement (George) Papers, Mss. 1148, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

Misc.:C; M:18

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

George Clement lived with his French-speaking farming family in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. Family members included Joseph Clement, Angelina Clement (d. 1863), and Odelia (d. 1867).

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Financial papers include receipts, in French, for payments for the burials of Angelina Clement (1863) and the infant Odelia (1867), and bills for freight on coffee and flour carried by the steamer Henry Tete to Clement Landing, Lafourche Parish (1876). Legal papers include a court summons issued to George Clement by E. E. LeBlanc, Deputy Clerk (1866), and a proposition, in French, submitted to G. J. Clement and Henry Thibodaux by Clotain Bernard, S. Dugas, J. B. Mire, J. Guillot, V. E. Bernard, L. Bernard, and E. Morvant (undated).

Personal papers include a prayer for mercy during a cholera epidemic (undated), remedies, some in French, for dysentery and rheumatism, formulas for making an ointment and a tonic, recipes for cakes, biscuits, bread, and green tomato catsup (undated). A time book (1878) records hours worked by agricultural laborers.

INDEX TERMS

Agriculture--Louisiana--Lafourche Parish.

Cooking--Louisiana.

Farmers--Louisiana--Lafourche Parish.

Formularies.

Formulas, recipes, etc.

Lafourche Parish (La.)--History--19th century.

Materia medica--Louisiana.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Contents (with dates)

Misc.:C

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Papers, 1863-1876, undated

M:18

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1 volume: Time Book (1878)