P.E. Jennings letter, 1858 August 25

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Creator:Jennings, P. E
Title:P.E. Jennings letter, 1858 August 25

Letter written to Edward Gay from Mayor P.E. Jennings that informs him several slaves were found drunk and gambling at the house of a free African-American woman. Jennings also comments that the Plaquemine council has banned all free African Americans who do not own property, so Gay must make arrangements for the freed slaves of Col. Hynes living in the city.

Subjects:Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889 | Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemine | Slaves--Louisiana--Plaquemine--Social life and customs | free people of color
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
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Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295


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Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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