The book also describes his wanton murder and the trials of the man who shot him.
After Hurricane Katrina, the fanlike pile of sand, mud, and silt that formed near a breached levee was unique in the urban environment of New Orleans.
This book published by the LSU Press is an absorbing account of the rise of a slave to freedom, business success, and high community standing in Natchez - all before 1850.In his diary, letters, and business records, the remarkable William Johnson portrays his family life, recreations, and his friendships with people of both races.In this richly detailed encyclopedia, readers will find vivid, scholarly accounts of all major storm systems ever recorded.Over 200 entries cover hurricanes in science, history and culture, and folklore, including how storms have appeared in literature, music, and the visual arts.Mapping Texas and the Gulf Coast The Contributions of Saint-Denis, Oliván and Le Maire by Jack Jackson, Robert S.
Weddle and Winston De Ville with a Foreword by Jay Higginbotham [author of Fort Maurepas & Old Mobile] - [NEW - softcover published at .00] Price: .95Note: This invaluable book provides the history of the period [1714-1717] as well as the maps.
A-Z bios of leading figures in Louisiana History, past and present.
Published by The Louisiana Historical Association in cooperation with The Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana - Lafayette Chapter Ten is especially valuable because it is a memoir written in 1840 by Judge Thomas C.
Nicholls, son of Edard Church Nicholls, first Civil Commandant and United States Judge of County of Attakapas of his trip in 1805 from Baltimore to New Orleans and a journey through the bayous and lakes to the Attakapas country.
Colonial scholar and political leader, Cadwallader Colden was among the most learned American men of his time, and his history of the Iroquois tribes makes fascinating reading.
The text is reprinted (with few changes other than romanization of much of the italics, omission of beginning quotation marks except at the opening of a quoted sentence or paragraph, and the correction of some obvious typographical errors) from the 1866 reprinting of the 1727 edition of Part l and from the 1747 edition of Part 11. She was the half-sister of David Weeks who built The Shadows-On-The-Teche and a half, great-grandaunt of Weeks Hall, the last Master of The Shadows . Appendix II has a copy of the Inventory in her Succession. For nearly fifty years (from 1797 to 1846), she lived on a plantation near Bayou Sara in Louisiana's West Feliciana Parish.