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Cade Family Records

Collection 334

Cade Family. Records, 1860–1890s, 1930

1 volume, 3 folders

This ledger contains accounts for Bellevue Plantation, c. 1860 - 1895. The plantation was located in the Youngsville area of Lafayette Parish. Martha Morse Cade (1816? - 1897) was the widow of Robert Cade. There is also a contract between Mrs. Cade and freedmen (1870); a 1930 land sale by William Cade, and a scan of a photo of Bellevue Plantation.

This material was donated by Alan and Brenda Broussard. Originally photocopies of the ledger and some accompanying documents were donated by Mr. Broussard. Later the original material was donated.


vol. 1 plantation ledger, 1860-1895 [94 pp. have writing on them]
1-01 other documents: prices of goods and groceries, 1862; Agreement with freedmen, 7 Feb. 1870; scan of photograph of Bellevue Plantation, n.d.
1-02 photocopy of ledger
1-03 other documents: entries related to estate of R[obert] Cade, 1860; land holdings of Cade family, 1876; miscellaneous financial statements; 1860, 1866, 1872 [photocopies]