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John Mills

Collection 6

Mills, John (    -    ). Collection, 1772-1944

2.5 inches

This collection contains legal documents from the Opelousas Post at Opelousas, Louisiana (1772-1812) and clippings, broadsides and circulars on Louisiana politics, especially the 1932 election.

Donated by John Mills of Opelousas, Louisiana.

Series:

A. Legal Documents, 1772-1812 1-01 through 1-05
B Political Broadsides, Circulars, Clippings, etc., 1930-1944 1-06 through 1-14

Inventory:

A. Legal Documents
1-01 1772: September 20: Marcantelle and Pain, cattle contract
1-02 1773: March 8, March 17: Petition of Baptiste Guillory et al. to Commandant Fusillier de la Claire, regarding estate of their mother (2 documents)
1-03 1773: September 16: Sale of land by Joseph Fontenau to Baptiste Guillory
1772: September __: Lin [?] to Marcantelle, cattle contract
1772: September 20: Daniel Pain and Marcantel, cattle contract
1774: October 3: Francois Rivard to Joseph Guinard, land sale
1-04 1783: October 1: inventory of the estate of Fr. Louis Marie Grumeau
1-05 1812: April 3: Elizabeth Hoggart to John Andrus [?], sale of slave
       
B. Political Broadsides, Circulars, Clippings, etc.
1-06 1930-1931 clippings
1-07 1932 Dudley LeBlanc's campaign for governor
1-08 1932 newspaper article about 1932 campaign
1-09 1932 Dudley LeBlanc's campaign for Public Service Commission; general election
1-10 1932 broadsides and circulars
      pro-Long and friends
      anti-Long
1-11 1933-1935 broadsides and circulars
      Huey P. Long
      O. K. Allen
      Share the Wealth Plan
1-12 1936 Times-Picayune, 4 Jan. 1936, 1 section
1-13 1939, 1941  
    broadside: Volunteer Guardians of Clean Government (St. Landry Parish)
    newspaper: Farmer's Friend, January [1941]
      anti-Sam Jones
1-14 1944 National Political Campaign of 1944, Part 2:
      Democratic National Convention