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'Grandpa's Scrap Book'
"Grandpa's Scrap Book"
This tells about the family of Rev. Thomas Browne, whose daughter Abigail married Hugh McLellan. Courtesy Brenda Pajor, McLellan family researcher. This is S236.  
 
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'Hugh McLellan's Family Line'
"Hugh McLellan's Family Line"
This is S235; it cites no sources, but describes the line from Bryce through Capt. Joseph McLellan to Maj. Hugh McLellan. Because there are no sources I regard it as less authoritative, but I believe that the author, William Barry, is associated with the McLellan-Sweat house.  
 
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'Portland--Old and New'
"Portland--Old and New"
This is the text of an article on Bryce McLellan's house in Portland, Maine, which he built in 1731. It also includes information about his family and the area.  
 
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At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
 
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1870 census, Alcine & Josephine Wiltz
1870 census, Alcine & Josephine Wiltz
The writing here is confusing, since the "0" is made with two strokes, and the writer uses an elaborate capital "L." "Elcini" should be Alcine. 
 
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<em>New Orleans Daily Creole</em>, 25 October 1856
New Orleans Daily Creole, 25 October 1856
This snippet announces the opening of Jean Couret's bar & cafe the Ruby. 
 
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<em>Weekly Advocate</em> (New Orleans), 26 Apr 1855
Weekly Advocate (New Orleans), 26 Apr 1855
This note tells about a setback that occurred before Jean Couret could open the Ruby. 
 
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A von Rosenberg Divorce!
A von Rosenberg Divorce!
This document, by Alma Julie von Rosenberg, describes the children of Otto von Rosenberg (1766-1817) whom she was surprised to find, on reading the Froelich Book, had been divorced twice.  
 
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Affadavit re: Hal Mannen's birthdate
Affadavit re: Hal Mannen's birthdate
This affadavit by his sister May Mannen testifies to Hal's birthdate; the occasion which required it is unclear. 
 
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Bryce McLellan's house in Portland
Bryce McLellan's house in Portland
This newspaper article describes Bryce McLellan's house, which is apparently the oldest house in Portland, Maine. 
 
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Death on the 'Virtue'
Death on the "Virtue"
This article describes the events around the death of CSA Maj. Jean Baptiste Prados on a mission in 1863. 
 
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Dr. Henry C. Levensaler at Fredericksburg
Dr. Henry C. Levensaler at Fredericksburg
This report by the commander of the 19th Maine, Col. Sewall, mentions Dr. Levensaler's service at the Battle of Fredericksburg (Dec. 1862). It is taken from the Compilation of Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, series 1, vol. 21. The end of the report at the top of the page, by his brigade commander Gen. Sully, mentions that this was the first action the 19th Maine had seen during the war. It was a brutal defeat for the Union. 
 
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Henry C. Levensaler brevet promotion
Henry C. Levensaler brevet promotion
This document, a page from the Senate's proceedings, indicates when Dr. Henry Levensaler was brevetted to Lt. Col. in 1866, after the war. 
 
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House Resolution 485 for Dr. Philip Lansdale
House Resolution 485 for Dr. Philip Lansdale
I do not yet know the full story behind this bill, in case anyone can help. It is for service about the ship "John Adams" just before the Civil War. Similar acts are S. 392, and S. 370. 
 
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Invitation to Hall/Kennedy wedding
Invitation to Hall/Kennedy wedding
Laura Hall and Walter Kennedy were married on Tuesday, December 7th, at 10:00 AM in St. James Church. The year, unfortunately, is not included here. 
 
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Land Patent by Waters F.G. Lansdale
Land Patent by Waters F.G. Lansdale
A land patent is a transfer of federal land to an individual. Waters Lansdale patented this land in Adair Co., Missouri in 1857. 
 
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Land patent for 40 acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
Land patent for 40 acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
This is a land patent for 40 acres, one of 6 patented by Richard Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt Lansdale in September of 1844. 
 
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Land patent for 40 acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
Land patent for 40 acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
This is the sixth of 6 patents for land in Lucas Co., Ohio by Richard Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt Lansdale in September of 1844. 
 
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Land patent for 41+ acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
Land patent for 41+ acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
This is the fourth of 6 patents for land in Lucas Co., Ohio by Richard Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt Lansdale in September of 1844. 
 
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Land patent for 41+ acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
Land patent for 41+ acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
This is the fifth of 6 land patents filed by Richard Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt Lansdale in September of 1844.  
 
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Land patent for 49+ acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
Land patent for 49+ acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
This is the third of 6 patents for land in Lucas Co., Ohio filed by Richard Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt Lansdale in September of 1844. 
 
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Land patent for 49+acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
Land patent for 49+acres in Lucas Co., Ohio in 1844
This is the second of 6 patents for land in Lucas Co., Ohio filed by Richard Hyatt and Alpheus Hyatt Lansdale in September of 1844. 
 
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Land Patent in Indiana to Richard Hyatt Lansdale, 1837
Land Patent in Indiana to Richard Hyatt Lansdale, 1837
A Land patent is a transfer of federal land to an individual. Richard H. Lansdale, as his biography shows, worked his way through several states over a decade or so. This is evidence of his presence in Kosciusko Co., Indiana in 1837. 
 
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Land Patent to Isaac J. Lansdale, Adair Co., Missouri in 1854
Land Patent to Isaac J. Lansdale, Adair Co., Missouri in 1854
A land patent is a transfer of federal land to an individual. This was made to Isaac Lansdale just a few years before a similar grant in the same township was made to his father.  
 
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Letterhead for R.D. Pitard Hardware
Letterhead for R.D. Pitard Hardware
There were two locations for Pitard Hardware; this one was on Dauphine St., with Richmond Daniel Pitard's name. James Ford, the secretary, could be related to his wife Alice Ford. 
 
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McLellanville
McLellanville
This is a reprint of an article originally published between 1890 and 1895 describing the McLellan shipyards run by the McLellans on the south bank of the Mississippi in New Orleans. Pictured are William H.P. McLellan (d. 1895) and two of his sons, Alden and Orris. "Azeal" in the body of the article must mean "Asahel," the other living brother. This is taken from "Old Algiers" by Richard Remy Dixon, page 57.  
 
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Obit. for Caroline Maupay Druilhet, d. 21 Sept. 1853
Obit. for Caroline Maupay Druilhet, d. 21 Sept. 1853
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 22 Sept. 1883. 
 
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Obit. for Edward Maupay, d. 15 July 1859
Obit. for Edward Maupay, d. 15 July 1859
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 16 July 1859. 
 
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Obit. for Emilie (LaCoste) Hacker, d. 13 Feb. 1866.
Obit. for Emilie (LaCoste) Hacker, d. 13 Feb. 1866.
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 14 Feb. 1866. 
 
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Obit. for John B. Couret, d. 2 May 1887.
Obit. for John B. Couret, d. 2 May 1887.
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 3 May 1887. 
 
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Obit. for Thomas Couret, d. 6 Oct. 1870 in France
Obit. for Thomas Couret, d. 6 Oct. 1870 in France
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 30 Oct. 1870. 
 
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Obituary for Abner Wimberly (d. 1858)
Obituary for Abner Wimberly (d. 1858)
This was preserved in the Allen Strain family bible. 
 
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Obituary for Allen Strain (d. 1858)
Obituary for Allen Strain (d. 1858)
This has been preserved in his family bible. 
 
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Obituary for Corinne Pitard, d. 16 Apr. 1880, aged 11 mos.
Obituary for Corinne Pitard, d. 16 Apr. 1880, aged 11 mos.
Published 17 Apr. 1880 in The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans 
 
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Obituary for Leonora McLellan (d. 1880)
Obituary for Leonora McLellan (d. 1880)
She was 2 when she died; this was found in a scrapbook kept by Asahel McLellan, her brother.  
 
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Obituary for Louis Francois Pitard, d. 26 April 1830
Obituary for Louis Francois Pitard, d. 26 April 1830
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 29 April 1830. 
 
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Obituary for Thomas Couret, d. 17 Nov. 1882.
Obituary for Thomas Couret, d. 17 Nov. 1882.
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on on 18 Nov. 1882. 
 
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Obituary notice for Bertrand Couret, d. 31 Aug. 1855
Obituary notice for Bertrand Couret, d. 31 Aug. 1855
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 1 Sept. 1855. 
 
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Obituary notice for Jacques DeGrange, d. 4 Oct. 1861
Obituary notice for Jacques DeGrange, d. 4 Oct. 1861
The obit. appeared in the The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans on 5 Oct. 1861 
 
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Query from the OR on the Prados murder
Query from the OR on the Prados murder
The memo at the bottom of this page is a note from Gen. Nathaniel Banks inquiring after the murders of Majors Prados and Bauduc on the Virtue. This is taken from the Compilation of Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, series II, vol. 5. 
 
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Stephen McLellan family
Stephen McLellan family
This is a page from vol. 7 of "Maine Families in 1790" (S234) about Stephen McLellan and his family. Copy courtesy Brenda Pajor, McLellan family researcher.  
 
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William McLellan and his brig the 'Boxer'
William McLellan and his brig the "Boxer"
An article on William McLellan's War of 1812 exploits in the brig "Boxer."