Enactments of the Seventh Legislature of the State of Louisiana

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana, in General Assembly convened, That the mulatto woman named Agtathe, about twenty-seven years old, together with her two children, Pamela, about three years and Clothilde, about one year old, belonging to F. Barriere, of the parish of St. Martin, of Attakapas, be and they are hereby dispensed with the time prescribed by law for the manumission of slaves.

   Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the owner F. Barriere, be and his is hereby duly authorized to manumit the said slaves, on his complying with all the formalities required by law, and in the same manner as if the said slaves had actually attained the age of thirty years.

   Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Euphrosine Tournier, a free woman of color, of the parish of East Baton Rouge, be and she is hereby authorized manumit Theodule, a boy of color aged about sixteen years, after the usual advertisements if no legal opposition be made.

   Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That Marie Meziere, free woman of color, of the parish of Natchitoches, be and she is hereby authorized to emancipate

her grand daughter Marie Joseph Nathalie4, after having given the notices and fulfilled all the formalities prescribed by law.

   Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That Athanas Meziere of the parish of Natchitoches be and he is hereby authorized to emancipate his three quarteroon

slaves named Joseph Marie Nat, aged twenty years, Marie Fortunat, aged twenty-one years and Marie Flavie, aged twenty years, after    

fulfilled the formalities prescribed by law.

A. B. ROMAN, Speaker of the House of Representatives

H. ?. THIBODAUX, President of the Senate

Approved Feb. 14, 826

H. JOHNSON, Governor of the State of Louisiana

   Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana in General Assembly convened, That Arnaud Lanve, be and is hereby authorised to emancipate his female Slave named Mary Therese, alias Augustine as a reward for services rendered by her to his family. Provided that his emancipation be made after the formalities prescribed by law.

   Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That Clarissa Prieto, a free woman of colour, be and she is hereby authorised to emancipate her daughter named Josephine, aged about twenty-three years after the publications required by law.

Approved February 19th, 1825