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Interstate Succession of Claude Trenonay, Planter at Pointe Coupee, Murdered by Runaway Slave on July 10, 1792. Document 1792-10-03-01, Spanish Judicial Records, Louisiana Historical Center, New Orleans Jazz Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana



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