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Henry L. Duffel commonplace book, 1843-1900.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Duffel, Henry L., fl. 1843-1855.
Collection number: 1098
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Abstract: Commonplace book, chiefly 1843-1855, of Henry L. Duffel, an Ascension Parish, La., lawyer, containing thoughts on life and society; bits of diary concerning family events, politics, and neighbors; and miscellany.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Manuscript notebook of an Ascension Parish, Louisiana, lawyer contains notes and dates of family events (chiefly 1843-1855), including a trip taken on the Mississippi River on a boat carrying a cargo of slaves.