Description: Some documents pertaining to or alleged to pertain to French pirate and privateer Jean Laffite were among the collection possessed by John A. Laffite and others were collected by Price Daniel. This series consists of documents signed by or pertaining to Jean Laffite involving his piracy/privateering activities and his communications with government or military officials, and legal documents pertaining to land claims by Laffite family members. Materials consist of original and photocopied items and date 1806-1836, 1920, and undated. Included is an 1806 division charter outlining portions of spoils to be distributed among ship's officers and crew, signed by Jean Laffite.
Citation information: (Identify the item), Government and other official documents, Jean Laffite collection. Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.