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Re: John Shivers(Chavis?) of Opelousas

his name is on the Opelousas census of free mulattoes and negroes

source: Census of Opelousas, May 1792, La Papelles de Cuba(The Cuban Papers),Legajo 206.( You should be able to find this at many research libraries in Louisiana. Maybe at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette or the Louisiana State Museaum Archives in New Orleans)

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