Billy

4/6/20 

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Billy

Gender and Designation: 
Male; negro
References: 
  • R17.006.47
    • Account for Jacques Telesphore Roman, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Dated: August 14, 1840
    • "Paid for your negro boy Billy" 
    • Purchase price: $800
    • Recipient of payment*: Dr. P. Welham
    • *Unsure if recipient is the vendor of the boy or the accountant.
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