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– January 7 1863 Translation of letter (B2F1 pg.1-2) from Celina to Henri. Mentions Rosalie leaving and going to the plantation, sending her trunk with Paul Theard. Mentions the children of Deterville and talks about Thisbe talking to Therese. She has to set the table herself. (pg. 1-2); – February 25, 1863 Saturday night. Translation of letter from Celina to Henri (B2F1 pg. 4-6). Children and slaves are sick. “Make them see they are not free and must work” in regards to the slaves. Slaves have abandoned the plantation. Celina says she’ll look for them in NOLA. (pg. 3-4); – August 1863 Tuesday Morning. Translation (B2F1, pg. 7-8) of letter from Celina to Henri. She’s talking about fabric. Sydney has yellow fever. Therese is pregnant. (pg. 6-7); – May 13, 1864 Rough Translation (B2F1 pg. 11-12) letter from Grima to Henri about his calculations and what he owes to Louise and Octavie. (pg. 7);

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Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers, Box 2, F1a