LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers (R17.006.48)

LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers (R17.006.48)

Transaction Date: 
1840* (estimated)
Summary of transaction: 
The folder contains the following documents: - (August 1, 1840) Receipt for: the enslaved Billy $800, 1 Blanket, 9 days in jail, passage to New Orleans, Insurance and Policy. Passage from New Orleans to home, ? in New Orleans, 5 or 6 lbs. of Plaster of Paris. Totals $875; - (March 29, 1841) Bill of sale for an enslaved man named Hyacinthe (25); Purchase price: $1,000; Vendor: Charles Dehault Delassus; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman (French); - (February 1, 1841) Bill of sale for an enslaved man named Daniel (45); Purchase price: $750; Vendor: Mark Davis; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman (French); - (June 7, 1844) Bill of sale for an enslaved woman named Berteline (21); Purchase price: $450; Vendor: Philippe Avegno; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman (French); - (July 4, 1846) Unknown receipt (French); - (July 1, 1843) Internment receipt for the enslaved man Daque; - (October 24, 1843) Internment receipt for the enslaved man Thomas; - (March 7, 1844) Internment receipt for the enslaved man Robert; - (December 21, 1846) Bill of Sale for an enslaved woman named Mary (26); Purchase price: $700; Vendor: Louis Henri Pilie; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman; - (January 20, 1848) Bill of sale for an enslaved woman named Mary (18); Purchase price: $525; Vendor: Timothy Wortham of Virginia; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman; - (February 1, 1848) Bill of sale for two enslaved men, Albert Jones (23) and Cary Jones (24); Purchase price: $1,600; Vendor: Hugh Hagan (represented by John Hagan); Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman; . - (April 25) scrap of paper in French mentioning slaves, signed by Victorin Roman;
Reference source: 
Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179: Roman Family Papers, Box 3 Folder 2