Mortgage (R5.195)

Book your visit online now.   During the coming months, we anticipate a higher volume of visitors and admissions with the "Big House" exhibit do sell out so we encourage you to book online and early.   (Admissions without the "Big House" exhibit do not sell out).  

To book your visit online, please click the BOOK NOW button below or click HERE.  Once you book your visit, please check your email to review important information to know before you arrive. We look forward to welcoming you. 

Mortgage (R5.195)

Transaction Date: 
Summary of transaction: 
On November 3, 1836, Jacques Telesphore Roman originally mortgaged 105 enslaved people to the Citizen's Bank of Louisiana in exchange for 156,000 piasters (1,560 shares). Jacques transferred the mortgage to Valcour. This document denotes the change in the mortgage. Due to amendments made in the bank's charter, the number of shares were reduced to 1,165.
Reference source: 
New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 18 act 603


All people        All transactions       All References


sl/o- slaveowner