Mortgage (R5.218)

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Mortgage (R5.218)

Transaction Date: 
4/20/1839
Summary of transaction: 
Jacques Telesphore Roman and his wife, Celina Pilie Roman, owed $10,875 to the Union Bank of Louisiana. They mortgaged a sugar plantation in St. James Parish and 46 enslaved people.
Reference source: 
New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 19 act 653