Roman Family Papers (R17.006.47)

Roman Family Papers (R17.006.47)

Transaction Date: 
1820* (estimated)
Summary of transaction: 
Folder contains the following: -August 22, 1839; Receipt of purchase for an enslaved man named Billy Lorimer; Vendor: William P. Welham, of Richmond, Virginia; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman. Purchase price: $800 -August 17 1820; Letter from A.B Roman (French) -August 4, 1829; Receipt for payment: Vendor: L.P. Fabre, Judge; Vendee: J.T Roman. $600 (French) -August 8, 1834; Legal document concerning Jacques Telesphore, Felix Grima, Felix Jean Forstall and Charles Edouard Forstall (French) -March 7, 1839; Bill of sale for the enslaved man named Warner, age 30; Vendor: Euphrasie Daspremont; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman; Purchase price: $660 -February 11, 1839 Bill of sale for the enslaved man named Madison, age 35; Vendor: David W. Patterson; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman; Purchase price: $425 -1836-1840 Invoice to Jacques Telesphore Roman *possibly for the rental of five enslaved people (no names mentioned) (French) -March 25, 1839; Bill of sale for an enslaved woman named Sarah, age 30; Vendee: Mitchell Hagerty; Vendor: Jacques Telesphore Roman; Purchase price: $500 -April 17, 1839 Bill of sale for an enslaved man named Joseph, aged 23, and Alexis, aged 20; Vendee: Victoria Deau; Vendor: Jacques Telesphore Roman; Purchase price: $1,800 (French) -July 15, 1839; Holding pen slip for an enslaved man named Baptiste; (French) -April 21, 1839; Office fee for bill of sale for Joseph and Alexis; Sum: $5 (French) -April 18, 1839; Bill of sale for an enslaved woman named Susan, labeled as a mulatto and aged 24; Vendor: Ann Bolts; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman; Purchase price: $1350
Reference source: 
Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial University, LaRC 149, Box 3 folder 1