Transfer of Rights (R5.074)


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Transfer of Rights (R5.074)

Transaction Date: 
Summary of transaction: 
Marie Josephine Therese Celina Pilie Roman, Widow Madame Jacques Telesphore Roman, transfers her shares in the succession of her husband's estate to her son Henry Roman. This includes a sugar plantation in St. James Parish, all buildings, homes, and cabins within that property. Property in New Orleans and homes/buildings there. Also, 108 enslaved people in St. James Parish and 18 enslaved people in New Orleans.
Reference source: 
New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108