Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Slaves Advertised for Sale during 1827 Probate Proceedings

As a contribution to the Slave Name Roll Project, I have recovered the names of the following individuals, who were listed for sale in the Louisiana Advertiser of September 10, 1827.

Court of Probate—Sale by the Register of Wills—On Tuesday, September 11, 1827, at 12 o'clock, I shall expose for sale at the New Exchange Coffee House, the following slaves belonging to the estate of the late Antoine Marigny d'Auterive, to wit—

Antoine, a negro aged about 45 years;

Jean, do 70;

Magloire, do 55;

Edward, negro boy, do 14;

Euphrosine, negro girl, do 13;

Joseph, negro man, do 40;

Lindor, do, blind, do 30;

Francoise, negro woman, do 40, addicted to drinking.

Terms—6 and 12 months credit, in approved endorsed notes, with special mortgage.

By order of the Court.

august 13            Martin Blache, Register.

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