African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slave bills of sale; Slaves; Slaveholders; Banks and banking; Mortgages; Bevin, Pierre; Duplessis, Francis; Dutton, John; Mazureau, Adolphe; Petit, Louis; West, John K.;
Special mortgage taken by Francis (Francois) Duplessis (b. 1786 in New Orleans) on twenty two slaves. This mortgage, held by the Union Bank of Louisiana, replaces a previous mortgage on thirty one slaves.
African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Property; Stover, William B. (William Bradford), 1782-1850
Appraisal of the estate of William Bradford Stover (b. 24 June 1782 in S. C., d. 11 Nov. 1850 in Wilcox, Co., Alabama). Inventory of property includes 41 slaves, livestock, equipment, tools, furnishings, and other effects.
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