Slave Bill of Sale in Iberville Parish

State of Louisiana

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center

This document concerns the sale of four slaves, two men named Thomas Thompson and Lewis Hillen valued at $1750 each and two women named Maria and Robena valued at $1550. The slaves are noted as being “free of the vices and maladies prescribed by the laws of Louisiana and to be slaves for life.” This sale took place between Walter L. Campbell, likely from New Orleans, and John H. Randolph of Bayou Goula in Iberville Parish, Louisiana.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Slave Bill of Sale in Iberville Parish
  • Creator: State of Louisiana
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Date: 04-03-1860
  • Collection: George Longe papers