Slave bill of sale

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Slave bill of sale

LARTIGUE, Roberjot

Regular price $200.00 Sale

Roberjot Lartigue has been described as "a former creole colonist from Saint-Domingue ... now a French agent and commissioner in St. Thomas" [1805]. (Deborah Jensen, Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution, Liverpool University Press, 2011).

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1798
  • Place Published: Port au Prince [Haiti]
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    One 20 cm leaf written handwritten in ink one side only. Creases where folded. Text translated into English reads: "I declare having sold and ___ to Monsieur Grandidier the little negro of ___ named Jean Baptiste creole aged eight years, for the sum of eight hundred livres to be paid me in cash in Port au Prince, the 3rd of March 1798. Roberjot Lartigue."

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