[Bill of Sale of a Slave Named Adam (or Tircis), December 15, 1859]

Description:

Bill of sale witnessed by notary Selim Wagner, containing details of the sale of a slave named Adam or Tircis. Adam was sold for $1,225 by auctioneer for the estate of the deceased Pierre Riviere of New Orleans as directed by his executor, Nicolas Tourne. The buyer was Lucretia Van Woert of Sabine Pass, Texas, though her husband, Theodore Gripon, accepted on her behalf.

Creator(s): New Orleans (La.)
Location(s):
Creation Date: December 15, 1859
Partner(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Usage:
Total Uses: 99
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 15, 1859
Coverage:
Place
United States - Louisiana - Orleans Parish - New Orleans
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
Slavery and Antebellum Texas Culture, 1821-1865
From December 14, 1859 to December 15, 1859
Description:

Bill of sale witnessed by notary Selim Wagner, containing details of the sale of a slave named Adam or Tircis. Adam was sold for $1,225 by auctioneer for the estate of the deceased Pierre Riviere of New Orleans as directed by his executor, Nicolas Tourne. The buyer was Lucretia Van Woert of Sabine Pass, Texas, though her husband, Theodore Gripon, accepted on her behalf.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 35 x 44 cm., folded to 35 x 22 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): bills of sale | notaries
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MGC_1966-0349-01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth221845
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text