Contents and Arrangement

Certification of Mortgage for Leandre Roy, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, 1858 May 28

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Manuscript document certifying that Roy held no mortgage affecting an enslaved man of around thirty-five years old named Nat.


Materials related to the same person are grouped together. Otherwise, materials are not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History


No materials were separated during 2016 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Teresa T. Basler in 2003. Finding aid written by Teresa T. Basler in 2003.

Finding aid terminology and access terms updated by Faith Charlton in November 2016. In December 2016, materials related to the same person were grouped together and description was further enhanced by Kelly Bolding, with assistance from Fiona Bell '18. 2016 updates focused on improving description of enslaved people.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Certification of Mortgage for Leandre Roy, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana; Francis C. Brown Collection on Slavery in America, C0605, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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