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New Orleans Slave Trade: The Cabildo

THE CABILDO SITE ACTIVE LATE 1790s–1811 Bankruptcy and probate cases were decided in the Cabildo's courtroom. When slaveholders failed to pay their debts or died without a will, their ...

THE CABILDO
SITE ACTIVE LATE 1790s–1811

Bankruptcy and probate cases
were decided in the Cabildo's
courtroom. When slaveholders
failed to pay their debts or
died without a will, their
assets—including people they
owned—were sold, often
resulting in the separation of
families and communities.

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