The Times -Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) 16 Dec 1855, Sun Page 5 Positive Sale, on account of Liquidation.
Large Sugar Plantation, Slaves, Cattle, Immense Swamp Land, &c.
By Norbert Vignie, Auctioneer. – Will be sold on SATURDAY, January 12th, 1856, at 12 o’clock. M., in the rotunda of the St. Louis Exchange:
The Sugar Plantation, with all of the improvements, cattle, &c., thereon, well known as having formerly belonged to Messrs. Toutant & Brothers, in the Parish of St. Bernard, eighteen miles from the city of New Orleans, on the Terre aux Boeufs ridge; together with Fifty Slaves, Mules, Cattle, Implements of Husbandry, &c.