Scope and Contents: This collection contains personal documents, such as letters, receipts, and sales contracts, for the Roman family. There are many personal documents for Henry Roman and Jacques Telesphore Roman, as well as slave sales for the Roman family. Jacques Telesphore Roman was the owner of Oak Alley Plantation in St. James Parish. The collection contains letters written to Thérèse Roman and Henry, or Henri, Roman. Most of the documents in this collection are written in French with translations found in folders throughout the collection.