Tortured Slaves

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Delphine La Laurie - 1834 Fire
... social class at the time, maintained several black slaves in slave quarters attached to the Royal Street mansion ... Accounts of Delphine LaLaurie's treatments of her slaves between 1831 and 1834 are mixed ... residents during her 1836 visit, claimed LaLaurie's slaves were observed to be "singularly haggard and wretched" however, in public appearances LaLaurie was seen to be ...

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