The Georgetown Slavery Archive is a repository of materials relating to the Maryland Jesuits, Georgetown University, and slavery. This project was initiated by the Archives Subgroup of the Georgetown University Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation.

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The hire of free and enslaved men at Bohemia Plantation, 1790


In this account record from 1790, Fr. Francis Beeston registered the hire of five men for the harvest: two free men of color, an enslaved man and two…

Winter clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, 1795-1796


In 1795 and 1796, Rev. Jean Tessier, a French Sulpician priest residing at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil County, registered the distribution of winter…

Distribution of shoes at Bohemia Plantation, 1792


In 1792, Fr. Francis Beeston recorded the distribution of one pair of shoes each to thirty-two enslaved persons at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil…

"The Yearly Allowance of Clothes" at Bohemia, c. 1790


In 1790, Fr. Francis Beeston from Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, recorded the allowance of clothes for enslaved persons at the…

Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1798


Rev. Ambrose Maréchal listed the names of the enslaved and free people of color at Bohemia Plantation in 1798. This list of individuals includes 13…