Records of the slave ship Margaret out of London, which transported more than 100 captive Africans from Bunce Island to Annapolis in 1718. (Click here for a map of these key locations.)The vessel was owned by Samuel Bonham of London, and captained by…
In 1798, an enslaved woman was bought by the Jesuits of St. Thomas Manor for 145 pounds of pork and $31.61. Her previous owner was a Mrs. Hope. The transaction does not record the name of the woman who was purchased.
An account book from Newtown includes this transaction between Jesuit plantations in 1816. Br. Joseph Mobberly purchased from Newtown a pair of shoes for James, an enslaved man who was the groom of the stud horse kept at St. Inigoes.
An account book from Newtown includes this record of the diverse payment methods used by the Jesuits to furnish their slaves with shoes. Some of these payment methods included cash as well as an exchange of whiskey for a pair of shoes.