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MPAB58F17.pdf
This letter from Fr. Fenwick to Fr. Neale illustrates the Jesuits' intent to sell their slaves from Bohemia plantation for a term of years, as well as their concern to guard against the slaves being sold to slave traders known as "Georgia-men."  For…

MPAB30F3.pdf
These articles of agreement describe the terms on which Joseph, an enslaved man at Bohemia plantation, in Cecil County Maryland, was hired out by Fr. Ambrose Maréchal to James O'Donald for more than 6 years.

Fr. Maréchal resided at Bohemia from…

06:23:1795Matthews 493.pdf
On June 23, 1795, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registers part of the purchase of two enslaved persons from Dr. Matthews for more than £51. The original purchase occurred on March 10 of the same year.

02:27:1792tools.pdf
In 1792, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registered the sale of three enslaved persons - Dina, Jacob, and Jemima - to John Ryland in exchange for blacksmith tools, a gray mare, and 14£.

07:09:1792children.pdf
This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records payments to hired slaves and free people of color during the harvest season. It includes a payment for the work of two children whose mother was named as "free Nelly."

04:04:1793salemary.pdf
In 1793, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registers the sale of an enslaved woman named Mary and her children for £40. A year prior to this transaction, the priests at Bohemia had purchased Mary and her family for £35.

MPAB49F1Births.pdf
The following entries from the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registered the births and baptisms of enslaved persons along with transactions for corn, wheat, and wine. These entries provide names for godparents, payments for…

MPAB49F3MHI.pdf
In 1792, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registers the purchase of an enslaved woman named Mary and her children, Hannah and Isaac, from Samuel and John Fulton for £35.

MPAB49F3SJ.pdf
In 1791, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland recorded the sale of Sarah and Jerry for £50. Their buyer was Aitkey Pennington.

MPAB49F1SCH.pdf
In 1745, Fr. Thomas Poulton, SJ began a preparatory school at Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland. This account entry from 1746 shows Mr. Wyatt, the schoolmaster, paying Jack and Ben, two enslaved men on the plantation.

John Carroll,…
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