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MPAB49F1SUM.pdf
On June 8, 1761, Fr. John Lewis from Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, purchased summer clothes for 5 enslaved persons.

MPAB49F1CHR.pdf
This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records the purchase of an enslaved man named Charles for £30 from William Jemains.

MPAB49F1TM.pdf
This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records the purchase of an enslaved man named Tom for £54.17 in April 1756. His previous owner was Mr. William Hall.

CRCC8,6,1833.pdf
In this meeting from 1833, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen approved the sale of slaves from Bohemia plantation. According to the Bohemia ledger of 1790-1871 at least five people were sold in this period.

MPAB49F3SaleRBT.pdf
This account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of William for 75£. As payment, the plantation received a bond worth 62£.

MPAB49F3Henny.pdf
In 1796, the priests at Bohemia plantation sold Henny, an enslaved woman who was sick and had run away. They noted that her price was 15£.

MPAb23f10i000.pdf
In this meeting from 1799, the Corporation approved two measures concerning their slaves in the Bohemia plantation: the loan of Jack and Peg to the Seminary at Baltimore and the sale of Kate and her two children.

GAMMS24B1F1P111-115.pdf
Br. Joseph Mobberly describes a remarkable episode in which Fr. John Henry, the manager of the Jesuits' Bohemia farm, sold five enslaved people to a neighbor who was involved in the slave trade to Louisiana. The slaves, whom Mobberly does not…

MPAb57.5f15i8.pdf
Archbishop Carroll writes to Francis Neale in 1815 about the administration of the missions. The letter includes the disposal of a slave family from the Bohemia estate and unauthorised slave sales for life from White Marsh.

GTM119b126f04i04 Observations on Bohemia 1831.pdf
Fr. Peter Kenney SJ reports negatively on the condition of slave families at the Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Md., in 1831.
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