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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…

MPCB5F6.pdf
In this bill of sale, dated September 4, 1843, Jane E. Smith sells an enslaved man named Len to Rev. Woodley for 400 dollars. Rev. Woodley was the agent for Newtown.

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£.

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.

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.

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.

CRCC7,9,1805.pdf
In this meeting from 1805, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen approved the sale of "superfluous slaves to repay a debt of twelve hundred dollars.

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.
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