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…
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.
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£.
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.
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.