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MPAB29F02.pdf
This undated census from the late eighteenth century records the names of enslaved children "unable to work," as well as the names of superannuated slaves. The document divides the names by family groups. These are recorded along with an inventory…

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…

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£.

GAMMS24b1f1p21-22.pdf
In a diary entry from 1820, Br. Joseph Mobberly offers an account of the whipping of Sucky, an enslaved woman who was punished as a child because she witnessed the self-flagellation of an unnamed priest from St. Inigo's Mission. For another…

MPAb70f4i4.pdf
In a letter from 1848, Fr. Steinbacher complains about the state of the Newtown mission and the behavior of its inhabitants, including the slaves and hired laborers of the mission.
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