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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.

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.

GTM119b66f03i06 Grivel to Lancaster 1838-11-06.pdf
In November 1838, as the remaining members of the Maryland Jesuit slave community were being shipped to Louisiana, Fr. Grivel wrote a letter to Fr. Lancaster with a glimpse of the proceedings at White Marsh.

Among other things, Fr. Grivel…

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.

MPAb64f3i10.pdf
In this letter from 1831, Father Joseph Carbery writes about the marriage Liddy, an enslaved woman from St. Inigoes, and the relocation of Lewis, a blacksmith "who never liked to live in the country."

GTM119b41f01 Carroll day book 12.pdf
James Carroll records the names of his slaves in his daybook in 1715. Carroll would bequeath his land and slaves to George Thorold, a Jesuit, in 1729. Carroll's slaves became the nucleus of the Maryland Jesuit slave community at White Marsh.

GTM119b67f10i05ab Grivel to Lancaster 1840-05-30.pdf
In this letter from Fr. Fidel Grivel to Fr. Charles Lancaster dated May 30, 1840, Grivel includes a brief report on the condition of the Jesuit slaves who were sold to Louisiana. He noted that Henry Johnson said he would build a chapel for "our…

Slaves at St Joseph 1765 from GTM119b49f02i01.pdf
Fr. Joseph Mosely's accounts of St. Joseph in Maryland from 1765 to 1767 includes a list of slaves that notes where they came from, when they were born, and other biographical notes. Of particular interest in the mention of Nanny, a "Guinea Negro,"…

Names of slaves to be sold in 1838-39 GTM119b04of112wo.i01.pdf
This is the original list of slaves from the Jesuit plantations compiled in preparation for the sale in 1838. It lists the slaves by name according to plantation where they lived, identifies family groups, and records which ship (1, 2, or 3) they…

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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