Sale of Henny from Bohemia, April 1796

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Title

Sale of Henny from Bohemia, April 1796

Subject

Slavery; Slave-Sale; Slave Trade; Slave women; Jesuits--History--18th century

Description

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£.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1796-04

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA228

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

19- Sold a negro woman named Henny, sick   -------15

and ran away

Original Format

Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “Sale of Henny from Bohemia, April 1796,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed May 21, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/248.

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