The Jesuits of Bohemia purchase Tom, April 1756

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Title

The Jesuits of Bohemia purchase Tom, April 1756

Subject

Slavery; Slave Trade; Slave sale; Jesuits-History-18th century

Description

This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records the purchase of an enslaved man named Tom for £54.17 in April 1756. His previous owner was Mr. William Hall.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1756-04

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Relation

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA245

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Text

April 14 To Cash for 2 B. Corn & 1 Po. Of Wheat -------        9----
  To Cash for a Negroman called Tom of Mr Wm. Hall-------- 54.17----
May 21 To Cash for 15 b. Corn------  

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Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The Jesuits of Bohemia purchase Tom, April 1756,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/267.

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