The Jesuits of Bohemia purchase Charles, April 1761

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Title

The Jesuits of Bohemia purchase Charles, April 1761

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 Charles for £30 from William Jemains.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1761-04-27

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA246

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

April 27 1761 By Csh pd Wm. Jemains for a Negro.man
called Charles
  

30----
  By Cash for 1 Quarter Cask of Lisbon portridge      6.10--
     

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The Jesuits of Bohemia purchase Charles, April 1761,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/268.

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