Summer clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, June 1761

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Title

Summer clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, June 1761

Subject

Slavery; Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Clothes; Jesuits-History-18th century

Description

On June 8, 1761, Fr. John Lewis from Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, purchased summer clothes for 5 enslaved persons.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1761-06

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA247

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

18 By Cash to Ths. Savin Subsheriff for ……….   
  By Cash to J. Schaw in part for summer clothes
for 5 Negroes
    

5.15
     

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “Summer clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, June 1761,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/269.

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