The sale of Sarah and Jerry from Bohemia, 1791

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Title

The sale of Sarah and Jerry from Bohemia, 1791

Subject

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

Description

In 1791, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland recorded the sale of Sarah and Jerry for £50. Their buyer was Aitkey Pennington.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1791-01

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA249

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

14“ Sold Aitkey Pennington a Negro girl (Sarah)
& a negro boy (Jerry) for £50 payable the first
day of next August
  


50…
        
     

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The sale of Sarah and Jerry from Bohemia, 1791,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/271.

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