The sale of Mary and her children from Bohemia, April 1793

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Title

The sale of Mary and her children from Bohemia, April 1793

Subject

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

Description

In 1793, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registers the sale of an enslaved woman named Mary and her children for £40.

A year prior to this transaction, the priests at Bohemia had purchased Mary and her family for £35.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1793-04-04

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA253

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

  (71)April + 1793+ £ S D
1793    
April 4// Sold Thos. Scott ½ bush: corn @ 4/ 2
Cod // Sold Mary & her children for £40”0”0
  Recd. payment in Cash £26”7”6
  Pat answerable for the rest £13”12”6
    40----------

Original Format

Financial Records

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The sale of Mary and her children from Bohemia, April 1793,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/277.

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