The sale of Dina, Jacob, and Jemima for tools and a gray mare, 1792

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Title

The sale of Dina, Jacob, and Jemima for tools and a gray mare, 1792

Subject

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

Description

In 1792, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registered the sale of three enslaved persons - Dina, Jacob, and Jemima - to John Ryland in exchange for blacksmith tools, a gray mare, and 14£.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1792-02-27

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA255

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

27// Sold to John Ryland three Negroes, Vizt. Dina,Jacob, & Jemima for 50£--------------------------  50--------------
  Recd. payment as follows:  
       Smith’s tools-------------------- £17”1”3
       A gray mare ---------------------  18”0”0
       Cash --------------------------------  14” 18” 9
    50

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The sale of Dina, Jacob, and Jemima for tools and a gray mare, 1792,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/279.

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