Inoculations at Bohemia, February 22, 1791

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Title

Inoculations at Bohemia, February 22, 1791

Subject

Slaves; Diseases--Vaccination ; Preventive inoculation; Slaves-United States--Social conditions;

Description

On February 22, 1791, Fr. Francis Beeston recorded on the daybook of Bohemia Planation that 20 enslaved people were inoculated by Dr. William Matthews.

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1791-02-22

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA299

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Text

22| Twenty of my Negro’s inoculated by Doctor Wm. Matthews-
Vizt. Bill, Barny, Stephen, Kate, Dick, Suke, Charles, Jack, Henny, Lucy, Fanny, Jenny, Dennis, James, Patrick (Jenny’s), Amilia, Nelly, John, Joseph (Nelly’s), Ralph (Nelly’s), - N.B.
That others might not take the infection; I sent a part of Those, who were inoculated, to the Quarter near Warwick: & the rest to the Quarter at St. Inigo’s.

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Citation

Maryland Province Collection , “Inoculations at Bohemia, February 22, 1791,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 20, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/326.

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