Fr. Ambrose Maréchal is advised not to give Ralph his freedom, July 1796

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Title

Fr. Ambrose Maréchal is advised not to give Ralph his freedom, July 1796

Subject

Slave labor; Master and Servant ; Slaves--Manumission; Jesuits--History-- 18th century

Description

On July 1st, 1796, Fr. Ambrose Maréchal, a Sulpician priest at Bohemia plantation, registered the arrival of a letter from Fr. Sewall, who advised him "not to give to Ralph his freedom."

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1796-07-01

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA301

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1796
July

1st. Granted to Davis, Dick, and Pady leave to go harvesting. Recivd a letter from Mr. Swall by whichh advisedm not give to Ralph his freedom. Very warm.

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Collection , “Fr. Ambrose Maréchal is advised not to give Ralph his freedom, July 1796 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 15, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/328.

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