Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1798

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Title

Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1798

Subject

Master and Servant; ; Slaves; Census of Population; Slave records; Free African Americans

Description

Rev. Ambrose Maréchal listed the names of the enslaved and free people of color at Bohemia Plantation in 1798. This list of individuals includes 13 men and 24 women. Maréchal identified the owner of 11 of these individuals, one woman is marked as "a free mulatto girl," and 25 have markings after their name that might indicate they were owned by the priests at Bohemia.

The Federal Census return for 1800 recorded 28 enslaved persons at Bohemia Plantation.

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1798-1799

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA305

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Black People

 
Men Women
Old Ralph +s Jenny of Mr. Loyd .s
Old Ned of Mr. Milligan . s Philis +s
Jake of Hugh Mathews . s Suky +s
Jack + Mary of Mr. Amse s.
Jacky + Isabell of Mr. O’Donald s
Charles + Sara of Dr. Mathews s.
Moses of Mr Pennington Marguerit of Mtais Beetle s.
Jack Anderson Betsy a free mulatto girl s
Bill of Dr. Mathews’ .s. Dilly of Mr. Comsell S.
Dick S.+ Susanna James s.
Barny S. + Poll +s
Dary + S. Nelly Mtiy Nowland
Barny Sarah.. Suky’s
  Suk’s Daughter
  Jakes- Wife
  Rachel. s
  Becky S of Dr. Mathews’
  Jenny S. Loyd’s
  Thomas s. Loyd’s
  Theresia S. Blake’s
  Sarah Creek s.
  Saly of J. Regnldy
  Diana s.
  Bitsy Heesth. S.

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Collection, “Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1798,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 15, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/332.

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