Distribution of shoes at Bohemia Plantation, 1792

Dublin Core

Title

Distribution of shoes at Bohemia Plantation, 1792

Subject

Footwear; Slave labor; Slaves--United States--Social conditions; Master and Servant ; Jesuits-Missions.

Description

In 1792, Fr. Francis Beeston recorded the distribution of one pair of shoes each to thirty-two enslaved persons at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil County. According to Fr. Beeston's rules, every adult was to receive one pair of shoes per year.

The Federal Census return for 1790 recorded 49 enslaved persons in Beeston's household at Bohemia Plantation.

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1792

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA307

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

  Shoes Pair
  1792.+  
AugtOctr Betty------------------- 1
  Isaac -------------------- 1
  Ned ---------------------- 1
  Stephen ----------------- 1
  Ralph Junr 1
  Jack 1
  Joe (Nelly’s) 1
  Patrick 1
  Betsy 1
  Barny 1
  Ralph Senr 1
  Sam 1
  Chims 1
  Peter 1
  Bob 1
Novr Jem 1
  Kate 1
  Poll 1
  Moll 1
  Henny 1
  Phillis (Pru’s) 1
  Phillis (Nelly’s) 1
  Joe (Pru’s) 1
  Dick 1
  Ralph (Nelly’s) 1
  Paddy 1
  Suke 1
  Jenny 1
Dec.r Nanny 1
  Charles 1
  Rachel 1
  Mary 1

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Collection , “Distribution of shoes at Bohemia Plantation, 1792,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 15, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/335.

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