Winter clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, 1795-1796

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Title

Winter clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, 1795-1796

Subject

Slavery; Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Clothes; Jesuits-History-18th century

Description

In 1795 and 1796, Rev. Jean Tessier, a French Sulpician priest residing at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil County, registered the distribution of winter clothes for eleven enslaved persons.

At Bohemia, each enslaved person had a limited clothing allowance and access to blankets only "when necessary."

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1795-1796

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA308

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Winter Cloaths.

1795
Dec. Patt- A pair of Trousers
        Dick.--------------------
        Old Ralph
        Barney
        Davis
        Dennys... a pair of trousers

1796
Febr. Old Betty
        Betsy
        Suke
        Patt. a jacket
        Jack
        Little Jack{
        Biddy.      {Jacket & Petticoat.

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Citation

Maryland Province Collection, “Winter clothes for the enslaved at Bohemia, 1795-1796,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/336.

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