The purchase of Peter and Priscilla, February 1804

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Title

The purchase of Peter and Priscilla, February 1804

Subject

Slavery; Slave Trade; Slave sale; Jesuits-History-19th century

Description

On February 15, 1804, the Jesuits purchased Peter and his wife Prisc for St. Inigoes Plantation. They paid 400 dollars for the couple.

The ledger also indicates that on the same day they paid 3.77 to apprehend a "runaway Matt."

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1804-02-15

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA376

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

February 15 To cash pd for runaway Matt …. 3.77  
  To cash pd for two by purchase of two Negroes viz Peter & his wife Prisc for St. Inigo’s plantation………..  400.0
28-  To cash paid for the woodwork of two ploughs for St. Inigos plantation  

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Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives , “The purchase of Peter and Priscilla, February 1804,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 16, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/421.