Reimbursement and prison fees for enslaved persons sold from Bohemia, August 1818.

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Title

Reimbursement and prison fees for enslaved persons sold from Bohemia, August 1818.

Subject

Slaves--Maryland; Slave trade--United States;

Description

In 1818, Fr. John Henry, the manager of the Jesuits' Bohemia farm sold five enslaved people to a neighbor involved in the interstate slave trade. However, a Methodist judge put the enslaved men in jail to prevent them from being illegally transported out of Maryland.

This entry from an account book dated August 1818 records the $300 the Jesuits reimbursed their neighbor and the prison fees incurred in taking the five enslaved persons out of prison.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1818-08

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA387

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Text

By cash paid expenses of negroes sold by Fr. Henry at Bohemia. Prison fees &tc Omitted Augt 1818 ----------------} 300.00

Original Format

Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives , “Reimbursement and prison fees for enslaved persons sold from Bohemia, August 1818. ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 16, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/427.