Mortgages on enslaved persons, undated (1840s)

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Title

Mortgages on enslaved persons, undated (1840s)

Subject

Slaves--Maryland; Slave trade--United States; Slavery--Economic aspects--United States

Description

An undated list of "negroes" mortgaged to the Bank of Louisiana, the Citizens' Bank of Louisiana, and the Union Bank.

According to other documents, the Bank of Louisiana mortgage was contracted on March 12, 1841, and the Union Bank mortgage on March 8, 1843.

Enslaved people identified in this document are: John (22), William (21), Tom (27), Augusty (18), Henry (18), Susan (17), Hilary (25), Claim (28), Ann (23), Jane (18), George (40), Jenny (44), Peter (50), Ann (25), John (20), Henry (22), Ann Eliza (13), Stephen (12), Josephine (7), Maclall (4), Gabriel (4), Peter (3), and three unnamed children.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

Undated, ca. 1840s

Contributor

Tom Foley, Elsa Barraza Mendoza, Adam Rothman

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA429

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Will you give a better description of the property in Bayou Fordoche

A better description of the Maringuin property – adjoins below the lands of Jesse Batey & above the lands of A. Hodge

   
Negroes mortgaged to Bank of La. Mortgaged to Union Bank
John aged 22 [?] the same 17 slaves mortgaged to Citizens' Bank
William – 21
Tom – 27 [?] – 14 other slaves: -
Augusty -18- George -40-
Henry – 18 Jenny -44-
Susan -17   Peter -30-
Hilary – 25 Ann – 25- & 2 children
Claim – 28 John -20-
Ann – 23 & child one year Henry -22-
Jane-18 do – 6 months Ann Eliza -13-
  Stephen -12-
  Josephine 7-
  Maclall?
  Gabriel -4-
  Peter -3-
  And 2 children

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “Mortgages on enslaved persons, undated (1840s),” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 6, 2020, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/434.