Slaves at St. Joseph mission, Talbot County, Md., in 1765

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Title

Slaves at St. Joseph mission, Talbot County, Md., in 1765

Subject

Slavery--Maryland

Description

Fr. Joseph Mosely's accounts of St. Joseph in Maryland from 176-1767 includes a list of slaves that notes where they came from, when they were born, and other biographical notes. Of particular interest in the mention of Nanny, a "Guinea Negro," age 55.

Creator

Maryland Province Archive

Date

1765

Contributor

Tom Foley, Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA66

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March 18.  The Names of ye 8 Negroes, that came from ye March to St Joseph’s on in Talbot County. Maryland. 1765.

                                   Born                                        Age

1st Nanny----               Guinea Negroe,---                   55

2d. Tom---                    Jan 12, 1737----                     28

3d Frankdied ye 11th Novr 1766 Apl 9th 1737---going             28

4th Lucy---                   3d March 1753----                   12

5th Davy                      June 7th 1756---going                9

6th Nancy--                  Decr 9th 1758----                     6

7th Paul---                    March 1st 1761.---                   4

8th Henny--                  May 2d 1762----going                2

The 1st born at St Joseph’s. Of Frank

                                                                                    Parents

9th Mary.--Decr 27th. 1765--                            Tom & Frank

                                                God-Fathers, Davy & Lucy.

1771. 21 January. Lucy, Henny & Mary sent to Bohemia

Frank died ye 11th of Novr 1766 about 20 mi-nutes after 7 o’clock in ye Morning--Nell or Elianora arrived from Portobacco to St Joseph’s, 15th of Decr 1766._____

Born____ July 17th 1748__Aged_18 She was sold to Mr Frans Baker 2d Januy 1769.

David arrived from ye White Marsh to St. Joseph’s, ye 10th January 1767. Formerly Mr Neale’s Negroe at Deer Creek in Baltimore_he was born March 1743 aged_ _ 23.

25 Apr 1767 David returned to Mr Neale in Baltimore.

1767

14th Novr. Jerry came to St Joseph’s, from ye Marsh. Was marry’d to Jinny 4th Nov: 1770.

He was born 10th July. 1747---20.

Jinny born 15 January 1752.[1] 

Names, birthdates, and movements of slaves at St. Joseph's

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Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archive, “Slaves at St. Joseph mission, Talbot County, Md., in 1765,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed December 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/74.

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