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MPCBLKNBST.pdf
In this entry from Bohemia's Daybook, Fr. Francis Beeston recorded the distribution of blankets to twenty-three enslaved persons from 1787 to 1792.   The list of names possibly includes children and might suggest family relations in some cases.…

MPCDBC1801.pdf
Rev. Jean Tessier, a French Sulpician priest residing at Bohemia recorded the names of enslaved and free people of color at the plantation in 1801. This list of names includes 5 men and 16 women. Two women and one man are marked as "free." Tessier…

MPCB1F1LC.pdf
In this account record from 1790, Fr. Francis Beeston registered the hire of five men for the harvest: two free men of color, an enslaved man and two white men. The diversity of these hires reflects Maryland's mixed labor practices.

MPCB1F1WCLTH.pdf
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…

MPCB1SHOES.pdf
In 1792, Fr. Francis Beeston recorded the distribution of one pair of shoes each to thirty-two enslaved persons at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil County. According to Fr. Beeston's rules, every adult was to receive one pair of shoes per year. The…

MPCB1F1CLTHBLNK.pdf
In 1790, Fr. Francis Beeston from Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, recorded the allowance of clothes for enslaved persons at the plantation. This allowance included a winter suit and two shirts for the men, a woolen gown and a linen…

MPCB!CS1798.pdf
Rev. Ambrose Maréchal listed the names of the enslaved and free people of color at Bohemia Plantation in 1798. This list of individuals includes 13 men and 24 women. Maréchal identified the owner of 11 of these individuals, one woman is marked as "a…

mpcb1f1nbs.pdf
This account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of nine enslaved persons and the purchase of four. These transactions include infants as young as 3 weeks old, as well as an the sale of an infant to an enslaved woman who remained at…

MPCB1F1DAVY.pdf
Fr. Ambrose Maréchal, a Sulpician priest at Bohemia plantation reported on his day book that Mr. T. O'Donald, a tenant, "violently assaulted ," Old Davy, an enslaved man.

MPCB1F1RALPH.pdf
On July 1st, 1796, Fr. Ambrose Maréchal, a Sulpician priest at Bohemia plantation, registered the arrival of a letter from Fr. Sewall, who advised him "not to give to Ralph his freedom."
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