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MPA49F3SLPM1832.pdf
On February 2, 1832, the Jesuits at Bohemia plantation sold Phillis, a 54-year old woman and Mary, a 9 year-old child for $80.50. They were sold to William and Joseph Cradock, a pair of tenants from the plantation. At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits…

MPAB49F3J23J1832.pdf
On January 23, 1832, Br. Heard, the manager at Bohemia plantation, registered the sale of Jery, an enslaved child. The Jesuits sold Jery to Alfred B. Thomas for $150. At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits approved Jery's sale, as well as the sales of…

MPAB49F3SLJ1832.pdf
On February 5, 1832, Br. Heard registered the sale of James, an enslaved man from Bohemia Plantation. He was sold to David Mackey for $250 with the condition that he would be free after 10 years.As a corporate body, the Jesuits approved James' sale,…

MPAB49F3SJCB1836.pdf
This 1832 account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of Jacob for $250. He was sold to Jacob Caulk for a term of 9 years and 6 months, after which he was to be free. At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits approved Jacob's sale, as well as the…

MPAB49F3H1836D.pdf
In 1836, Br. Heard, a temporal coadjutor and manager of Bohemia plantation hired Dick from his mother, Amelia Lilly. Dick's yearly wages were 25.00 for his work on the farm and the contract included his clothes for the year.

Dick was probably…

MPCWC1795TS.pdf
In 1795, Rev. Jean Tessier, a French Sulpician priest residing at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil County, registered the order of winter clothes for four enslaved persons, who received pants, frock, and a jacket. The enslaved were Ralph, Barney, Davis,…

MPCTSTRNS1795.pdf
In this account record from 1795, Rev. Jean Tessier, a French Sulpician priest residing at Bohemia Plantation, in Cecil County registered a series of payments he gave to six enslaved persons: David, Barney, Stephen, Dick, Betty, and Suky. The…

MPAb30f3MH.pdf
These articles of agreement describe the terms on which James, an enslaved man at Bohemia plantation in Cecil County Maryland, was hired out by Fr. Ambrose Maréchal to Mr. John Morton for one hundred dollars a year.

Fr. Maréchal, a Sulpician…

MPAb30f3.pdf
In 1797, Patrick Barnes, an enslaved man from Bohemia plantation, purchased his freedom from the Fr. Ambrose Maréchal, a Sulpician priest in charge of the farm.

According to the freedom bond, the price of Barnes' freedom was £200 pounds and Fr.…

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.…
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