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GAMMS24B1F1P111-115.pdf
Br. Joseph Mobberly describes a remarkable episode in which Fr. John Henry, the manager of the Jesuits' Bohemia farm, sold five enslaved people to a neighbor who was involved in the slave trade to Louisiana. The slaves, whom Mobberly does not…

MPAPCRCC1813-1814 2.pdf
In these three meetings held at Georgetown College on May and September of 1813, and June of 1814 the members of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen discussed and resolved to "dispose for a limited time of the greatest parts of the blacks on…

GTM119b23f13i01 Term sale of Fanny et al.pdf
Discusses sale and manumission of slaves at Bohemia.

GTM119b126f04i04 Observations on Bohemia 1831.pdf
Fr. Peter Kenney SJ reports negatively on the condition of enslaved families at the Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Md., in 1831.

MPAb57.5f15i8.pdf
Archbishop Carroll writes to Francis Neale in 1815 about the administration of the missions. The letter includes the sale of a family from the Bohemia estate and unauthorised sales people from White Marsh.

MPAb23f10i000.pdf
In this meeting from 1799, the Corporation approved two measures concerning their slaves in the Bohemia plantation: the loan of Jack and Peg to the Seminary at Baltimore and the sale of Kate and her two children.

MPAB49F3Henny.pdf
In 1796, the priests at Bohemia plantation sold Henny, an enslaved woman who was sick and had run away. They noted that her price was 15£.

MPAB49F3SaleRBT.pdf
This account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of William for 75£. As payment, the plantation received a bond worth 62£.

CRCC8,6,1833.pdf
In this meeting from 1833, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen approved the sale of slaves from Bohemia plantation. According to the Bohemia ledger of 1790-1871 at least five people were sold in this period.

MPAB49F1TM.pdf
This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records the purchase of an enslaved man named Tom for £54.17 in April 1756. His previous owner was Mr. William Hall.
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