Browse Items (44 total)

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.

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…

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.

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…

In 1745, Fr. Thomas Poulton, SJ began a preparatory school at Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland. This account entry from 1746 shows Mr. Wyatt, the schoolmaster, paying Jack and Ben, two enslaved men on the plantation.

John Carroll,…

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…

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…

This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records payments to hired slaves and free people of color during the harvest season. It includes a payment for the work of two children whose mother was named as "free Nelly."

The following entries from the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registered the births and baptisms of enslaved persons along with transactions for corn, wheat, and wine. These entries provide names for godparents, payments for…

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.…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2