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GTM119b93f09i01 Roothaan to McSherry 1836-10-27.pdf
In this letter, Fr. Jan Philip Roothaan, the superior general of the Society of Jesus, approves of the sale of the people enslaved by the Maryland Province but stipulates several conditions that must be met, including assuring that people sold could…

GTM119b67f10i05ab Grivel to Lancaster 1840-05-30.pdf
In this letter from Fr. Fidel Grivel to Fr. Charles Lancaster dated May 30, 1840, Grivel includes a brief report on the condition of the people who were sold to Louisiana. He noted that Henry Johnson said he would build a chapel for "our people" and…

GTM119b66f05i11abc.pdf
In this letter to another Jesuit priest in June 1838, Fr. Mulledy, SJ discussed his negotiations with potential buyers over the price of the people that the Maryland Jesuits intended to sell. He reports that he had been having trouble selling them…

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.

CRCC7,9,1805.pdf
In this meeting from 1805, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen approved the sale of "superfluous slaves to repay a debt of twelve hundred dollars.

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.

MPAB49F1CHR.pdf
This ledger entry from Bohemia, a Jesuit farm in Cecil County, Maryland, records the purchase of an enslaved man named Charles for £30 from William Jemains.

MPAB49F3SJ.pdf
In 1791, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland recorded the sale of Sarah and Jerry for £50. Their buyer was Aitkey Pennington.

MPAB49F3MHI.pdf
In 1792, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registers the purchase of an enslaved woman named Mary and her children, Hannah and Isaac, from Samuel and John Fulton for £35.

02:27:1792tools.pdf
In 1792, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registered the sale of three enslaved persons - Dina, Jacob, and Jemima - to John Ryland in exchange for blacksmith tools, a gray mare, and 14£.
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