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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.

Maryl.-1005-II_0168 reduced.pdf
Fr. McSherry wrote to Fr. Roothaan, the Jesuit Superior General, about a conversation he had with the Archbishop of Baltimore, who suggested that the Jesuits consider selling their land and slaves and devote the proceeds "to purposes of education."…

Maryl.-1005-I_0122 reduced.pdf
Fr. McSherry wrote to Fr. Roothaan to follow up on his previous letter urging that the Jesuits consider selling their slaves. That spring, the United States fell into the throes of the Panic of 1837. McSherry lamented that if they sold then, they…

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£.

06:23:1795Matthews 493.pdf
On June 23, 1795, the ledger of Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland registers part of the purchase of two enslaved persons from Dr. Matthews for more than £51. The original purchase occurred on March 10 of the same year.

MPCB5F6.pdf
In this bill of sale, dated September 4, 1843, Jane E. Smith sells an enslaved man named Len to Rev. Woodley for 400 dollars. Rev. Woodley was the agent for Newtown.
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