Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1801

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Title

Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1801

Subject

Master and Servant; ; Slaves; Census of Population; Slave records; Free African Americans

Description

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 identified the owner of 14 of these individuals, including six whose names are followed by the observation "mine."

The Federal Census return for 1800 recorded 28 enslaved persons at Bohemia Plantation.

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1800-1801

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA310

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1801
Black People
Jenny -Free Woman
Priscilla – Gibbin’s
Jacob - Free
Abigail – Do
Mary – Hantz’
Thom. Hunter
Rachel, Molly, Suckey, Betty, Charles, Jack} mine
Jenny-
Jenny – Reynold’s
1801 Black
Dick – Craddocks
Anne – Navlend’s
Milly – Dr Math
Mary- Reynolds’
Ines – grand children
Sena – Reynolds’

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Collection , “Census of "Black People" at Bohemia Plantation, 1801,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 25, 2018, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/339.

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