Distribution of blankets at Bohemia Plantation, 1787-1792

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Title

Distribution of blankets at Bohemia Plantation, 1787-1792

Subject

Slavery; Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Clothes; Jesuits-History-18th century

Description

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.   

According to Fr. Beeston's rules, enslaved persons were allowed a blanket only "when necessary"

Creator

Maryland Province Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1787-1793

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA311

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Blankets given
1787
Betsy 1
Prudence 1
Ralph Senr 1
Ralph Junr 1
Dina 1
1789
Barny 1
Clinus & Joe 1
1790
Ralph Junr 1
Bob 1
Isaac & Dick 1
Patrick (Blacksmith) 1
1791
Jack & Joe (Nelly’s) 2
Mary (Rachel’s) 1
Kate  
Dennis 1
Patrick (Blacksmith) 1
Barny 1
Betsy 1
Peter 1
Phillis (Nelly’s) 1
Clinus 1
Ralph Senr 1
Bob 1
Hannah 1
1792
Dennis 2
Moll 1
Sam 1

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Collection, “Distribution of blankets at Bohemia Plantation, 1787-1792,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 25, 2018, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/340.

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