The sale of Jacob from Bohemia, January 23, 1832

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Title

The sale of Jacob from Bohemia, January 23, 1832

Subject

Slavery; Slave-Sale; Slave Trade; Jesuits--History--19th century; Manumission

Description

This 1832 account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of Jacob for $250. He was sold to Jacob Caulk for a term of 9 years and 6 months, after which he was to be free.

At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits approved Jacob's sale, as well as the sales of other enslaved persons at Bohemia plantation between 1832 and 1833.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1832-01-23

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province-Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA342

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

January 23rd, 1836
Sould Jacob to Jacob Caulk for 9 years and 6 months for-------250
After that term of years he is to be free                                      100 recd
                                                                                                     150 received
                                                                                    Bal due     12.   Paid

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The sale of Jacob from Bohemia, January 23, 1832,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/377.