The sale of Phillis and Mary, a woman and child enslaved at Bohemia Plantation, 1832

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Title

The sale of Phillis and Mary, a woman and child enslaved at Bohemia Plantation, 1832

Subject

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

Description

On February 2, 1832, the Jesuits at Bohemia plantation sold Phillis, a 54-year old woman and Mary, a 9 year-old child for $80.50. They were sold to William and Joseph Cradock, a pair of tenants from the plantation. 

At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits approved the sale of Phillis and Mary, as well as the sales of other enlsaved persons at Bohemia plantation between 1832 and 1833.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1832-02-02

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province-Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA345

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1832

Feb 2d  

Sould Philis and Mary to Wm and Joseph Cradock. Mary 9 years old and Phillis 54 for the sum of -------------------

80.50

 

Original Format

Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives , “The sale of Phillis and Mary, a woman and child enslaved at Bohemia Plantation, 1832,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/380.