The Georgetown Slavery Archive is a repository of materials relating to the Maryland Jesuits, Georgetown University, and slavery. This project was initiated by the Archives Subgroup of the Georgetown University Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation.

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Paid to Captain L. Neale's "black boy," 1829

Captain Neale's "Black boy".pdf

This September 2, 1829 entry into the college's expense account shows $8 being paid to Captain L. Neale's "black boy," for the "passages" of George…

Bladen Forrest on account of servant Aaron, 1849

Aaron:Bladen Forrest.pdf

This is the account of Bladen Forrest for the labor of "servant Aaron." In this account Aaron is recorded as having worked at the college from May 7,…

Baptism of Theodore Augustin, son of Charles Taylor, 1840

Charles Taylor March 1 1840 g 100.pdf

This baptism record from Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown records the baptism of Theodore Augustin, son of Charles Taylor and Mary Boarman, on March…

"Presents" to Charly, Dick, Hilary, and Archy, 1827

Presents, Dick, Charly, Hilary, Archy.pdf

Entries in the college cash book for April 1827 include payments of .25 cents described as "presents" given to enslaved people working at the college,…

List of slaves taxed at White Marsh in 1833

MSA Levy Court C1163-10 1833 Box 7 Book 2 p84.pdf

This is a list of the 67 slaves that Rev. Aloysius Mudd paid taxes on at White Marsh in 1833. The document provides names and values, but not ages.…