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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The sale of William to Robert Milligan, Bohemia, March, 1792


This account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of William for 75£. As payment, the plantation received a bond worth 62£.

Georgetown College hires a slave from Charles Boarman, a former Jesuit, February 1807.


Georgetown's accounts from 1807 register a payment of $26.00 to Charles Boarman for the hire of an enslaved woman. Boarman was a former Jesuit and a…

Sale of Henny from Bohemia, April 1796


In 1796, the priests at Bohemia plantation sold Henny, an enslaved woman who was sick and had run away. They noted that her price was 15£.

A payment for "Fr Neales servants," 1830

father neale servant.pdf

This cash book entry from Georgetown College records a payment of $5 for "Fr Neales servants." Fr. Francis Neale was the manager of St. Thomas'…

Fr. Neale pays Georgetown College for the "boots of his servant," 1826

Neale Servant's boots.pdf

This cash book account records a payment of $2.19 from Fr. Neale, SJ the manager of St. Thomas' Manor, to Georgetown College for the "boots of his…