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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"Bohemia affairs": Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy, Oct. 9, 1799

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In this meeting from 1799, the Corporation approved two measures concerning their slaves in the Bohemia plantation: the loan of Jack and Peg to the…

"I have parted from Nelly": Fr. Woodley to Fr. Brocard, September 25, 1850.

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Fr. Woodley SJ discusses a plan to deliver an enslaved woman named Nelly from Newtown to a new master. It appears from the postscript that another…

Agreement between Rev. Francis Neale SJ and John Butler, a free man, January 9, 1826

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Rev. Francis Neale, SJ, manager of St. Thomas' Manor, contracted to hire John Butler, a free man, to repair and take care of the wind mill of the…