The Georgetown Slavery Archive is a repository of materials relating to the Maryland Jesuits, Georgetown University, and slavery. This project was initiated in February 2016 by the Archives Subgroup of the Georgetown University Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation and is part of Georgetown University's Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation initiative. Our research is ongoing.

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The Best Place To Start (2019)

This short film was produced by Georgetown College students Jeanne Bowers, Charlotte Jackson, Keeho Kang, and Meghan Shapiro in FMST-399: Social…

Expenses for transportation of slaves from St. Inigoes and White Marsh, June 25, 1838

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These entries from June 25, 1838 document the transportation costs of an undetermined number of enslaved persons sold from White Marsh and St. Inigoes…

Proceeds from the sale of enslaved people, July 6, 1838

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This entry from the Maryland Province Cashbook records the receipt of $23,214 as part of the proceeds from the mass sale of enslaved persons to Henry…

Receipt for "horses & servants," November 18, 1838

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This receipt from November 18, 1838 records a payment by Rev. Thomas F. Mulledy of fifteen and a half dollars for "supper, lodging & breakfast,…

Expenses for transporting slaves from St. Thomas and St. Inigoes to Alexandria, undated [likely 1838]

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These undated receipts record a payment of $84.67 dollars for the transportation of an unspecified number of persons from St. Thomas Manor and St.…