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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 and Enoch Fenwick and Nat. and Charles King.

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, 1849 to September 7, 1849. Forrest was a local Georgetown slaveholder. Forrest registered 8 enslaved…

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 1, 1840. Charles Taylor was enslaved at the college for a number of years. Boarman was a free woman…

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, including Charly, Dick, Hilary, and Archy.

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. Many of the individuals identified here appear on 1838 bill of sale.

MPA Levy Court C1524-9 1839 Box 17 Folder 1 E-K.pdf
In June 1839, a little more than six months after the transport of Maryland Province slaves to Louisiana, an agent for Rev. Peter Havermans, SJ named Thomas Morgan swore in an affidavit that all the Newtown slaves had been sold out of St. Mary's…

MPA Levy Court C1524-9 1839 Box 17 Folder 1 A-D.pdf
The Maryland Province Jesuits did not sell all of their slaves to Louisiana in 1838, disposing of several to local buyers and maintaining a handful on their own plantations. Rev. Joseph Carbery, SJ, the Jesuit manager of St. Inigoes, identified the…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 C.pdf
On May 18, 1831, Rev. Joseph Carbery SJ, the manager of the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation, wrote to the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County to request that he remove seventeen slaves the Jesuits had sold away from St. Inigoes from his tax…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 A.pdf
On May 27, 1836, Rev. Joseph Carbery SJ, the manager at St. Inigoes, wrote to the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County to request that he remove eight slaves from his tax burden. The Jesuits had sold six children under the age of eight away…

MSA Levy Court C1511-2 1839 p78.pdf
In June 1839, a little more than six months after the transport of Maryland Province slaves to Louisiana, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted the St. Inigoes slave community from Joseph Carbery's tax burden. A handful of the St.…
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