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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.…

MSA Levy Court C1511-2 1838 p16.pdf
In the summer of 1838, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted from Joseph Carbery's tax burden the value of three slaves who had passed away the previous year: John, Lydia, and Ned Dorsey. All three individuals appear in both the…

MSA Levy Court C1511-1 1837 p277.pdf
On June 20, 1837, the clerk of the levy court in St. Mary's County, Maryland removed 30-year-old Arnold and 25-year-old Hamilton from Joseph Carbery's tax burden. Rev. Carbery was the manager of the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation at the time.…

MPAB29F02.pdf
This undated census from the late eighteenth century records the names of enslaved children "unable to work," as well as the names of superannuated slaves. The document divides the names by family groups. These are recorded along with an inventory…

MPAB58F17.pdf
This letter from Fr. Fenwick to Fr. Neale illustrates the Jesuits' intent to sell their slaves from Bohemia plantation for a term of years, as well as their concern to guard against the slaves being sold to slave traders known as "Georgia-men."  For…
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