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GAMMS24B1F2P87-89.pdf
In this section from Br. Joseph Mobberly's Treatise on Slavery he identifies slaves in Maryland as Cham's descendants and cannibals who feast on infants.

GAMMS24B1F1P141-143.PDF
Br. Joseph Mobberly lists ten crimes that masters commit against their slaves, varying from neglect to stopping them from leading a Christian life.

GAMMS24B1F1P139-140.PDF
In this diary entry from 1820, Br. Joseph Mobberly calculates the money the farm invested in supporting slaves. His conclusion is "that the farm would do much better without them than with them."

GAMMS24B1F1P131-135.jpg
Br. Joseph Mobberly offers a detailed account of the amount of food allowed to each slave at St. Inigoes as well as their types of clothes and medical attention.

GAMMS24B1F1P135-137A.PDF
A map from St. Inigos plantation ca. 1820. This map indicates a "slave house" in the southwest corner of the plot, as well as other buildings such as a dwelling house, the place of the overseer, and the church.

GAMMS24b1f1p21-22.pdf
In a diary entry from 1820, Br. Joseph Mobberly offers an account of the whipping of Sucky, an enslaved woman who was punished as a child because she witnessed the self-flagellation of an unnamed priest from St. Inigo's Mission. For another…

MPAb64f3i10.pdf
In this letter from 1831, Father Joseph Carbery writes about the marriage Liddy, an enslaved woman from St. Inigoes, and the relocation of Lewis, a blacksmith "who never liked to live in the country."

GTM119b35f06i01.pdf
Upon Rev. John Ashton's death in 1815, his close friend Rev. Notley Young solicited a valuation of the people he owned. The valuation names and prices eleven people: Clem, Harrison, John, Michel, Ned, Bill, Isaac, Tagers, Barsil, Venus, and Nelly.…

GTM119b62f13i01.pdf
Father Francis Neale reports on the condition of Thomas Manor, where three slaves had died. Neale hired three more slaves to supply the plantation and build slave quarters.

MPAb70f4i4.pdf
In a letter from 1848, Fr. Steinbacher complains about the state of the Newtown mission and the behavior of its inhabitants, including the slaves and hired laborers of the mission.
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