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GTM119b57f01 Charity to negroes.pdf
In this reflection from 1749, Rev. George Hunter, the resident Superior of the Maryland Mission, contemplates the Jesuits' catechizing mission toward their slaves.

Fr. Havermans shares with Fr. Fenwick his worry that the slaves from Newtown are aware "that they are sold or about to be sold, and that they are to be carried out of the state."

In this bill of sale from 1803, Dorothy Digges sells Jane and her daughter Henny to the Rev. Charles Sewall, the plantation manager for St. Thomas' Manor.

Sale of Margaret Africans from Carroll Day Book 85C.pdf
Records of the slave ship Margaret out of London, which transported more than 100 captive Africans from Bunce Island to Annapolis in 1718. (Click here for a map of these key locations.)The vessel was owned by Samuel Bonham of London, and captained by…

In 1803 Nancy purchased her daughter Sophia for $50. This transaction records a payment of 18.150 towards the purchase of her freedom.

In 1798, the Jesuits received 90£ for the sale of John. His sale price was $240.

In 1798, an enslaved woman was bought by the Jesuits of St. Thomas Manor for 145 pounds of pork and $31.61. Her previous owner was a Mrs. Hope. The transaction does not record the name of the woman who was purchased.  

Jess was bought by the Jesuits in 1796 for 70£ on a 10 month credit. His previous owner was Walter Speak.

An account book from Newtown includes this transaction between Jesuit plantations in 1816. Br. Joseph Mobberly purchased from Newtown a pair of shoes for James, an enslaved man who was the groom of the stud horse kept at St. Inigoes.

An account book from Newtown includes this record of the diverse payment methods used by the Jesuits to furnish their slaves with shoes. Some of these payment methods included cash as well as an exchange of whiskey for a pair of shoes.
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