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MPAb68f12i4a.pdf
In a letter from 1843, Fr. Dzierozynski recommends a woman named Nelly as a suitable servant for Fr. Lancaster's new post.

GTM119b41f01 Carroll day book 12.pdf
James Carroll records the names of his slaves in his daybook in 1715. Carroll would bequeath his land and slaves to George Thorold, a Jesuit, in 1729. Carroll's slaves became the nucleus of the Maryland Jesuit slave community at White Marsh.

MPAb64f5i24.pdf
In a letter from Oct. 1830, Mrs. Johnston requests Rev. Fenwick's "generosity and philantropy" to outfit his former slave, a woman named Harriet.

MPAb64f6i62.pdf
In a letter from May, 1832, Henry Elder, the future Archbishop of Cincinnati, writes to Rev. George Fenwick, to recount the story of Sarah Brook, a former slave of the Fenwick's who is requesting her freedom papers.

MPAb63f18i9.pdf
In this letter from August, 1832, Fr. Kenney notifies Fr. McElroy of the visit of Mr. Horzey, a Louisiana planter and potential buyer of the slaves from the Missions. He also remarks that Fr. Neale, in charge of St. Thomas Manor, is "tired of blacks…

MPAb63f17i1.pdf
In this letter from 1832 Fr. Kenney asks Fr. Neale to provide him with "the number and description of the Blacks, whom you would sell to Mr. John Lee and to Mr. Horsey." Kenney mentions Louisiana as their destination, stating that the planters…

MPAb57.5b13i9.pdf
In this letter to Fr. Francis Neale, Fr. Brooke describes how a disease outbreak among the slaves left his plans for the Newtown mission in disarray.

MPAb57.5f3i12.pdf
In this letter from 1812, Fr. Mobberly writes to Fr. Grassi about the mortality rate at St. Inigos and the common illnesses among its inhabitants. It mentions the deaths of five slaves: Old Billy, Old Sucky, Old Mathew, Little Sucky, and Betsy, the…

MPAb57.5f15i8.pdf
Archbishop Carroll writes to Francis Neale in 1815 about the administration of the missions. The letter includes the disposal of a slave family from the Bohemia estate and unauthorised slave sales for life from White Marsh.

MPAb57.5f15i10.pdf
In a letter from Bishop Carroll to Fr. Francis Neale dated November 12, 1805, Carroll proposes the sale of up to four slaves to raise funds needed for the management of the missions.
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