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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.

MPAb65f2i2.pdf
In this letter to another Jesuit priest in January 1836, Fr. Beschter describes the whipping of a cook at St. Inigoes because she witnessed the self-flagellation of Fr. Bolton, an older Jesuit at the Mission.

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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.

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.

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.

GTM119b61f09i01 Neale to Dzierozynski 1826-01-13.compressed.pdf
In this letter, Fr. Francis Neale, SJ reports that he must sell an enslaved man at St. Thomas Manor to the owner of the man's wife, who was planning to sell her and her three children. This letter demonstrates the complex family lives of slaves owned…

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.

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.

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.

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.
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