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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.

MPAb23f10i000.pdf
In this meeting from 1799, the Corporation approved two measures concerning their slaves in the Bohemia plantation: the loan of Jack and Peg to the Seminary at Baltimore and the sale of Kate and her two children.

GTM119b44f02i01 cash for 11 servants.pdf
Entry from a St. Inigoes accounts ledger for September 19, 1835 recording the sale of 11 "servants" by the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen for $4000. The next entry in the ledger is for the sale of two barrels of corn.

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.

MPAB71B10I7B.PDF
Fr. Woodley SJ discusses a plan to deliver an enslaved woman named Nelly from Newtown to a new master. It appears from the postscript that another priest tried to prevent Nelly from being sold by writing a pass or permit to allow her to escape. …

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.
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