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GTM119b26f03i1.pdf
A report by Father McSherry on the operations and income of the Jesuit plantation at St. Thomas Manor in 1833.

GTM119b26f03i02.pdf
Report on the operations and income generated by the Jesuit plantation Newtown in 1833

GTM119b26f03i07.pdf
Report by Father McSherry on the operations and income generated by the Jesuit plantation St. Inigo's in 1833.

McElroy Journal 1818-01-22 to 02-23 Davy.pdf
Davy, a slave at White Marsh, was put in jail for "bad conduct" and sent to Baltimore to be sold, but then was returned to White Marsh after promising to behave himself.

Note that this file compiles together three non-contiguous pages of McElroy's…

McElroy Journal 1819-05-14 Claims to freedom.pdf
On a visit to Talbot City, Rev. John McElroy S.J. alludes to "some negroes" who "pretended to claim their freedom."

Gaston letter 1824.jpg
Letter from William Gaston to Joseph Carberry, S.J., giving him a slave named Augustus to be educated and then freed, September 1, 1824.

Fr. Carberry was stationed at St. Inigoes at this time.

(Thanks to Georgetown University Archivist Lynn…

Priscilla Queen petition.jpg
Priscilla Queen sues Rev. Francis Neale, S.J., for her freedom in the D.C. Circuit Court 1810. This case is detailed by the O Say Can You See: Early Washington, D.C., Law and Family project.

Edward Queen's petition.jpg
Edward Queen sues Rev. John Ashton for his freedom in the Maryland General Court in 1791. Additional documents in the case of Edward Queen v. John Ashton may be found at the O Say Can You See: Early Washington, D.C., Law & Family website.Click…

GTM119B02F06i01 Proceedings of the General Chapter at White Marsh 1789.pdf
Rules for "disposing" of "supernumerary slaves" on the Jesuit plantations in Maryland.

GTM119b23f13i01 Term sale of Fanny et al.pdf
Discusses sale and manumission of slaves at Bohemia.
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