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Ryder-proslavery-speech-in-Richmond-from-Richmond-Examiner-1835-09-04.pdf
Rev. James Ryder, SJ, then a professor at Georgetown, gave this anti-abolitionist, proslavery speech in Richmond, Virginia, in 1835.

Ryder would go on to become president of Georgetown from 1840-1845 and again from 1848-1851. He founded…

Maryl.-1003-IV_0343 Mulledy to Roothaan 1830-01-07.pdf
In a letter to the new Jesuit Superior General Jan Roothaan, Rev. Thomas Mulledy SJ assesses the state of Georgetown College and poses a set of challenging questions regarding the Jesuits' slaveholding in Maryland. He asks whether the Jesuits' slave…
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