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mpaaddalb69.pdf
In a meeting in March of 1797, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen decided to pay St. Thomas Manor for an enslaved man named Alexius, a "slave in the service of the Bishop."

This cashbook entry from August 15 of the same year records an…

MPAPCRCC1814PS.pdf
In this meeting from 1814, the Corporation agreed to sell Jem and his family to settle the claims of William Pasquet, a secular clergyman who had managed the Deer Creek mission.

Since 1804, the priests of the Corporation had been selling enslaved…

GTM119b24f01 Proceedings 1820-08-22.pdf
At a meeting held at St. Thomas' Manor in 1820, the members of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy decided "upon mature reflection," to repeal their 1814 decision to "dispose of... the greatest part of the blacks on the different plantations."…

MPAPCRCC1813-1814 2.pdf
In these three meetings held at Georgetown College on May and September of 1813, and June of 1814 the members of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen discussed and resolved to "dispose for a limited time of the greatest parts of the blacks on…

CRCC1814ML.pdf
At a meeting held at Georgetown College on September 14, 1813, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen instructed its agent to provide the Rev. Malavé with an enslaved man.

Fr. Malavé was a Belgian Jesuit who came to live at Georgetown…

CRCCBIT1814.pdf
At a meeting held at Georgetown College in 1813, the members of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy decided to sell two "black servants" to the Rev. Bitouzey, a member of the secular clergy, who was in charge of White Marsh until his resignation…

CRCCO05241803.pdf
In a meeting held at the White Marsh plantation, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy attempted to regulate the sale of slaves on their plantations by empowering plantation managers to exchange slaves in the case of intermarriage and to sell or…

CRCC11281804.pdf
In 1804, the Rev. John Ashton asked the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy to pay his legal fees from suits "carried on by him whilst he was manager of the estate of the White Marsh." The Corporation decided to pay for these fees, with the…

In 1867, officials in Maryland undertook a census of all the slaves in Maryland who were emancipated in the state in 1864. The census was prepared in the hope that the ex-slaveowners would be compensated for the loss of their human property, as…
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