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MPAb57.5b13i9.pdf
In this letter to Fr. Francis Neale, Fr. Brooke describes how a disease outbreak among the enslaved population left his plans for the Newtown mission in disarray.

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 people…

MPAb57.5f15i8.pdf
Archbishop Carroll writes to Francis Neale in 1815 about the administration of the missions. The letter includes a reference to the sale of "Jem's family" from the Bohemia estate and unauthorized sales of people from White Marsh. Carroll expresses…

MPAb57.5f15i7.pdf
In a letter from 1805, Leonard Neale, President of Georgetown College, writes to his brother Rev. F. Neale and shares that Spalding has run away, presumably from the College.
The letter also mentions two other people who were possibly enslaved: "In…

MPAb57.5f15i10.pdf
In a letter from Bishop Carroll to Fr. Francis Neale dated November 12, 1805, Carroll proposes the sale of up to four people to raise funds needed for the management of the missions.

MPAb63f17i1.pdf
In this letter from 1832 Fr. Kenney asks Fr. Neale to provide him with "the number and description of the Blacks, whom you would sell to Mr. John Lee and to Mr. Horsey." Kenney mentions Louisiana as their destination, stating that the planters…

MPAb63f18i9.pdf
In this letter from August, 1832, Fr. Kenney notifies Fr. McElroy of the visit of Mr. Horzey, a Louisiana planter and potential buyer of people enslaved by the Jesuits.. He also remarks that Fr. Neale, in charge of St. Thomas Manor, is "tired of…

GUAIAA1bDBLC1808.pdf
On October 18, 1808, Rev. Francis Neale repaid a $50 loan to the College used to purchase an enslaved person named Len.

MPAB15f17it10.pdf
Rev. Francis Neale, SJ, manager of St. Thomas' Manor, contracted to hire John Butler, a free man, to repair and take care of the wind mill of the plantation in 1826.
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