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MPAb64f3i10.pdf
In this letter from 1831, Father Joseph Carbery writes about the marriage Liddy, an enslaved woman from St. Inigoes, and the relocation of Lewis, a blacksmith "who never liked to live in the country."

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 1840-02-18 Batey.pdf
In this letter from 1840, Fr. John McElroy, acting as Procurator of the Maryland Jesuits, and Dr. Jesse Batey haggle over the price of three enslaved persons sold in 1838 to Louisiana. After the sale, Batey demanded a sum to be deducted for some of…

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 1_3_1836-Carbery.pdf
In this letter from 1836, the Procurator of the Maryland Province writes to Fr. Carbery, manager of St. Inigoes, requesting that he  inform him of "the number, age, & value of the men, women & child servants" recently sold. The letter refers…

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 1_27_1836-Carbery.pdf
In this letter from 1836, the Procurator expresses his surprise that Fr. Carbery did not record the sale of 17 enslaved persons in 1835, as this was "not a sale of mere produce but of a true & real capital."

msa_c1544_4-0508 Carberry slaves 1821.pdf
This list of people enslaved at St. Inigoes was prepared for purposes of tax assessment in 1821. It lists the names, ages, and assessed value of the men, women, and children at the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation. Many of the people listed in this…

MSA Levy Court C1511-1 1837 p277.pdf
On June 20, 1837, the clerk of the levy court in St. Mary's County, Maryland removed 30-year-old Arnold and 25-year-old Hamilton from Joseph Carbery's tax burden. Rev. Carbery was the manager of the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation at the time.…

MSA Levy Court C1511-2 1838 p16.pdf
In the summer of 1838, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted from Joseph Carbery's tax burden the value of three slaves who had passed away the previous year: John, Lydia, and Ned Dorsey. All three individuals appear in both the…

MSA Levy Court C1511-2 1839 p78.pdf
In June 1839, a little more than six months after the transport of Maryland Province slaves to Louisiana, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted the St. Inigoes slave community from Joseph Carbery's tax burden. A handful of the St.…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 A.pdf
On May 27, 1836, Rev. Joseph Carbery SJ, the manager at St. Inigoes, wrote to the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County to request that he remove eight slaves from his tax burden. The Jesuits had sold six children under the age of eight away…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 C.pdf
On May 18, 1836, Rev. Joseph Carbery SJ, the manager of the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation, wrote to the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County to request that he remove seventeen slaves from his tax burden. Many of the slaves mentioned appear…
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