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MSA Levy Court C1544-4 1813 S020.pdf
This list of enslaved people at St. Inigoes was prepared for purposes of tax assessment in 1813. It lists the names, ages, and scattered physical or health descriptions of the men, women, and children at the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation in the…

An investigation into the life and character of Br. Joseph Mobberly, S.J., a major individual in Georgetown’s history of slavery and its sale of 272 slaves to Louisiana. The film uses the presence of Mobberly’s name on campus to approach issues of…

GAMMS24B1F1P111-115.pdf
Br. Joseph Mobberly describes a remarkable episode in which Fr. John Henry, the manager of the Jesuits' Bohemia farm, sold five enslaved people to a neighbor who was involved in the slave trade to Louisiana. The slaves, whom Mobberly does not…

GAMMS24B1F2P26-33.pdf
Br. Joseph Mobberly offers a biblical justification of slavery and denies men are born free in the eyes of God. Continued in GSA144.

GAMMS24B1F1P141-143.PDF
Br. Joseph Mobberly lists ten crimes that masters commit against their slaves, varying from neglect to stopping them from leading a Christian life.

GAMMS24B1F1P131-135.jpg
Br. Joseph Mobberly offers a detailed account of the amount of food allowed to each slave at St. Inigoes as well as their types of clothes and medical attention.

GAMMS24B1F1P135-137A.PDF
A map from St. Inigos plantation ca. 1820. This map indicates a "slave house" in the southwest corner of the plot, as well as other buildings such as a dwelling house, the place of the overseer, and the church.

GAMMS24b1f1p21-22.pdf
In a diary entry from 1820, Br. Joseph Mobberly offers an account of the whipping of Sucky, an enslaved woman who was punished as a child because she witnessed the self-flagellation of an unnamed priest from St. Inigo's Mission. For another…
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