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MPA Levy Court C1524-9 1839 Box 17 Folder 1 A-D.pdf
The Maryland Province Jesuits did not sell all of their slaves to Louisiana in 1838, disposing of several to local buyers and maintaining a handful on their own plantations. Rev. Joseph Carbery, SJ, the Jesuit manager of St. Inigoes, identified the…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 C.pdf
On May 18, 1831, 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 the Jesuits had sold away from St. Inigoes from his tax…

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…

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.…

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 C1511-1 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.…

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 possible slaves: "In regard of…

MPAb57.5f15i8.pdf
Archbishop Carroll writes to Francis Neale in 1815 about the administration of the missions. The letter includes the disposal of a slave family from the Bohemia estate and unauthorised slave sales for life from White Marsh.

MPAb57.5f12i9.pdf
In a letter from Bishop Carroll to Rev. Molyneaux dated December 29, 1805, Carroll berates the current president of the College for his claims of owning the slaves of Bohemia.

In 1801, the Proceedings of the Corporation resolved that "The…

Map of Maryland Jesuit Stations from Hughes 1917 History of the Society of Jesus in North America vol 2 p777.pdf
A map of Jesuit stations in Maryland from the 17th to the 19th centuries, showing the locations of Jesuit plantations, farms, and schools, including Bohemia, Frederick, Georgetown, Leonardtown, Newtown, Port Tobacco, St. Inigoes, St. Joseph, St.…
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