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Georgia Telegraph 1854-0-103 Fifty Negroes For Sale - ad detail.pdf
Advertisement in the Georgia Telegraph, January 3, 1854, for the sale of enslaved people who were part of the estate of Michael Healy, the father of Rev. Patrick Healy, S.J., who was born into slavery and served as President of Georgetown from 1874…

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In a letter to the Superior General, Fr. Dubuisson reports on various goings on in the province, including the slave sale. "The Fr. Prov. has a formidable task to accomplish, that of selling...the R. Fr. knows what." He takes issue with one of the…

MPAAD11161835.pdf
This 1835 entry from the Maryland Province Cashbook records the payment of the balance due to the Jesuits for the sale of four enslaved women at St. Thomas Manor. The Procurator of the Province received the payment from Fr. McSherry on November 16,…

GTM119b27f02i02.pdf
This deed of gift between William Hunter and Thomas Jameson finalized the sale of goods and items from "Brittons Neck," an early Jesuit plantation on the land that became Newtown Plantation. The transaction named 15 enslaved persons who were sold…

MPA Addenda Box 1 Day Book 190D p29.pdf
This 1835 entry from the Maryland Province Cashbook documents the sale of four enslaved women at St. Thomas Manor. This group of women were sold by the Jesuits for $1300.00.

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 2 p23.pdf
The Procurator of the Province, Fr. Vespre, writes to Fr. Woodley, manager of Newtown, to express his dissatisfaction with the management of that plantation. In particular, he inquires about the enslaved person bought by Woodley from Mrs. Smith and…

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…

GTM119b93f11i01 Roothaan to Mulledy 1839-03-04.pdf
The Jesuit Superior General, Fr. Jan Philip Roothaan, writes to Fr. Thomas Mulledy, the Maryland Provincial, to express his satisfaction that the sale of the Maryland Jesuits' slaves had been completed, but he also expresses dissatisfaction with the…

MPAAddenda, letterbook 1 410.pdf
This series of letters from 1843 illustrates the Maryland Jesuits' attempts to sell Isaac, an enslaved man who appeared to be "fugitive since the fall of 1838." The Jesuits received news of Isaac's whereabouts after he was arrested in Baltimore. The…

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…
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