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In 1745, Fr. Thomas Poulton, SJ began a preparatory school at Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland. This account entry from 1746 shows Mr. Wyatt, the schoolmaster, paying Jack and Ben, two enslaved men on the plantation.

John Carroll,…

On June 8, 1761, Fr. John Lewis from Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, purchased summer clothes for 5 enslaved persons.

Slaves at St Joseph 1765 from GTM119b49f02i01.pdf
Fr. Joseph Mosely's accounts of St. Joseph in Maryland from 1765 to 1767 includes a list of slaves that notes where they came from, when they were born, and other biographical notes. Of particular interest in the mention of Nanny, a "Guinea Negro,"…

McElroy Journal 1814-07-05 A negro woman.jpg
Fr. Miguel leaves an unnamed "Negro Woman" at the College in July 1814.

McElroy Journal 1814-01-01 Total number of persons.jpg
Rev. John McElroy takes a census of Georgetown College, including "12 Servants" out of 102 people in all.

McElroy Journal 1813-12-03 Feast.jpg
Rev. John McElroy notes in his journal that everyone in the College is celebrating the Feast of St. Xavier "except the Servants."

McElroy Journal 1813-11-30 The number of our family.jpg
Rev. McElroy's count of "the number of our family" includes "13 Colored Persons."

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McElroy Journal 1813-07-18 Casimir.jpg
Rev. Fenwick leaves a slave named Cassimir at Georgetown

Report by Father McSherry on the operations and income generated by the Jesuit plantation St. Inigo's in 1833.

Report on the operations and income generated by the Jesuit plantation Newtown in 1833
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