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MPAB44F1STRLP5354.pdf
An account book from St. Inigoes for the early 19th century includes this record of the distribution of shoes to the slave community in March, 1818. This remarkable record indicates the name and shoe size for each person who received shoes -…

1820 Present State of the College.pdf
This statement from January 1820 describes monies received from students and other costs and debts of the college. To meet expenses $1233.00 was received from St. Inigoes. A debt of $1,100 is also recorded as being owed from White Marsh to the…

GTM119b44f02i01 cash for 11 servants.pdf
Entry from a St. Inigoes accounts ledger for September 19, 1835 recording the sale of 11 "servants" by the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen for $4000. The next entry in the ledger is for the sale of two barrels of corn.

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.

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."

MPAb57.5f3i12.pdf
In this letter from 1812, Fr. Mobberly writes to Fr. Grassi about the mortality rate at St. Inigos and the common illnesses among its inhabitants. It mentions the deaths of five slaves: Old Billy, Old Sucky, Old Mathew, Little Sucky, and Betsy, the…

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…

Neale 1808.pdf
This is a record of the 1808 sale of an unnamed enslaved woman as preserved in Georgetown's financial ledgers. Rev. Francis Neale, who would become president of the College the following year, purchased the woman from St. Inigoes for $240 "for the…

Louisa Mason obituary from St Mary's Beacon 1909-07-22.pdf
An obituary published in the St. Mary's Beacon, July 22, 1909, honoring the life of Louisa Mason (b. 1812), an enslaved woman owned by the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus.
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