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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,…

MPAAD03041838.pdf
In the days leading up to the sale of 1838, the Jesuits of Maryland sold a number of slaves to local slaveholders. This entry from March 4, 1838 documents one of those sales. In that transaction, the Jesuits at St. Thomas' Manor sold a "a negro boy"…

mpaaddalb69.pdf
In a meeting in March of 1797, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen decided to pay St. Thomas Manor for an enslaved man named Alexius, a "slave in the service of the Bishop."

This cashbook entry from August 15 of the same year records an…

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.

Maryl.-1004-II_0123 reduced.pdf
Letter written by Father Grivel to the Superior General of the Jesuits, Fr. Roothaan, concerning his assessment of the Maryland Province, and of the property and management of St. Thomas Manor in particular, and the problem of slavery. Fr. Grivel…

GTM50b1f5 Feiner Letter Book 1827-07-05 Pass for Stephen.pdf
On July 5, 1827, William Feiner, SJ, acting as President of Georgetown College, wrote a pass for Stephen, an enslaved man, allowing him to go to St. Thomas' Manor.

After providing for his safe passage, Rev, Feiner, SJ, gave Stephen a letter for…

GTM119b62f13i01.pdf
Father Francis Neale reports on the condition of Thomas Manor, where three slaves had died. Neale hired three more slaves to supply the plantation and build slave quarters.

MPAb63f18i9.pdf
In this letter from August, 1832, Fr. Kenney notifies Fr. McElroy of the visit of Mr. Horzey, a Louisiana planter and potential buyer of the slaves from the Missions. He also remarks that Fr. Neale, in charge of St. Thomas Manor, is "tired of blacks…

Names of slaves to be sold in 1838-39 GTM119b04of112wo.i01.pdf
This is the original list of slaves from the Jesuit plantations compiled in preparation for the sale in 1838. It lists the slaves by name according to plantation where they lived, identifies family groups, and records which ship (1, 2, or 3) they…
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