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St. Inigoes Tax Assessments 1795-1841.pdf
This item aggregates 25 years of tax assessments over a 46-year period into a single document. It shows how the slave population at St. Inigoes evolved over time.

The transcription provided faithfully reproduces relevant entries from ledger pages…

MPAB66F3.pdf
Rev. Thomas Mulledy expresses relief at having concluded the sale of the Jesuits' slaves. He reports that all the enslaved people had been put on board a ship except for those who were "married off" to husbands and wives who were not owned by the…

GTM119b66f05i11abc.pdf
In this letter to another Jesuit priest in June 1838, Fr. Mulledy, SJ discussed his negotiations with potential buyers over the price of the slaves that the Maryland Jesuits intended to sell. He reports that he had been having trouble selling the…

GTM119b40f10i02.pdf
In this undated bill of sale, Rev. Thomas Mulledy SJ sells eleven men and women to Henry Johnson. This sale must have taken place some time after November 10, 1838. Ten of the people listed in this bill of sale are recorded in the 1838 census as…

Georgetown College Financial Statement 1839 .pdf
This "Statement of the Balance of Debts Due" for Georgetown College, dated January 1, 1839, shows the College's books for 1838. Note the substantial debts that the College had incurred, and the $15,000 loan from the Fr. Provincial (Rev. Thomas…

GTM119b40f06i12a-oo Johnson and Mulledy agreement 1844-02-17.compressed.pdf
In 1844, Henry Johnson renegotiated the terms of his payments to Thomas Mulledy SJ for the slaves he purchased in 1838. Johnson had missed a payment "owing to the difficulties of the times," and he needed more time to pay off his debt. This document…

New York TImes article by Rachel Swarns on the search for descendants of the people sold by Georgetown President Thomas Mulledy in 1838. This article highlights Maxine Crump, a great-great-grandaughter of Cornelius Hawkins.

GTM119b19f05i01.pdf
A financial statement for Georgetown College in July 1841, indicating at $25,000 loan from Fr. Thomas Mulledy, S.J. "to pay off the College debt" (middle of p, 2).

On the back of the statement is a list of people present on campus. It includes…

GTM119b40f10i11abc.pdf
Bill of sale transferring 84 slaves, identified in the document, from Rev. Thomas Mulledy S.J. to Henry Johnson on November 29, 1838, for $29,163.

GTM119b40f10i08abcd.pdf
Bill of sale transferring 64 slaves, identified in the document, from Rev. Thomas Mulledy, S.J., to Jesse Batey of Terrebone Parish, Louisiana, for $27,057 on November 10, 1838.
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