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Henry Johnson reports to Rev. McSherry SJ that the enslaved people transported to Louisiana were "healthy and well pleased with their situation." Compare with GSA88:"A cruel overseer": Letter from Fr. Grivel to Fr. Lancaster, May 30, 1840

GTM119b93f09i01 Roothaan to McSherry 1836-10-27.pdf
In this letter, Fr. Jan Philip Roothaan, the superior general of the Society of Jesus, approves of the sale of the Maryland Province slaves but stipulates several conditions that must be met, including assuring that the slaves could practice…

GTM119b13f04i01 Letter on Liberia Option.Edited.pdf
Will Erkead reports to Fr. William McSherry in 1834 on the possibility of freeing the Maryland Province slaves and sending them to Liberia under the auspices of the Maryland Colonization Society. For more on the possibility of sending the slaves to…
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