"Tired of Blacks and Business": Fr. Kenney to Fr. McElroy on the administration of the Missions, Aug. 19, 1832

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Title

"Tired of Blacks and Business": Fr. Kenney to Fr. McElroy on the administration of the Missions, Aug. 19, 1832

Subject

Slaves--United States--Economic conditions.
Catholic Church--Clergy--Correspondence

Description

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 and business" and wishes to retire.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1832-08

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA108

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Text

To be transcribed 07/24

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “"Tired of Blacks and Business": Fr. Kenney to Fr. McElroy on the administration of the Missions, Aug. 19, 1832,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/118.

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