The President of Georgetown, Robert Molyneux, asks Fr. C. Neale to secure payment for his slave, Suckey, October, 1806

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The President of Georgetown, Robert Molyneux, asks Fr. C. Neale to secure payment for his slave, Suckey, October, 1806

Subject

Slave women; Slave labor; Master and Servant ;Catholic Church-Clergy-Correspondence

Description

In a letter dated during the first year of his second tenure as President of Georgetown, Robert Molyneux, S.J., names Fr. C. Neale Vice Superior and asks him to secure payment for his slave, Suckey.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1806-10

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA112

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Dear Rev. Father

            I think it expedient in my present situation to appoint you Vice Superior over all our Brethren in Charles and St. Marys Cys. With all the powers spiritual and temporal granted to me by the Genl. of the Society of Jesus, and do hereby appoint you as such-

            If you have any instructions for the Master of Novices, send them forward. Take care to secure paymt for my house and Suckey, also the debt due to the College from Mrs. Hagan to whom I write by this opportunity. My respects to Rev. Mother Superior 

Oct. 1st 1806                            adieu in haste

                                                Robt  Molyneux, S.J.

P.S. The Noviciate begins 10th day of this month F. of. F. Borgia. You may begin at the same, and pray for the happy issue of this first beginning. But you must come hither to make yr. profession.

                        R.M.  

                                                         This letter is addressed

 

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To the Rev. Fr. Charles Neale  

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Maryland Province Archives, “The President of Georgetown, Robert Molyneux, asks Fr. C. Neale to secure payment for his slave, Suckey, October, 1806,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/122.

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