"Money arriving from the Sale of Negroes:" Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy, Aug. 25, 1795

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Title

"Money arriving from the Sale of Negroes:" Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy, Aug. 25, 1795

Subject

Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Jesuits--Missions; Jesuits--History--18th century

Description

In this meeting from 1795, the Corporation found it necessary to inform to the President of Baltimore Seminary that the profits they would receive from the Bohemia Plantation did not include "money arriving from the sale of negroes."

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Date

1795-08-21

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA155

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Text

Corporation of –

Proceedings of the Roman Catholic Clergy met at St Thomas Manor Augt 21, 1795

Present Rev. Missionaries J. Walton, Robert Molineux, J. Ashton, and Charles Sewall 

  1. Resolved, that whereas the Representatives convened at St. Thomas’ Manor June 3. 1795 made sundry resolves interfering with the power of the Corporation concerning the disposal of money and other business, belonging and entrusted to the sole management of said Corporation, the Agent be directed to pay no moneys by any order of the representatives; nor any attention be paid to any resolves, which any way interfere with the trust committed by Law to the Corporation of the Rom. Cath. Clergy.
  2. Resolved, that contains savings made by the Rev. Mr. James Walton amounting to ninety five pounds two shillings and six pence Maryland Currency, and in notes of net Tobacco thirty eight thousand and nighty three pounds be applied to this discharge of debts due from the Estate of Newton in St. Marys’ Cy
  3. Resolved, that the debt upon the Estate of Stephen West be applied to the College of George Town. –
  4. Resolved, that the Agent do write to the President of the Seminary of Baltimore to inform him that it is the opinion of the Corporation, that by the profits arising from the Estate of Bohemia and granted to the benefit of the Seminary, they understand the annual crops, rents, the increase of stock, and firewood not fit for building or fine rails, but that money arriving from the sale of negroes is not understood to be enumerated among the profits of the estate, nor is the timber to be carried off the land.

James Walton

Robert Molineux

John Ashton

Charles Sewall 

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Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “ "Money arriving from the Sale of Negroes:" Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy, Aug. 25, 1795,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed December 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/169.

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