"Dispose of them:" Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen, May 12, 1808

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Title

"Dispose of them:" Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen, May 12, 1808

Subject

Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Jesuits--Missions; Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

In this meeting held at Georgetown College in 1808, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen, with Bishop John Carroll in attendance, instructed plantation managers to identify "supernumerary" slaves "they may have and dispose of them to good and Christian masters."

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1808-05-12

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA166

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Text

6. Resolved: That the agent obtain immediate information from the Managers of the respective estates, concerning any supernumerary slaves they may have and dispose of them to good and Christian masters: the money arising from their sales is to be subject to the future appropriation of the Trustees.

J. Bishop of Baltimore

G. B. Bitouzey

Robt Plunkett

Robt Molineux 

Original Format

Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “"Dispose of them:" Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen, May 12, 1808,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 24, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/181.

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