An agent for Fr. Havermans requests a tax adjustment for Newtown after the 1838 sale

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Title

An agent for Fr. Havermans requests a tax adjustment for Newtown after the 1838 sale

Subject

Slavery--Maryland; Slaves--St. Inigoes; Slaves--Taxes; Slave records; Slave trade--United States--History

Description

In June 1839, a little more than six months after the transport of Maryland Province slaves to Louisiana, an agent for Rev. Peter Havermans, SJ named Thomas Morgan swore in an affidavit that all the Newtown slaves had been sold out of St. Mary's County. The Jesuits sold off a great deal of other property at Newtown in addition to the slaves.

Creator

Maryland State Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1839-06-25

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Maryland State Archives

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Ledger and affidavit

Identifier

GSA292

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Text

June 25. 1839. I do hereby certify that the within is a true account of the sales of the personal property at Newtown and further that all the negroes belonging to the Priest or proprietor of Newtown has been sold out the County.

                                                                                    Thos. W Morgan agent

                                                                                    For Red P Havermans

 

St. Mary’s County to wit

            On this 25 June 1839 came Thomas W. Morgan before me the subscriber a Justice of the Peace for said County and made oath to the truth of the above certificate.

            Sworn before

                                                            Geo. P. Spalding J.P.

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland State Archives, “An agent for Fr. Havermans requests a tax adjustment for Newtown after the 1838 sale,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 15, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/313.

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