The Procurator requests Fr. Carbery inform him on the "servants lately disposed of," January 3, 1836.

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Title

The Procurator requests Fr. Carbery inform him on the "servants lately disposed of," January 3, 1836.

Subject

Catholic Church--Clergy--Correspondence;
Slaves--Maryland;
Society of Jesus;
Maryland Province;
Slavery--sale of slaves

Description

In this letter from 1836, the Procurator of the Maryland Province writes to Fr. Carbery, manager of St. Inigoes, requesting that he  inform him of "the number, age, & value of the men, women & child servants" recently sold.

The letter refers to the sale of 17 enslaved persons in 1835 to Henry Gough.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1836-01-03

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Elsa Barraza Mendoza. Transcription by Hillary MacKinlay

Rights

Maryland Province Jesuits

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA350

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Text

[page 77]

[January 3, 1836, to F. Jo. Carbery in St. Inigoes]

Ansd his letter 22d xber – receivd the $800. left with Edwd Jenkins & Sons in Baltime and placed to the credit of S. Inigoes Farm – recd F. Grivel’s letters 2d & 9th decemb. & forwarded the letter inclosed in the last.

           Requested by direction of F. Provl the number, age & value of the men, women & children servants lately disposed of being necessary to keep it in record.

(F. Dzierozynski, Frederick, see page 78)

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus , “The Procurator requests Fr. Carbery inform him on the "servants lately disposed of," January 3, 1836. ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 16, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/384.