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MPAB15f17it10.pdf
Rev. Francis Neale, SJ, manager of St. Thomas' Manor, contracted to hire John Butler, a free man, to repair and take care of the wind mill of the plantation in 1826.

MPAB25f8i1.pdf
In his last will and testament from October 13, 1812, Rev. John Rosseter, of the Order of St. Augustine, left a "great coat to Old Billy" of St. Thomas's Manor. Rosseter died at the Manor in 1815.

GAMMS24B1F1P111-115.pdf
Br. Joseph Mobberly describes a remarkable episode in which Fr. John Henry, the manager of the Jesuits' Bohemia farm, sold five enslaved people to a neighbor who was involved in the slave trade to Louisiana. The slaves, whom Mobberly does not…

GTM119b44f02i01 cash for 11 servants.pdf
Entry from a St. Inigoes accounts ledger for September 19, 1835 recording the sale of 11 "servants" by the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen for $4000. The next entry in the ledger is for the sale of two barrels of corn.

GAMMS24B1F2P26-33.pdf
Br. Joseph Mobberly offers a biblical justification of slavery and denies men are born free in the eyes of God. Continued in GSA144.

GAMMS24B1F2P33-36.pdf
In this section from his Treatise on Slavery, Br. Joseph Mobberly defends slavery as a lawful, reasonable, and necessary institution. This is a continuation of GSA143.

GTM119b66f01 Grivel to Lancaster 1839-05-04.pdf
Fr. Grivel reports from Georgetown on the aftermath of the sale of the Maryland Jesuits' human property. He notes that the Jesuits tried to keep husbands and wives together, but that some children were sent to Louisiana without their mothers. Some…

GTM119b66f01i14ab.pdf
Henry Johnson reports to Rev. McSherry SJ that the enslaved people transported to Louisiana were "healthy and well pleased with their situation." Compare with GSA88:"A cruel overseer": Letter from Fr. Grivel to Fr. Lancaster, May 30, 1840

GAMMS24B1F2P87-89.pdf
In this section from Br. Joseph Mobberly's Treatise on Slavery he identifies slaves in Maryland as Cham's descendants and cannibals who feast on infants.

How do I know if I'm related to the GU272.pdf
A brief guide to determining your genealogical connections to the GU272, composed by the Georgetown Memory Project.
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