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In 1798, an enslaved woman was bought by the Jesuits of St. Thomas Manor for 145 pounds of pork and $31.61. Her previous owner was a Mrs. Hope. The transaction does not record the name of the woman who was purchased.  

Jess was bought by the Jesuits in 1796 for 70£ on a 10 month credit. His previous owner was Walter Speak.

An account book from Newtown includes this transaction between Jesuit plantations in 1816. Br. Joseph Mobberly purchased from Newtown a pair of shoes for James, an enslaved man who was the groom of the stud horse kept at St. Inigoes.

An account book from Newtown includes this record of the diverse payment methods used by the Jesuits to furnish their slaves with shoes. Some of these payment methods included cash as well as an exchange of whiskey for a pair of shoes.

In February 1838, Fr. Grivel wrote a letter to Fr. Lancaster to update him of Province matters, including the aftermath of the 1838 sale and the purchase of Peter by Gov. Johnson. In a previous letter, Grivel informed Lancaster of their intentions to…

An account book from St. Inigoes for the early 19th century includes this record of the distribution of shoes to the slave community in March, 1818. This remarkable record indicates the name and shoe size for each person who received shoes -…

ARSI Maryl-1007-I-9 Havermans letter first page.pdf
In this letter to the Superior General, Fr. Havermans laments the "grim and displeasing" sale of the Jesuits' slaves. In a postscript dated November 12, he reports the anguish expressed by enslaved people at Newtown as they were being gathered for…

GTM119b66f03i06 Grivel to Lancaster 1838-11-06.pdf
In November 1838, as the remaining members of the Maryland Jesuit slave community were being shipped to Louisiana, Fr. Grivel wrote a letter to Fr. Lancaster with a glimpse of the proceedings at White Marsh.

Among other things, Fr. Grivel…

Washington Globe 1838-05-29 Batey advertisement cropped.jpg
Three weeks before purchasing enslaved people from the Maryland Jesuits, Jesse Batey posted this advertisement in the Washington Globe newspaper offering his plantation on Bayou Maringouin in Louisiana for sale in exchange for "negroes", or offering…

On March 1833, Georgetown College sold Gabe. Georgetown received $450 for Gabe and payed Edward M. Millard a commission of $22.50 for arranging the sale.Gabe may have been the same person who had previously been at the Washington Seminary.
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