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MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 1_27_1836-Carbery.pdf
In this letter from 1836, the Procurator expresses his surprise that Fr. Carbery did not record the sale of 17 enslaved persons in 1835, as this was "not a sale of mere produce but of a true & real capital."

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 1_3_1836-Carbery.pdf
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…

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 1840-02-18 Batey.pdf
In this letter from 1840, Fr. John McElroy, acting as Procurator of the Maryland Jesuits, and Dr. Jesse Batey haggle over the price of three enslaved persons sold in 1838 to Louisiana. After the sale, Batey demanded a sum to be deducted for some of…

MSA Levy Court C1511-1 1836 p247.pdf
In May 1836, the St. Mary's County levy court removed seventeen slaves from Fr. Carbery's tax burden.

Fr. Carbery was the manager of St. Inigoes plantation. The county recorded the death of three of the slaves, and noted that the fourteen others…

St. Inigoes Tax Assessments 1795-1841.pdf
This item aggregates 25 years of tax assessments over a 46-year period into a single document. It shows how the slave population at St. Inigoes evolved over time.

The transcription provided faithfully reproduces relevant entries from ledger pages…

MPA Levy Court C1524-9 1839 Box 17 Folder 1 A-D.pdf
The Maryland Province Jesuits did not sell all of their slaves to Louisiana in 1838, disposing of several to local buyers and maintaining a handful on their own plantations. Rev. Joseph Carbery, SJ, the Jesuit manager of St. Inigoes, identified the…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 C.pdf
On May 18, 1836, Rev. Joseph Carbery SJ, the manager of the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation, wrote to the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County to request that he remove seventeen slaves from his tax burden. Many of the slaves mentioned appear…

MPA Levy Court C1524-6 1836 Box 16 Folder 3 A.pdf
On May 27, 1836, Rev. Joseph Carbery SJ, the manager at St. Inigoes, wrote to the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County to request that he remove eight slaves from his tax burden. The Jesuits had sold six children under the age of eight away…

MSA Levy Court C1511-2 1839 p78.pdf
In June 1839, a little more than six months after the transport of Maryland Province slaves to Louisiana, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted the St. Inigoes slave community from Joseph Carbery's tax burden. A handful of the St.…

MSA Levy Court C1511-2 1838 p16.pdf
In the summer of 1838, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted from Joseph Carbery's tax burden the value of three slaves who had passed away the previous year: John, Lydia, and Ned Dorsey. All three individuals appear in both the…
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