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These two documents from 1837 provide an account of the death and burial of Margaret Smallwood, an enslaved woman who worked and died at Georgetown College at the age of 45. Margaret was born in St. Mary's County and was buried at the College…

Dick last rites.pdf
These two documents from 1829 relate to the death of Dick, a man enslaved on Georgetown's campus. On September 11, 1829 an entry in the campus' daily House Diary records that Father Van Lommel administered the Last Sacraments of the Church to Dick.…
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