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These entries from June 25, 1838 document the transportation costs of an undetermined number of enslaved persons sold from White Marsh and St. Inigoes plantations.

In sum, the Jesuits spent $21 in transporting a group from White Marsh and $123.06…

This entry from the Maryland Province Cashbook records the receipt of $23,214 as part of the proceeds from the mass sale of enslaved persons to Henry Johnson in June 1838.

That same day, the Jesuit procurator also registered the proceeds from the…

This receipt from November 18, 1838 records a payment by Rev. Thomas F. Mulledy of fifteen and a half dollars for "supper, lodging & breakfast, horses, and servants."

From the date of the transaction, it is likely that the exchange is related to…

This receipt from November 12, 1838 records a payment by Rev. Thomas F. Mulledy of $57.50 to Capt. John Gibson for transporting an unspecified number of persons. It includes fees to a Dr. James Roach.

In this letter written six years after the sale of 1838, Fr. Thomas Mulledy notifies Henry Johnson that he accepts the new payment arrangement negotiated with Johnson by Mulledy's agent, Edmund Forstall, a prominent New Orleans banker.


This undated list sheds some light on the aftermath of the mass sale of enslaved persons in 1838. It enumerates eighteen enslaved persons who were "transported to Louisiana out of the 84." Presumably the 84 refers to the enslaved people identified in…

In this rich letter from 1817, Fr. Francis Neale, the pastor of Holy Trinity Church at Georgetown College, writes to Fr. Joseph Marshall at St. Inigoes to inform him of the impending arrival of Ned, an elderly man who will be sent from Georgetown.The…

This receipt from December 8, 1838, charges Fr. Thomas Mulledy ten dollars for taking an enslaved person to Alexandria and depositing him in jail.

On February 15, 1804, the Jesuits purchased Peter and his wife Prisc for St. Inigoes Plantation. They paid 400 dollars for the couple.

The ledger also indicates that on the same day they paid 3.77 to apprehend a "runaway Matt."

This cashbook entry from January, 1804 indicates that the Jesuits sold Frank, an enslaved man from St. Inigoes plantation for $320 dollars.
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