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MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 2 p20.pdf
In this letter written six years after the sale of 1838, Fr. Vespre notifies Fr. Mulledy that their agent in New Orleans, Edmund Forstall, had negotiated a new payment arrangement with Gov. Johnson for the money due to the Jesuits from the sale of…

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1 p194.pdf
After the sale of 1838, Dr. Jesse Batey requested an indemnification for three enslaved persons: an enslaved woman, and two infirm enslaved men. This letter from Fr. Vespre to Fr. McElroy recounts Dr. Batey's claim and the position of the Jesuits on…

MPA Addenda Loose Letter Joshua F Clarke May 14 1839.pdf
This receipt from 1839 charges Fr. Thomas Mulledy thirty one dollars for the transportation of a number of enslaved persons from the plantations to Washington. In addition to this charge, the receipt also includes the cost for a pair of shoes for an…

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1-4_30_1840-Sanders p173.pdf
In this letter from 1840, the Procurator of the province writes to Fr. Matthew Sanders, the manager of the White Marsh plantation, requesting information on the enslaved community that remained in the plantation after the sale of 1838.

The Federal…

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 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…

MPA49F3SLPM1832.pdf
On February 2, 1832, the Jesuits at Bohemia plantation sold Phillis, a 54-year old woman and Mary, a 9 year-old child for $80.50. They were sold to William and Joseph Cradock, a pair of tenants from the plantation. At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits…

MPAB49F3J23J1832.pdf
On January 23, 1832, Br. Heard, the manager at Bohemia plantation, registered the sale of Jery, an enslaved child. The Jesuits sold Jery to Alfred B. Thomas for $150. At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits approved Jery's sale, as well as the sales of…

MPAB49F3SLJ1832.pdf
On February 5, 1832, Br. Heard registered the sale of James, an enslaved man from Bohemia Plantation. He was sold to David Mackey for $250 with the condition that he would be free after 10 years.As a corporate body, the Jesuits approved James' sale,…

MPAB49F3SJCB1836.pdf
This 1832 account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of Jacob for $250. He was sold to Jacob Caulk for a term of 9 years and 6 months, after which he was to be free. At a meeting in 1833, the Jesuits approved Jacob's sale, as well as the…
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