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MPAB40F10.pdf
This letter from 1838 illustrates the aftermath of the Jesuit's sale of 272 enslaved men, women and children to Louisiana. Just eight days after the terms of agreement, Jesse Batey wrote to Fr. McSherry to inquire about the whereabouts of Eliza, a…

MPAB66F3.pdf
Rev. Thomas Mulledy expresses relief at having concluded the sale of the Jesuits' slaves. He reports that all the enslaved people had been put on board a ship except for those who were "married off" to husbands and wives who were not owned by the…

mpcb1f1nbs.pdf
This account from the Bohemia plantation registers the sale of nine enslaved persons and the purchase of four. These transactions include infants as young as 3 weeks old, as well as an the sale of an infant to an enslaved woman who remained at…

"Meet the GU272: a digital exploration of georgetown's history of slavery" is a website designed by Sabrina Ma (GU '18) and Jonathan Gibson (GU'19). Meet the GU272 provides a set of preliminary digital visualizations of information about the enslaved…

CRCCO05241803.pdf
In a meeting held at the White Marsh plantation, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy attempted to regulate the sale of slaves on their plantations by empowering plantation managers to exchange slaves in the case of intermarriage and to sell or…

CRCCBIT1814.pdf
At a meeting held at Georgetown College in 1813, the members of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy decided to sell two "black servants" to the Rev. Bitouzey, a member of the secular clergy, who was in charge of White Marsh until his resignation…

CRCC1814ML.pdf
At a meeting held at Georgetown College on September 14, 1813, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen instructed its agent to provide the Rev. Malavé with an enslaved man.

Fr. Malavé was a Belgian Jesuit who came to live at Georgetown…

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…

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,…

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…
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