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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…

CHMCB6F8.pdf
Fr. John Grassi, President of Georgetown College, writes to Br. Marshall to inform him of the arrival of eleven enslaved persons to St. Inigoes. This remarkable letter also mentions the case of two men, Charles and Clem, whose marriages were being…

GTM119b40f06i08.pdf
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…

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…

MPCB1F1CLTHBLNK.pdf
In 1790, Fr. Francis Beeston from Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, recorded the allowance of clothes for enslaved persons at the plantation. This allowance included a winter suit and two shirts for the men, a woolen gown and a linen…

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1-10_12_1841-BrookeJon p281-2.pdf
In response to an inquiry on the state of the White Marsh Plantation, the Procurator of the Maryland Province informs the Assessors for Prince George's Co. that the property that remains in their estate includes "four old slave servants, 1 man & 3…

Slaves at St Joseph 1765 from GTM119b49f02i01.pdf
Fr. Joseph Mosely's accounts of St. Joseph in Maryland from 1765 to 1767 includes a list of enslaved persons that notes where they came from, when they were born, and other biographical notes. Of particular interest in the mention of Nanny, a "Guinea…

McElroy Journal 1814-07-05 A negro woman.jpg
Fr. Miguel leaves an unnamed "Negro Woman" at the College in July 1814.

MPAB49F1SCH.pdf
In 1745, Fr. Thomas Poulton, SJ began a preparatory school at Bohemia plantation in Cecil County, Maryland. This account entry from 1746 shows Mr. Wyatt, the schoolmaster, paying Jack and Ben, two enslaved men on the plantation.

John Carroll,…

McElroy Journal 1813-07-18 Casimir.jpg
Rev. Fenwick leaves an enslaved man named Cassimir at Georgetown
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