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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…

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…

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.

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 1_3_1836-Carbery.pdf
In this letter from 1836, the Procurator of the Maryland Province writes to Fr. Carbery, manager of St. Inigoes, requesting that he inform him of "the number, age, & value of the men, women & child servants" recently sold. The letter refers…

In 1849, Fr. Thomas Lilly, the Superior at St. Inigoes plantation, paid Enoch Neale for the hire of three enslaved men: Lewis, William, and Robert. He also hired an unspecified number of enslaved men for wood cutting.

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…

MSA Levy Court C1511-1 1836 p247.pdf
In May 1836, the St. Mary's County levy court removed seventeen slaves from Fr. Carbery's tax burden.

Fr. Carbery was the manager of St. Inigoes plantation. The county recorded the death of three of the slaves, and noted that the fourteen others…

MSA Levy Court C1544-4 1813 S020.pdf
This list of enslaved people at St. Inigoes was prepared for purposes of tax assessment in 1813. It lists the names, ages, and scattered physical or health descriptions of the men, women, and children at the Jesuits' St. Inigoes plantation in the…
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