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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…

St. Inigoes Tax Assessments 1795-1841.pdf
This item aggregates 25 years of tax assessments over a 46-year period into a single document. It shows how the slave population at St. Inigoes evolved over time.

The transcription provided faithfully reproduces relevant entries from ledger pages…

GTM119b93f11i01 Roothaan to Mulledy 1839-03-04.pdf
The Jesuit Superior General, Fr. Jan Philip Roothaan, writes to Fr. Thomas Mulledy, the Maryland Provincial, to express his satisfaction that the sale of the Maryland Jesuits' slaves had been completed, but he also expresses dissatisfaction with the…

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…

Maryl.-1003-IV_0343 Mulledy to Roothaan 1830-01-07.pdf
In a letter to the new Jesuit Superior General Jan Roothaan, Rev. Thomas Mulledy SJ assesses the state of Georgetown College and poses a set of challenging questions regarding the Jesuits' slaveholding in Maryland. He asks whether the Jesuits' slave…

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

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 receipt from November 10, 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…

In a letter to the Father General, Eccleston pleads for Mulledy to remain in the Society. He argues that the shock of his dismissal would create a scandal in the US.
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