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Fr. Fenwick complains to Fr. Grassi that he does not have the resources to feed and clothe the enslaved at White Marsh. The enslaved people need blankets, clothes, and other articles. The current crop will not produce enough income to cover these…

MPAB67f71842.pdf
Four years after the sale of 1838, Fr. Grivel reports to Fr. Lancaster about his recent visit to the White Marsh. During his stay at the plantation, Grivel spoke with Isaac Hawkins, an enslaved man who had been listed as part of the 1838 sale, but…

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On March 23, 1810, G.B. Bitouzey, the manager of White Marsh plantation posted a runaway slave advertisement for Harry Shorter, a 25 year-old man, in the Maryland Gazette. Bitouzey lists the neighberhood of Georgetown as a possible destination for…

18060501mdg2.pdf
On May 1, 1806, G.B. Bitouzey, the manager of White Marsh plantation, posted a runaway slave advertisement in the Maryland Gazette for Michael, a twenty year-old man. Bitouzey, a secular priest, was a board member of the Corporation of Roman Catholic…

18030210mdg1.pdf
This set of advertisements in the Maryland Gazette illustrates Rev. John Ashton's attempts to capture Isaac and Moses from White Marsh after he was released from his duties as plantation manager in 1801. In response to Ashton's advertisement from…

17980201mdg3.pdf
On January 8, 1798, Rev. John Ashton, the manager of White Marsh plantation, posted a runaway slave advertisement for Charles and Patrick Mahoney in the Maryland Gazette. In 1791, Charles Mahoney, along with his siblings Patrcik and David, filed…

MPAAD6806251838.pdf
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…

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…

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…

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…
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