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The Curtain Goes Up is a short film produced by Georgetown College students Yasmine Bouachri, Clio Gates, Lauren Lee, Gary Simons, and Xanthia Yerby in FMST-399- Social Justice Documentary, taught by Professor Bernard Cook in the Spring 2020…

A music video by GU272 descendant Carlos Scott, a pastor in Bowie, Maryland, who draws on the memory of his GU272 ancestors to honor of the memory of George Floyd, killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, 2020.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Maringouin 1919.jpg
Incorporated in 1907, the town of Maringouin (pop. 1,098 in 2010) is located on the site of Jesse Batey's West Oak Plantation in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. To this day it remains home to many GU272 descendants. This Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of…

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GTM119b40f05i03ab.pdf
In this letter from 1851, Jesse Batey requests that Fr. Thomas Mulledy or one of his representatives release him from the mortgage on 64 persons and a tract of land in Maringouin. Batey agreed to this mortgage in September 1839 to finance the payment…

GTM119b40f09i06a-h.pdf
This mortgage for 64 persons between Jesse Batey and Thomas Mulledy was one of the financial instruments used in the Jesuits' sale of 272 persons in 1838. Batey and Mulledy registered this certificate after these 64 persons were transported from…

GTM119b40f09i14a-f.pdf
This mortgage for 84 persons between Henry Johnson and Thomas Mulledy was one of the financial instruments used in the Jesuits' sale of 272 persons in 1838. Johnson and Mulledy registered this certificate after these 84 persons were transported from…

GTM119b40f09i09a-g.pdf
This certificate of mortgage for 56 persons between Henry Johnson and Thomas Mulledy was one of the financial instruments used in the Jesuits' sale of 272 persons in 1838. Johnson and Mulledy registered this certificate after these 56 persons were…

Green Letters RG01B04 Rosati Correspondence G 1827-1840 Archdiocese of St Louis Archives.pdf
Two letters from February 1838 indicate that the Jacksonian politician and newspaper editor Duff Green had entered into a "treaty" with Rev. Thomas Mulledy to purchase the Jesuits' slaves and relocate them to Arkansas. Green wrote to Bishop Joseph…

Carlos Scott Amen 2020 clip.mp3
Carlos Scott is a GU 272 direct descendant of Isaac Hawkins. Carlos grew up in Maringouin, Louisiana, but now resides in Bowie, Maryland. He is a singer and songwriter. Carlos writes songs that pay tribute to his "ancestors" and to all who were…

GSA406 Marshall letter.pdf
Fr. Adam Marshall reports to the Father General in Rome the sad state of the Mission's lands and finances. He describes the slave quarters as "almost universally unfit for human beings to live in." He suggests selling property in order to ease the…
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