Corporation RCC-Varia [90 T1-5]., 01/01/1795-12/31/1817
Series-level Scope and Content Note
This series consists of information pertaining to the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy.
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From the Collection: 131 Linear Feet (224 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
This folder [90 T1-5] consists of varia [generally concerning to financial matters (1795-c. 1817)] pertaining to the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen. Items include: Indenture (1792) of Rev. James Jones; Assignment of Stock (1806) from Rev. John Rosseter to the Corp. RRC; Receipt (1815) by Rev. William Pasquet to Francis Neale, S.J.; Letter (July 7, 1806) from John Ashton to Francis Neale, S.J.; Letter (Jan. 30, 1810) from John Ashton, S.J., to Fr. Neale; Copy (1810) of Ashton's letter to Neale; Letter (Jan. 15, 1811) from Ashton to Neale; Money draft of James Walton to John Ashton (1795); Judgment from Anne Arundel County Court (1795); Account of John Ashton with the Corp.; Letter (Mar. 2, 1804) from Ashton to the trustees of the Corporation; Two letters (1804) from Ashton to Francis Neale, S.J.; Letter (Jul. 5, 1805) from Ashton to the Trustees of the Corp. RRC; Letter (Feb. 3, 1806) from Ashton to G.B. Bitouzey, S.J.; Letter (Jul. 28, 1805) from Ashton to Charles Neale, S.J.; Letter (Sept. 14, 1818) from Ashton to the trustees of the Corp. RRC; Accounts of Ashton with the Corp. RRC (1795-1814) and statement of these accounts to Oct. 15, 1815; Mr. Ashton's Chart; Letter (June. 19, 1816) from Notley Young, S.J., to the Corp; Letter (1817?) to Francis Neale, S.J., addresses the topic of the manumission of Negro slaves at Bohemia farm.
Subjects and Associated Physical Materials
YOUNG, (SJ) NOTLEY-CORRESP.-(1816): Manuscript
MARYLAND-ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT-JUDGMENT-(1795): Manuscript
ROSSETER, (REV) JOHN-ASSIGNMENT OF STOCK-(1806): Deed
WALTON, (SJ) JAMES-MONEY DRAFT TO J. ASHTON-(1795): Manuscript
ASHTON, (SJ) JOHN-CORRESP.: Manuscript
FLEMING, ANTHONY: Manuscript
CORP. RCC-TRUSTEES-CORRESP.: Manuscript
CORP. RCC-VARIA-(1795-C.1817): Manuscript
NEALE, (SJ) CHARLES: Manuscript
HUBERT, (BP) FRANCIS: Manuscript
JONES, (REV) JAMES-INDENTURE-(1792): Deed
PASQUET, (SJ) WILLIAM-RECEIPT-(1815): Manuscript
BITOUZEY, (SJ) G. BARNABY: Manuscript
ASHTON, (SJ) JOHN-ACCOUNTS WITH CORP. RCC: Manuscript
NEALE, (SJ) FRANCIS: Manuscript
CAMPBELL'S CHANCE: Manuscript
OWNES, RICH: Manuscript
BROWNE, AQUILA: Manuscript
SEMMES, (SJ) JOSEPH: Manuscript
O'BRIEN, (REV) WILLIAM: Manuscript
NEGROES-BOHEMIA FARM-MANUMISSION OF SLAVES: Manuscript
BOHEMIA MANOR-NEGROES-MANUMISSION: SLAVES-(C. 1817): Manuscript
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository