Correspondence [212 P1-13]., 04/08/1838-06/24/1838
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From the Collection: 131 Linear Feet (224 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Contains ALS: from Wm. McSherry to Dzierozynski on latter's naturalization, deed to D. Barber property 4/8/1838; from Bp Brute to Dubuisson on Mattingly miracle 4/15/1838; from Carbery to Dubuisson with St. Inigoes fructus spirituales from 1829-37 4/27/1838; from T. Mulledy to McElroy on Dzierozynski's ill health 4/29/1838, on prices for slaves 6/12/1838; from Dubuisson to Wm. McSherry on sending priest to Alexandria 5/4/1838; from Ward to S. Barber on status of Georgetown (including list of teachers), anti-Catholic sentiment in Tennessee, offers of churches in Richmond, Wheeling, Philadelphia, NY, various miracles 5/6/1838; from B. Fenwick to G. Fenwick on mad priests 5/11/1838, letter of introduction 6/18/1838; from Henry Reiselman, SJ to S. Barber on misc., enrollment at St. Louis and Georgetown 11/15/1838; from Grassi to T. Mulledy on shipment of paintings to America, work in archives of England Province 6/6/1838; from Havermans to Dubuisson with Newtown fructus spirituales 6/8/1838; from T. Mulledy to Dzierozynski on assembly of Procurators 6/21/1838; from Dzierozynski to Mulledy on same 6/24/1838.
Subjects and Associated Physical Materials
MCSHERRY, (SJ) WILLIAM-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
DZIEROZYNSKI, (SJ) FRANCIS-CORRESP. TO (1838): Other Types
DZIEROZYNSKI, (SJ) F.-NATURALIZATION (1838): Other Types
BRUTE, (BP) SIMON-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
DUBUISSON, (SJ) STEPHEN-CORRESP. TO (1838): Other Types
MATTINGLY, ANN-MIRACLE CURE OF (1838): Other Types
HOHENLOHE, PRINCE-MIRACLES OF (1838): Other Types
CARBERY, (SJ) JOSEPH-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
ST. INIGOES MANOR-FRUCTUS SPIR (1838): Other Types
MULLEDY, (SJ) THOMAS F.-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
MCELROY, (SJ) JOHN-CORRESP. TO (1838): Other Types
BARBER, (SJ) SAMUEL-CORRESP. TO (1838): Other Types
SLAVES-PROVINCE-PRICES (1838): Other Types
ALEXANDRIA [VA]-CLERGY NEEDS (1838): Other Types
MCSHERRY, (SJ) WILLIAM-CORRESP. TO (1838): Other Types
WARD, (SJ) JAMES A.-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
DUBUISSON, (SJ) STEPHEN-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY-FACULTY (1838): Other Types
TENNESSEE-ANTI-CATHOLICISM IN (1838): Other Types
RICHMOND [VA]-CHURCHES OFFERED (1838): Other Types
WHEELING [WV]-CHURCHES OFFERED (1838): Other Types
PHILADELPHIA-CHURCHES OFFERED TO SOC (1838): Other Types
NEW YORK-CHURCHES OFFERED (1838): Other Types
GRASSI, (SJ) JOHN A.-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
FENWICK, (BP) BENEDICT-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
RIESELMAN, (SJ) HENRY-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY-ENROLLMENT (1838): Other Types
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY-ENROLLMENT (1838): Other Types
FENWICK, (SJ) GEORGE-CORRESP. TO (1838): Other Types
ENGLAND-PROVINCE-ARCHIVES (1838): Other Types
HAVERMANS, (SJ) PETER-CORRESP. OF (1838): Autographed Letter
NEWTOWN [MD]-FRUCTUS SPIR (1838): Other Types
PROCURATORS ASSEMBLY-CORRESP. RE (1838): Other Types
NEGROES-SLAVES-PRICES (1838): Other Types
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository