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Memoranda (1 of 5), 1823

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Memoranda (1 of 5)
Memoranda (1 of 5)

Scope and Contents

Memoir that includes Brother Mobberly's assessment of property damage at St. Inigoes during the War of 1812 and the transfer of enslaved people by Southern Maryland planters to the District of Columbia to prevent their escape to the British; the thwarted attempt of the Jesuits to sell enslaved people from Bohemia; an exposition of his management practices to support his argument that the Jesuits should reduce its slaveholdings for economic reasons; his dispute with Reverend Stephen Balch, a Presbyterian minister in Georgetown, over the distribution of the Douay Bible in 1805; and the pamphlet war between Leonard Edelen, SJ, and Methodist minister Reverend John Brady.


  • 1823

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From the Collection: 0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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