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John Anthony Grassi, S.J. (6 of 39), 1812-09-08-1812-10-30

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: 119_57.1_3
John Anthony Grassi, S.J. (6 of 39)
John Anthony Grassi, S.J. (6 of 39)

Scope and Contents

Contains ALS from Egan to Grassi on declining health of Beschter 9/8/1812; from Kohlmann to Grassi on unfitness of Malou, use of Conewago house as Novitiate, unfitness of Beschter as Master of Novices 9/11/1812; from Leonard Neale to Grassi on former's resentment of latter's rebuke re management of Georgetown 9/12/1812; from Bro. Joseph Mobberly to Grassi recommending St. Inigoes for Novitiate undated (pres. Summer 1812); from Grassi to Beschter on latter's relocation to White Marsh, decision on location of Novitiate 9/12/1812; from Abp Carroll to Enoch Fenwick re meeting of Corporation at Georgetown 9/12/1812; from Rev. William Matthews to Grassi on duties of President and Vice President of Georgetown under Molyneux and Neale 9/14/1812; from James Wallace, SJ to Grassi on disordered state of Literary Institute 9/21/1812; from Benedict Fenwick to Grassi on Malou's discontent with Literary Institute 9/21/1812; from Abp Carroll to Enoch Fenwick on sending of novices to St. Inigoes until completion of White Marsh, new directors of Georgetown, $6000 loan from a Mr. Jackson of Bladensburg, pres. to Georgetown 9/23/1812; from C. Bowling, SJ to Leonard Edelin, SJ 9/2/1812; from Abp Carroll to E. Fenwick 9/25/1812; ANS from Lorenzo Abp of Rio de Janeiro (?) 10/3/1812; from Grassi to J.B. Cary, SJ 10/5/1812; from Grassi to Cary on mass stipends 10/23/1812; from John Henry, SJ to Cary on performance of marriage 10/29/1812; from Abp Carroll to Grassi recommending Matthew Deagle as student 10/30/1812.

*Former finding aid locations: 119_57.1_3; 203C9-203C25*

Materials on Slavery

This folder contains materials related to Jesuit slaveholding.

A "Multiplicity of Deaths': Fr. Mobberly to Fr. Grassi, on a series of deaths that occurred at St. Inigos, 1812 [GSA104]


  • 1812-09-08-1812-10-30

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From the Collection: 308 boxes (212 regular boxes, 25 oversized boxes, 58 restricted regular boxes, 13 restricted oversized boxes, plus 14 card catalog drawers )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Multiple languages


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