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William McSherry, S.J. (13 of 16), 1836-01-06-1837-01-07

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 13
Identifier: 119_65_2
William McSherry, S.J. (13 of 16)
William McSherry, S.J. (13 of 16)

Scope and Contents

Contains ALS: from Bela Chase to V. Barber asking return to Claremont 1/4/1836; from Grivel to Lancaster on misc. 1/6/1836; from Beschter to Patrick Leavy, SJ on an enslaved cook who was whipped after witnessing another priest in the act of self-flagellation 1/7/1836, on new votaries 6/16/1836; from Fr. Renault to Grivel on family news 1/12/1836; from Wm. McSherry to McElroy on procurement of property in Frederick (?) 1/14/1836; from McElroy to Dzierozynski on misc. 1/20/1836; from A. Kohlmann to McElroy on success of school at Frederick, completion of St. Joseph's, Philadelphia 2/1/1836; from Roothaan to Dubuisson on length of latter's stay in Vienna 2/3/1836; 3 from a Rev. McDonald to Wm. McSherry asking Society presence in Upper Canada 3/19 & 6/15/1836, 1/3/1837; from Kenney to Mulledy letter of introduction 4/4/1836; from G. Fenwick, novice to G. Fenwick, SJ on former's trip to St. Louis U 4/6/1836; from B. Fenwick to G. Fenwick on impending purchase of church in Augusta, ME 4/27/1836; from B. Fenwick to Wm. McSherry making latter Vic. General of Boston Diocese 6/21/1836. **Former finding aid locations: 119_65_2; 211 K1 - 211 K13**

Materials on Slavery

This folder contains materials related to Jesuit slaveholding.

"A Dreadful Whipping": Fr. Beschter to Fr. Leavy on the whipping of a female slave at St. Inigoes, January 7th, 1836 [GSA 94]


  • 1836-01-06-1837-01-07


From the Collection: 292 boxes (292 total boxes, plus 14 card catalog drawers (201 regular boxes, 25 oversized boxes, 53 restricted regular boxes, 13 restricted oversized boxes, 14 card catalog drawers))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Multiple languages