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Minutes and Proceedings, Trustees' Meetings (1 of 2), 1793 - 1813

 File — Box: 96, Folder: 1
Identifier: 119_24_1; 119_24_4
Minutes and Proceedings, Trustees' Meetings (1 of 2)
Minutes and Proceedings, Trustees' Meetings (1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

This folder consists of proceedings [minutes, 1793-1813] of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen [Vol. 1], as well as a transcript that was copied for Georgetown College.

At several meetings, the possible sale and manumission of enslaved people is discussed.

**Former finding aid locations: 119_24_1; 119_24_4; 91.1; 91.4**

Materials on Slavery

This folder contains materials related to Jesuit slaveholding.

"In the service of the Bishop": Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Cathoic Clergyman, March 29th, 1797 [GSA164]

An injurious Manumission: Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy, May 5, 1801 [GSA165]

"Dispose of them": Proceedings of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen, May 12, 1808 [GSA166]

The sale of George and two families, June 1809 [GSA177]

"To Humane and Christian Masters": The Disposal of Sarah's Children, June 1809 [GSA178]

Resoultion to apprehend Tom, June 1809 [GSA179]

The Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergyman orders the sale of "superfluous slaves" to pay debts, July 1805 [GSA241]

"The power of managers to dispose unruly slaves," May 24, 1803 [GSA324]

The Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergyman sells two people to the Rev. Germain Bitouzey, LS, September 14, 1813 [GSA325]

The Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergyman authorizes a servant for the Rev. Malave, September 14, 1813 [GSA326]

The Corporation refuses to pay Rev. Ashton's legal fees for Mahoney v. Ashton, November 28, 1804 [GSA327]

The Maryland Jesuits discuss and resolve to sell the majority of their enslaved community, 1813-1814 [GSA369]

Rev. Eden recieves the profits of the sale of three enslaved persons, June 1811 [GSA372]

Dates

  • 1793 - 1813

Extent

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