Scope and Contents
Journal 12.20A: Persons Received in the Catholic Church in 1819. List of converts at Holy Trinity (April 1819-September 29, 1922) and at Frederick (October 1822-1832). Includes the names of free and enslaved Black people. The stories of several of the conversions are noted.
Journal 12.20B: Contains a record of First Communicants at Holy Trinity Church-Georgetown (1819-1822). Lists numbers of communicants and names of communicants, including Black communicants. Holy Trinity (1818-1822); Frederick (1823-1835); For Low Sunday 1818, lists Anne Becraft as communicant.
**Former finding aid locations: 119_9_1; 12.20A-12.20B**
This folder contains materials related to Jesuit slaveholding.
Suckey's Funeral at the College Ground, 1819: Fr. McElroy, the parish priest of Holy Trinity Church at Georgetown, recorded the death and burial of Suckey, an enslaved woman owned by Mr. Key. Fr. McElroy noted that around 400 people attended her funeral.[GSA298]
- 1819 - 1835
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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 )
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From the Collection: Multiple languages
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