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Slavery -- Maryland

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

2.4 General and Special Accounts, 1793 - 1963

Scope and Contents This subseries consists of account books, expense journals, donation records, seminary fund records, and receipts related to both general and specialized accounts maintained by the Provincial Procurator. Account records are especially robust for the duration of the Maryland-New York Province (1879-1943), but also reflect financial matters during the period of Jesuit slaveholding, with some documentation of the 1838 sale of 272 enslaved individuals (Box 78, Folder 2) . The...
Dates: 1793 - 1963

Joseph P. Mobberly, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS24
Scope and Contents The Joseph P. Mobberly, SJ Papers (1815-1827) consist of the remembrances, observations, and expositions of a Jesuit who worked principally as manager of St. Inigoes, a house and plantation in St. Mary’s County, and who taught at Georgetown College. Brother Mobberly wrote on a wide variety of topics: agricultural management, focusing particularly on the economic viability of enslaved labor and strategies for maximizing the production of wheat, corn, and other alternatives to tobacco...
Dates: 1815 - 1827

Tilghman Family Papers

Identifier: GTM-720803
Scope and Contents Correspondence, financial records, daybooks, ledgers, clippings and photographs pertaining to the Tilghman family and their plantation in Queen Anne's County, Maryland (The Hermitage). References to noted members of the family, including Colonel Richard Tilghman and Matthew Tilghman, occur among the records. Also contained in the papers is a journal kept by Stedman R. Tilghman, describing his travels through the West in 1843, including detailed accounts of American Indian culture and...
Dates: 1712 - 1843