Topics and issues to be researched:

  • Jesuits come to the colonies
  • first known slaveholder
  • plantations

  • Jesuit oversight
  • Irish context
  • relationship to the diocese

  • slavery in Maryland
  • environment
  • economy/agriculture

  • purchase
  • manumission
  • runaways
  • religion
  • education
  • marriage and family life

  • racism
  • revolution
  • Mobberly
  • War of 1812

  • sale
  • transfer
  • Louisiana

  • Georgetown
  • other sites:
    • Bardstown, KY, St. Louis, New Orleans, Alabama?