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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Histories-Servatae in Alba Russia Societatis Jesu [1A]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1772]? - [12/31/1772]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1A] consists of a Maryland Province Archives history entitled: "Historia-Servatae in Alba Russia Societatis Jesu," a bound MS history (c. 1772-1775) pertaining to the Society of Jesus in White Russia. Comprising two books, the work is a compendium of transcribed letters and accounts relating to the Society's history.



Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence-South America (1839-49) [1 K1-6]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1839]? - [12/31/1849]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1K 1-6] consists of Maryland Province Archives correspondence (1839-1849) from South America. Correspondence concerns local area affairs. Items of interest include: Lithograph [reproduction] entitled "De Sacris Expeditionibus initis per Dioecesim Bonaerensem."

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence-Italy (1810-20) [1 M1-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1810]? - [12/31/1820]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1M 1-4] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1810-1820) from Italy. Items of interest include: letter (no date/Cajetan Angiolum) which describes efforts of Father General to receive permission from the Russian emperor to return to Rome; one copy- "Lapidariae Inscriptiones in Laudem Reverendissimi Patris Cajetani Angiolini."

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence-Portugal (1830-1834) [1 N1-6]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1830]? - [12/31/1834]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1N 1-6] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1830-1834) pertaining to Portugal. Items of interest include: list of missionary Jesuits in Lisbon; copies of 1832 editions of the "Gazeta de Lisboa" [Feb. 14, Feb. 23 & 24, March 9, May 23]; letter (Mar. 25, June 6, 1830/Sept. 6, 1834) concerns Portugal and its restoration of the Society of Jesus.



Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence-Spain-Society of Jesus-Restoration-1815 [1 P1-2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1815]? - [12/31/1815]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1P 1-2] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1815) pertaining to the restoration of the Society of Jesus in Spain. Items of interest include: [1P1] Letter excerpts re: reinstitution of the Society in Spain. An excerpt from Father Andrews [written from Naples] relates information concerning the death and funeral of Father Mozzi.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence-France (c. 1833-37) [1 R1-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1833]? - [12/31/1837]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1R 1-4] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (c. 1833-1837) pertaining to the history of France. Items of interest include: letter copy [1R4] contains material concerning la Societe Biblique. Also included is biographical material on Augustino Barruel, S.J. [d. 1820] and Bernardo Prevost, S.J. [d. 1833] as well as material pertaining to the Jews, Jacobins and Freemasons [Franche-macon].

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Histories-Prophetio: Bernardina Renzi (Valentana) [1 S1(3)a,b,c]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1764]? - [12/31/1778]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1S1(3)a,b,c] consists of Maryland Province material (c. 1764-1778) consisting of a narrative account of the Prophetio [predictions] of Bernardina Renzi, better known as Valentana, a young girl who, in 1768, predicted the persecution and ensuing dissolution of the Society. Narrative is authored by F. A. Pannizoni, S.J. Also included are Papal briefs of Clement XIII and Pius VII.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Histories-France (1787-1817) [1 S2-6]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1787]? - [12/31/1817]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1S 2-6] consists of Maryland Province historical accounts (1787-1817) pertaining to France. Items of interest include: Account of the visions of Thomas Martin, a peasant from the parish of Gaillardon near Chartres witnessing the apparition of the Archangel Raphael who made predictions concerning King Louis XVIII and the future of France; Notice sur l'Etablissement de l'Institut de la foi de Jesus par le Pere Halnat, un des premieres compagnons du Pere [Nicola] Paccanari; Excerpta literarum P. Mozzi, S.J.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Histories-Account: Discovery of Artifacts (Vienna, 1780) [1 S7]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1780]? - [12/31/1780]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1S7] consists of a Maryland Province history of the discovery of artifacts found in a log of wood, located in the front of an old professed house [Vienna, 1780].

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Documents-re: Russia (1779-1817) [1 T0,1-3]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1779]? - [12/31/1817]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1T 0,1-3] consists of Maryland Province documents (1779-1817). Items of interest include: "In imperio Catharinae II. Imperatricis & Autocratoris totius Rossiae, etc." [decree of Bishop Stanislaus Sietrzencewicz of Mallen that noviceship may be established in Russia]; Circular published on the Russian novitiate; Account of society in White Russia, attempts at suppression, the good achieved by society, life in White Russia.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Histories-Society of Jesus-Russia (1785) [1 T4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1785]? - [12/31/1785]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1T 4] consists of Father Charles Plowden's "Account of the Preservation and Actual State of the Society of Jesus in the Russian Dominians" (1785). According to a note inside the book, the work is an abbreviation of Father Magnani's "Historia Societatis Jesu in Russia" [post 1773].

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Histories-Society of Jesus-Russia-Preservation (Copy 2) [1 T4a]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1785]? - [12/31/1785]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1T 4a] consists of copy two of the "Charles Plowden (SJ)'s "Account of the Preservation and Actual State of the Society of Jesus in the Russian Dominions" (1785).

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Documents-re:Soc. of Jesus-Russia (1801-28) [1 T5-14]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1801]? - [12/31/1828]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1T 5-14] consists of Maryland Province documents (1801-1828) pertaining to the Society of Jesus in Russia. Items of interest include: Litterae Apostolicae from Pius VII to Francisco Kareu, S.J., and Gabrieli Gruber, S.J.; [Part 2 of brief to Gabriel Gruber, S.J., to restore the Society in Sicily]; [Pius VII] "Literae apostolicae quibus Societatis Jesu in Imperio Rossiaco approbatur & confirmatur" [Brief of Pius VII-"Catholicae Fidei" at request of Emperor Paul I for official recognition in White Russia]; Literae Apostolicae of Pius VII to Franciso Kareu, S.J., and Gabrieli Gruber, S.J., [Brief "Catholicae Fidei" by Pius VII for official recognition in White Russia. Part 2-Brief to G. Gruber, S.J., to restore Society in Sicily]; Dilecto Filio Gabrieli Gruber...Praesisi Gen. Congr. Soc. Jesu in Imp. Rossiaco [Handwritten copy of Brief of Pius VII to Fr. Gruber to restore the Society in the Two Sicilies. Also English translation from newspaper]; Litterae Pii Papa VII ad G. Gruber datae referibentis Epistolae...Electionem [Letter (1803) referring to Gruber's letter to Pius VII telling him that he had been elected Superior General. Pius' praise and expectations (Signed by Pius VII himself)]; Traduction de rapport presente a l'Empereur par le Ministre des Affaires Ecclesiastiques [Directives and reasons for sending all the Jesuits out of Russia and never to be allowed to return; Osservazioni sul Rapporto presentato all'Imp. di Russia...dal A. Gallitzin [Commentary on Prince Gallitzin's letter to Emperor Alexander I concerning the banishment of the Jesuits from Russia]; Observations sur le rapport presente a l'Empereur de Russie par A. Gallitzin [French translation of previous document]; Expulsion of Jesuits from Russia [An abbreviated English version of Prince Gallitzin's letter concerning the banishment of the Society from Russia]; "Celssissimo ac Illustmo...Ignatii Comiti Raczynski...dicamus Carmen Allegoricum" (1820) [Allegorical Latin poem in honor of Archbishop Ignatius Raczynski, S.J.]; letter (Aug. 2, 1820) provides account of Jesuits in France, Italy, Austria, Poland; letter (Dec. 16, 1820) concerns the Jesuits at Hildesheim, Germany-where they come from, what they do, the discipline of the house; letter (Jan. 20, 1823) is account of death and last words of Archbishop Ignatius Raczynski, S.J.; letter (Dec. 26, 1823) provides a summary of briefs restoring the Society. Also includes the Society in Poland, a visit of Archduke Francis Charles at Tarnapol, and a list of Jesuits in Ireland.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Documents-re: Society of Jesus (1713-1816) [1 W1-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1713]? - [12/31/1816]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1W 1-4] consists of Maryland Province documents (1713-1816) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: "Memoire lu au Conclave de l'an 1769...de la Destruction des Jesuits par...Bourbon" [Memoire of the Conclave of 1769 in which ministers of the Bourbons pressed for a pope who would suppress the Jesuits]; "Authentic copy of the Protestation made by the [Father] general Laur. Ricci, S.J., before his death" [Three items stiched together-Protestation followed by brief comment, two relations on suppression in France and Spain]; "A circumstantial account of the death of Abbe Lawrence Ricci...Protestation" [Account of Ricci's death in 1775 along with his Protestation of the innocence of the Order]; Extract from letter (Feb. 27, 1775) describing the election of Pius VI. Cardinals and ex-Jesuits mentioned. Father Ricci et al. in prison; "Prognosticatio A Rev. Stanislao Leuds Ecclesia Ste. Patricii ad corrigiam in Hi." [Copy of prophecy of 1713 regarding Napoleon and fragment of "Letter of the celebrated Father Neuville on the Suppression of the Society"]; "Prognosticatio a Revde. Stanislao Leuds Ste. Patricii...Hibernia anno 1713" [Two copies of prophecy of 1713 regarding Napoleon. Copy c has added notes by Jos. Tristram, J.P. de Cloriviere and J.W. Beschter, S.J.].

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Varia-Society of Jesus-Paraguay/Portugal (1746-85) [1 Z0,1-1a]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1746]? - [12/31/1785]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1Z 0,1-1a] consists of Maryland Province varia (1746-1785) pertaining to the Society of Jesus in Paraguary and Portugal. Items of interest include: "An Account of all the public writers, native of Portugal, Members of the Venerable Society of Jesus and of their respective Literary Works" [a Detailed catalog of mostly 16th and 17th Century authors, listed alphabetically by first name, and their works]; "Extract from Diary of P. Pedro de Parras in Paraguay (1746-1759)" [List of all Jesuits whom Parras found in towns (pueblos) where he stayed]; Lettere [1774-1785?] nove del Pre. G. Cordara sopra l'abolizione della Compagnia [Two separate fascicles containing a total of six letters on the subject of the Suppression of the Society].

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Soc. of Jesus-France/Spain/Portugal (1753-1839) [1 Z2-7]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1753]? - [12/31/1839]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1Z 2-7] consists of Maryland Province varia (1753-1839) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Material on Portugal [Extracts of letters in French concerning the events preparatory to the suppression in Portugal in 1759]; "De Rebus Sociorum Provincia Aragonia S.J. Ab indicto ipsis ex Hispania exilis..." [Concerns events in the Province of Aragon from 1767-1784]; letter (Dec. 12, 1766) contains detailed description of life in the prison of St. Julian. It speaks of food, treatment, number and nationalities of Jesuits imprisonned there; "Estracto de la Gaceta de Ansterdam, del 7 de Agosto de 1767" [Charles III, King of Spain requests Pope Clement XIII to remove Jesuits from Spain. The Pope supports Jesuits and implores Charles to abrogate decree of expulsion; letter (June 9, 1762) from Pope Clement XIII to Louis XV, King of France [Pope implores Louis XV to support the Jesuits and to oppose those who persecute them]; letters- "Clemens Papa XIII ad Episcopos Andegavensem, Alesiensem, Nolanum et Sarlatensem" [letters to four bishops regarding their response to the French Parlement's opposition to the Jesuits, respecially regarding the Assertions]; Account [in English] of the suppression in France of the Jesuits by Parlement and Louis XV.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Correspondence & Events Relative to the Society [1 A1]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1713]? - [12/31/1816]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [1A 1] consists of Maryland Province Correspondence [written in a letter book entitled "Letters and Events Relative to the Society of Jesus"]. The numerous topics of interest include: Prophecy of Bernardina Renzi, Prophecy concerning Napoleon Bonaparte, Answer of Archbishop of Paris to the Suppression brief, Cardinals opposed to the Jesuits, Death of Pope Clement XIV, Pope Clement XIII's constitution regarding approving the Society, Epitaph of the Society suppressed in France, Members of the French clergy, Jesuit power in Poland, Jesuits suppressed by Clement XIV, Jesuits reintroduced into America, Index of all the Generals of the Society, Replies to the accusations against the Jesuits, Madame de Pompadour [of France] as an accessory to the suppression, and the conspiracy against the Society in France.



Box: 2 Fold: 1 Varia-Soc. of Jesus-Maryland-Records/Reports (c.1633-38) [3 T1]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1633]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3T 1] consists of Maryland Province varia [e.g., extracts of letters, reports, notes, records, etc. in a ledger book] pertaining to the Society of Jesus in Maryland (c.1633-1638).

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Histories-Relatio Itineris/Relationes Missionis Marylandia [3 T1a]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1633]? - [12/31/1677]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3T 1a] consists of a Maryland Province ledger book contains the Ralatio Itineris and the Relationes Missionis Marylandiae (c. 1633-1677).

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Documents-Articles of Agreement (1805) [2 A1-G2]
DATE SPAN: 09/20/1805 - 09/20/1805

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2A 1-2G2] consists of Maryland Province documents [e.g., Articles of Agreement between John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore and Robert Moylneux, S.J., 1805] pertaining to the reappointment on estates, annuity to Bishop, students of divinity. (Facsimile with handwritten transcript). [OVERSIZE Box 4: (2 A1)-"To the Gentlemen of the Late English Province of Jesuits" (1796) by Robert Plowden, S.J.; OVERSIZE Box 4: "An Arrangement made by the Most Rev. Leonard Neale, Archbishop of Baltimore, with the Superior of the Society of Jesus regulating the Missions of the said Society within his Diocese." This item is a concordat (1816) made between Abp. Neale and John Grassi, S.J.].

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Correspondence-Society of Jesus-Maryland [2 K0-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1788]? - [12/31/1864]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2K 0-4] consists essentially of Maryland Province correspondence pertaining to the Society of Jesus in Maryland. Items of interest include: letter (Apr. 25, 1788) from 13 former Jesuits who find form of government after suppression unsatisfactory and plan to adopt new measures; Account of Francois M. Halnat, S.J., regarding the Institute of The Faith of Jesus. Last two pages contain letter signed by seven Jesuits regarding their joining the institute; letter [perhaps draft, dated June 21, 1805] from Archbishop John Carroll appointing Robert Molyneux, S.J., as Superior of the Society of Jesus in the United States; two handwritten copies of official letter (June 27, 1805) appointing Fr. Molyneux as Superior; An Account of the Reestablishment of the Society of Jesus in the U.S.-Events Connected Therewith [written by John McElroy (1863-1864)]. This account provides considerable information on the early years of Georgetown College, the Early Catalogues of the Missions of Maryland as well as material on Bishop Leonard Neale, S.J., Archbishop of Baltimore, Bishop John Carroll and John Grassi, S.J.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Varia-Society of Jesus-Maryland (1783-1856) [2 N0-1,3-6.5]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1783]? - [12/31/1856]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2N 0-1,3-6.5] consists of Maryland Province varia [e.g., notes from proceedings, transcripts, amendments, etc.] pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Transcript of letter of George Fenwick to Fr. Ward (1856) regarding 1783 election of superior; Proposals for management and perpetuation of Jesuit estates in Maryland and Pennsylvania/problems which might arise; Proceedings (Sept. 23, 1783) of a meeting of the South District of the Clergy in Maryland [Amendments proposed to Proceedings held at White March (June 27, 1783). Rules for clergy, amendments, plantation amendments]; Proceedings (Nov. 6, 1783) of a meeting of deputies...of Clergy in Pennsylvania and Maryland [re: deeds, land, wills]; General Chapter (Oct. 11, 1784) [Form of government, rules for particular government of clergy, management of plantations]; Petition stating reasons why a bishop should not be appointed at that time; Petition to Pope Pius VI [1783?] stating that they were no longer subject to Great Britain and not to appoint a bishop at that time, statement of reasons, etc.; Account of tobacco sales, crop/Liberty of Roman Catholic Church/Purchase of new tenement.



Box: 2 Fold: 6 Varia-Society of Jesus [2 N7-10]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1786]? - [12/31/1911]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2N 7-10] consists of Maryland Province varia pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Proceedings of the General Chapter for 1786 [proceedings re: procedure, particular resolves, debts, general resolves, institution of a school, etc., (synopsis provided)]; Circular letter (Mar. 25, 1789) concerns a memorial to be sent to the Pope representing the Church in the United States and petitions that a diocesan bishop be selected by the American clergy; Letter (1786-1787) pertains to the last Chapter and discusses the form of government, bishop, relation of the Society to the Church, Jesuit estates, future college, and summary of chapters; Resolves on selecting a bishop; Proceedings of the General Chapter at White Marsh (May 11, 1789). Among the topic discussed are slaves, Georgetown College, financial matters and Newtown; Letter (Nov. 14, 1789) from Leonardo [Cardinal] Antonelli congratulating John Carroll on his appointment to the bishopric of Baltimore; Proceedings of the General Chapter at White Marsh (Nov. 7, 1792). Items discussed consist of the Suplician Seminary in Baltimore, retired clergy, Georgetown College; "Propaganda Documents" (1911) [Appointment of the first bishop of Baltimore] by E.I. Devitt, S.J.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Varia-Society of Jesus (c.1773-1789) [2 R0-2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1773]? - [12/31/1789]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2R 0-2] consists of Maryland Province varia (c. 1773-1789) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: A Narrative of the Proceedings in the Suppression of the two English Colleges at Bruges in Flanders...by John Carroll; Lettre de Mgr. l'Archeveque de Paris en response a un Bref de sa Saintete le Pape Clement XIV par lequel il l'exhortoit a recevoir le Bref de Suppression de la Companie de Jesus.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Documents-Announcing Suppression of the Society-1773 [2 R2.5]
DATE SPAN: 10/06/1773 - 10/06/1773

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2R 2.5] consists of Maryland Province documents (Oct. 6, 1773) announcing the suppression of the Society of Jesus.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Varia-Society of Jesus (1722-1879) [2 T0-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1722]? - [12/31/1879]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2T 0-4] consists of Maryland Province varia (1722-1879) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Robert Hill to his Lordship submitting 5 regulations regarding the observance of Holy Days by Maryland Catholics (1722); "Our Fathers of the Society in America (1732) and Extract of Ordinations"; Regulations for the Maryland Mission (1759); Concordata Betwixt Mr.[sic] Province and Mr.[sic] Maryland settled ye 2 Apt. 1759 [Terms of agreement between the English Province and Maryland regarding Maryland's debt, province tax, expenses, etc.]; List of Superiors in Mission and Province of Maryland from 1632-1879.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Varia-Society of Jesus-(1730-1804) [2 W1-18]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1730]? - [12/31/1804]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2W 1-18] consists of Maryland Province varia (1730-1804) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Letter of authorization for George Hunter, S.J., and John Kingdon, S.J., as they set out for the American Missions; Poem (1730) by Arnold Livers, S.J., entitled "Mr. Lewis his Journey from Patapsko to Annapolis" describes countryside; Rev. in Xto Patri P. Josepho Mosely sacros Ordines suscipienti Ode [Ode in honor of Fr. Joseph Mosely upon his ordination; "A Birth-day Soliloquoy" by [George Hunter, S.J.?]. Poem (1749) contains reflections on a birthday; Father George Hunter's Letter Book (1760) [Includes letters to various people regarding financial affairs]; Narrative by a Nun at Georgetown Visitation Convent [Description (1801-1804) of vision in which nun saw Fathers Livers and Ashby in Purgatory. Georgetown Visitation girls ask to see monastery].



Box: 2 Fold: 11 Correspondence-Society of Jesus-(1773-1783) [2 P0-2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1773]? - [12/31/1783]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2P 0-2] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1773-1783) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Letter (Nov. 9, 1773); letters (Apr. 29/Aug. 4, 1783) pertain to the affairs of the Society.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Correspondence-Society of Jesus-(1640-1642) [2 Z1-8]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1640]? - [12/31/1642]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2Z 1-8] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1640-1642) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Included are letters of application for the Maryland Mission as well as the applicants' reasons for going.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Correspondence-Society of Jesus (1640) [2 Z9-23]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1640]? - [12/31/1640]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [2Z 9-23] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1640) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Included are letters of application for the Maryland Mission which provide the applicants' reasons for going.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Books/Pamphlets-Society of Jesus [3 A1-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1875]? - [12/31/1883]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3A 1-4] consists of Maryland Province books and pamphlets pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items included are: "English Province S.J." (1875) [Alphabetical Catalogue of Members of the English Province S.J. who assumed aliases or by-names, together with the said aliases]; "The Foundation of Maryland and the Origin of the Act Concerning Religion" [Apr. 21, 1649] by Bradley T. Johnson, published in 1883.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Varia-Society of Jesus [3 B1-2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1910]? - [12/31/1910]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3B 1-2] consists of Maryland Province varia (c. 1910) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Brief account of the Settlement of Maryland; Notice historique de l'etablissement et des progres de la Religion catholique dans les Etats-Unis; Chapter XVIII of unspecified history account. This excerpt concerns Maryland during its first settlement by the English.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Newsclippings-Society of Jesus [3 C1]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1855]? - [12/31/1907]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3C 1] consists of newsclippings (1855-1907) belonging to the Maryland Province Archives.

Box: 2 Fold: 17 Books/Pamphlets-Society of Jesus [3 H1-2, 4-5]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1842]? - [12/31/1884]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3H 1-2, 4-5] consists of books and pamphlets belonging to the Maryland Province Archives pertaining to the early settlement and history of Maryland.

Box: 2 Fold: 18 Correspondence (1842-51) [3 K1-N12]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1842]? - [12/31/1851]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3K1-3N12] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1842-1851).

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Varia-Society of Jesus [3 R1-S6]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1842]? - [12/31/1958]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [31R-356] consists of Maryland Province varia (1842-1958) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: letter citing five principal authorities supporting Fr. Andrew White's nationality as English; Brief life [draft] of Fr. Andrew White; One page transcript of Fr. Andrew White then from Dodd's English History; Historical sketch of the early Christian Missions among the Indians of Maryland; newsclippings (1958) provides background of the Maryland Mission with special focus on Frs. Andrew White and Thomas Copley.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Books/Pamphlets-Relatio Itineris in Marylandiam (1635-38)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1635]? - [12/31/1638]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3T1] consists of the Relatio Itineris in Marylandiam [Narrative of a Voyage to Maryland by Andrew White, S.J., an account of the colony of the Lord Baron of Baltimore. This consists of extracts from different letters of missionaries (1635-1638)].

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Varia-Society of Jesus (1837-84) [3 T2-16]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1837]? - [12/31/1884]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3T 2-16] consists of Maryland Province varia (1837-1884) [essentially correspondence] pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Act of Assembly (Mar. 20, 1837) allotting $500 for transcript of Jesuit documents relative to early history of Maryland; printed Oration delivered at the Commemoration of the landing of the Pilgrims of Maryland (1842) by John McCaffrey, S.J. [Pertains to early colonization of Maryland and Virginia as well as 17th Century Jesuit missionaries and English Penal laws against Catholics]; letter (May 4, 1851) from historian Francis Parkman relates work on Indians of the Rocky Mountains and missions; letter (May 8, 1851) indicates holdings [e.g., documents and manuscripts] located in Georgetown College Library pertaining to Jesuit missions; letter (Apr. 18, 1855) confirms presence of Lawrence Starkie and Francis Fitzherbert in Maryland, also that Cuthbert Fenwick, a Catholic, signed the Act of 1649; letter (Sept. 8, 1855) concerning superiors after Molyneux; newsclippings (1884) describe anniversary of St. Mary's City.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Documents-The Charter of Maryland (c. 1706) [3 Z1]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1706]? - [12/31/1706]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3z1] consists of one item, copy of Charles I's Charter of Maryland, printed c. 1706 by Reading at Annapolis, Maryland. Docketed on back by William Hunter, S.J. Very scarce item, perhaps the only extant copy.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Varia-Society of Jesus (1641-1642) [3 Z1-8]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1641]? - [12/31/1642]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [3Z 1-8] consists of Maryland Province varia (1641-1642) pertaining to Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore. Items of interest include: Conditiones propositae ab illus. Dno. Caecillo Barone Baltemore, Domino.... [New conditions on Plantation. Numbers 5 & 6 against tenure of land in Mortmain]; Extracts (c. 1642?) from Mr. Lewger's diary and letters to Lord Baltimore [Governor Leonard Calvert and Lewger go to the Jesuits with proposals re: Mortmain and Bulla Coenae]; Four points (1641) submitted to the English Provincial; Lord Baltimore's draft of a unilaterial concordat presented to Edward Knott, S.J., for concession to all of Baltimore's old and new dem.; letter (Oct. 1, 1642) from William Peasely indicates that Lord Baltimore has changed his mind and wants no Jesuits to go to Maryland until his demands are me; letter (Oct. 5, 1642) from Ann Peasely, sister of Lord Baltimore, indicates attempt on writer's part to get her brother to change his mind.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Photographs-Maryland Mission Catalogues-(1773-1840) [4 A]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1773]? - [12/31/1840]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [4A] consists of Catalogues Provinciae Marylandiae Societatis Jesu (1773-1840) [Mission Catalogues]. Records covering the years 1811, 1815-1818, 1840 have been photographed.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Correspondence-Society of Jesus-(1772-1952) [4 S1-T2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1772]? - [12/31/1952]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [4S1-4T2] consists of Maryland Province correspondence (1772-1952) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Copies of correspondence of Leonard Neale, S.J., Archbishop of Baltimore, covering the period from April 19, 1801 to February 16, 1808 [Seven copied letters regarding Neale's concerns such as the restoration of the Society, the small number of Jesuits in the United States, the need for college professors and the need for books]; Copies of correspondence of Anthony Kohlmann, S.J. [Six letters regarding the increase of Catholics in the United States, prospects of Jesuits colleges, the need for Jesuits in the United States, physics equipment needed, etc.]; Extract translated from Mr. Grassi's late Italian letter (Oct. 8, 1811) [Letter is a candid evaluation of the distressing situation at Georgetown College. Includes reviews and assessment of past presidents]; Letter (Nov. 21, 1818) talks of division at Georgetown between the American Jesuits and the Flemish Jesuits; Letter (Apr. 12, 1825) concerns the new cathedral to be built, the need for English-speaking priests who preach well, as well as the many Protestant sects; Letters (May, 1832-Mar. 1834) regarding novices, scholastics, cholera, the plan of the Jesuit house in Frederick, White Marsh, etc.; Copies of letters of John Carroll, S.J. (Jan. 1772-June, 1773) describe tense situation at Rome with rumors of the suppression of the Society. Also mentioned is the Irish College as well as the search for printing presses; Letters (Sept.-Dec. 1790) address money for American seminary, location of the United States capital, situation in France; Letters (Sept.-Oct., 1800) discuss Leonard Neale, S.J.,'s consecration as bishop, yellow fever, anti-Catholic sentiments; Letters (1800-1803) letters pertaining to the Society of the Faith of Jesus, Napoleon Bonaparte, the excessive strictness of Georgetown College; Letters (1804-1808) discuss uncertainties of the future of the society, unsatisfactory leadership at Georgetown under Frs. Francis and Leonard Neale; Letters (1808-1809) discuss difficulties of communication because of Embargo Act; Letters (1803-1814) describe tenuous situation between the U.S. and England, the imprisonment of Pius VII in France, the excellent work of the Sulpicians; letters (Feb. 3, 1814-Mar. 20, 1815) pertain to the Restoration of the Society and the corporation of Roman Catholic clergy; letters (June-Oct. 1815) contain letters regarding appointments to the Sees of New York and Philadelphia, problems in England regarding veto power.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Varia-Society of Jesus-(1633-1874) [4 W1-Z2a]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1633]? - [12/31/1874]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [4W1-4Z2a] consists of Maryland Archives varia (1633-1874) pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: State Papers-Domestic Chas. Ist, Vol. 243, No. 60. P.R. Office (July 31, 1633) [Warrant for the Ark (i.e., ship) of Maryland to set forth. Investigation of charges against Sir. John Harvey, Governor of Virginia, who had been sent hom by Council of Colony; Transcript of Charter of Maryland, Relation of Maryland, (1635), Extracts from Lewger's Diary, etc.; A short account of the Establishment of the New See of Baltimore...consecration of John Carroll, with discourse delivered on the occasion [Brief account of Maryland Catholics, address of Charles Plowden, S.J., delivered at the consecration of Bishop Carroll (Aug. 15, 1790); the Mission of Maryland [from Engl. Archives, (post-1835)]. This is a Collection of transcripts pertaining to the Maryland Mission up to 1773, includes catalog lists, annual letters, charter, etc.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Records-Society of Jesus (1632-1815) [4.5]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1632]? - [12/31/1815]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [4.5] consists of Maryland Archives records pertaining to the Society of Jesus. Items of interest include: Society death records dating as early as 1707. Also included is a pig-skin record book containing 17th and 18th Century records pertaining to land, permissions, baptisms, births and deaths. Written on the front inside cover of the record book are slave birth records.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Histories/Accounts-Maryland (1822) [5 P1]
DATE SPAN: 09/04/1822 - 09/04/1822

DESCRIPTION: This folder [5P1] consists of a brief history (1822) of Maryland and various acts imposed against the freedoms originally promised to Catholics in Maryland.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Varia-re: Maryland Acts [5 R1-4]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1706]? - [12/31/1773]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [5R 1-4] consists of Maryland Province varia (1706-1773) pertaining to Maryland legal Acts. Items of interest include: An Act declaring several Acts of Parliament made in the Kingdom of England [seven acts against growth of Popery in the colony (1707-1717)]; The Case of the R.C. in Maryland [three copies of paper stating that a fundamental law of the Province allowing full liberty of conscience has not been repected]; A Short Account of Ye Proceedings of Ye Assembly of Maryland in Regards to Ye Roman Catholics Settled There; Many Penal Acts of Assembly pass'd Against Ye Peoples of Ye Persuasion in These.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Documents-Petitions, etc.-(1756) [5 S1-2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1756]? - [12/31/1756]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [5S 1-2] consists of Maryland Province documents [e.g., petitions]. Items of interest include: Petition to Lord Baltimore's Governor, the King, Charles Calvert and Others [re: unjust laws promulgated against Catholics]; Copies of correspondence (1756) of Charles Carroll.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Documents-Petitions, etc. re: Maryland Roman Catholics [5 T1-9]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1756]? - [12/31/1756]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [5T 1-9] consists of Maryland Province documents (1756) [e.g., petitions, official correspondence] pertaining to the Roman Catholics of the Maryland Colony. Items of interest include: Petition to the...Upper House of Asembly of the Province of Maryland (1756) [two copies of petition to Upper House re: Petitions of 1751 and 1755 and proposed Double Tax Bill against Roman Catholics; Also included is correspondence of Charles Carroll, Benedict Calvert and John Ridout pertaining to the Double Tax Bill.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Varia-re: Catholics in Early Maryland (1751-57) [5 W1-5Z1]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1751]? - [12/31/1757]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [5W1-5Z1] consists of Maryland Province varia (1751-1757) pertaining to Catholics in Early Maryland. Items of interest include: A Case Whether the Penal Laws of England be in Force in This Province, by an Act [An Act delcaring several Acts of Parliament in England to be inforce in Maryland. Reference to laws and pages where found provided]; Com. of Aggrievances & Cts. of Justice [Rep. of Assembly with charges against Popery; Jesuits increase of plantations, Catholics youths sent to St. Omer's Mass houses; Letter with Memorial to Earl of Halifax citing charges against Catholics of Maryland; A list of letters and papers relating to persecution of Catholics and Jesuits including the Charter printed, copy of indictment, etc.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Books/Pamphlets-The Maryland Act of Religious Toleration [5 Z2]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1949]? - [12/31/1949]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [5Z2] consists of a pamphlet (1949) entitled "The Maryland Act of Religious Toleration-An Interpretation" by Gerald W. Johnson published in celebration of the tricentennial of An Act Concerning Religion, passed April 21, 1649 by the Maryland General Assembly.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Records-Maryland Province (c. 1734-1779) [6.1 -2.5]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1734]? - [12/31/1779]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [6.1 -2.5] consists of Maryland province records (c. 1734-1779). Items of interest include: Pigskin manual (c. 1747-1779) containing faculties and priveleges for Jesuits in Maryland; Newtown Memoranda (1740-1745) contains treatises on Purgatory, indulgences, venial sin, medicine for sick animals, horse breeding records, expenditures, list of books loaned; Almanac (1734) and notebook by Arnold Livers, S.J. [found in Rider's British Merlin].

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