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REV. JOHN DIGGES, JR. SJ, PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Digges: "Spiritual retreat of 8 Days" w/ day 5 missing
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1734 - 12/31/1746

DESCRIPTION: Seven, medium-size MS booklets of about ten pages each, sewn inside sheets taken from a work called "Reflexions sur les Quatre fins" and English-language works. Note on first indicates that they were found in the paper of Baltimore Abp Leonard Neale who died in Georgetown 18 June 1817. One day in each booklet.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Digges: Spiritual dialogues, various subjects, I
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1734 - 12/31/1746

DESCRIPTION: Eight folded, unsewn booklets of medium-format of about 16 lvs each, each on a separate spiritual dialogue; e.g., Points of Christian perfection, Of a recollected heart, . . .no bounds to virture, Of sensible consolations, Of scruples, Of vanity, etc.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Digges: Spiritual dialogues on various subjects, II
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1734 - 12/31/1746

DESCRIPTION: Three folded (one sewn) booklets of small format, each on a spiritual dialogue; e.g., On the sacrament of penance, Upon the commandments, and On the end of man. Each has about 20 lvs.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Digges: Misc. devotional manuscripts
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1734 - 12/31/1746

DESCRIPTION: Packet of some 15 folded (some sewn) MSS, two of very small format, the rest of medium-size, each of which treats some topic such as penitance, the perfection of God, duty to God, etc. All are in English. One is sewn within a cover fashioned from part of a Baltimore newspaper from about 13 March 1815.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Digges: MS "Considerations for January"
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1734 - 12/31/1746

DESCRIPTION: Small, bound, covered book of about 60 pages filled with a series of 60 "Considerations." It is numbered through 14 "days" then continues with sequential numbers to the end. No dates, name, or places appear in it.

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