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JOHN GILMARY SHEA PAPERS
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Box: 16 Fold: 21 Illinois
1800s

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings regarding Illinois Catholic History. References to Kaskaskia. Also, 1 printed bill: "H.R. 344. In the House of Representatives. December 21, 1885. . . . A Bill concerning lands in the State of Illinois ceded by France to the Seminary of Quebec, and to indemnify the grantee thereof;" introduced by John R. Thomas.

Box: 16 Fold: 22 Indiana - Roman transcripts
1841 - 1847

DESCRIPTION: Indiana - Vincennes - Roman transcripts - 1841-1847.

Box: 16 Fold: 23 Indiana
1783 - 1790

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Indiana Catholic History, 1783-90. References to Father Gibault and the Illinois Indians.

Box: 16 Fold: 24 Indiana
1750? - 1770?

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Registre des Morts dans la Paroisse du poste Vincennes," 1750-70?

Box: 16 Fold: 25 Indiana
1749 - 1775

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Registre des mariages pour les sauvages du poste Vincennes," 1749-75.

Box: 16 Fold: 26 Indiana
1749 - 1769

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Registres du Baptismes Pour les Sauvages du poste Vincennes," 1749-69.

Box: 16 Fold: 27 Indiana
1808 - 1814

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Registres des baptimes mariages et sepultures . . . eglise paroissale de Fr. Francois Xavier . . . poste Vincennes . . . " 1808-14.

Box: 16 Fold: 28 Indiana
1700? - 1850?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): Indiana Catholic History, 1700-1850?

Box: 16 Fold: 29 Indiana
1675 - 1804

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Early Catholicity in Indiana," 1675-1804.

Box: 16 Fold: 30 Indiana
1824

DESCRIPTION: 1 transcript: "Aux Habitans de Vincennes qui m'ont fait des plaintes sur la conduite de Mr. Champiommier Salut et Benediction," 1824.

Box: 16 Fold: 31 Indiana
1807

DESCRIPTION: AD (transcripts) regarding Vincennes, Indiana Catholic History, with reference to Simon Brute, 1807.

Box: 16 Fold: 32 Kentucky
1801 - 1871

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Dominicans. Kentucky and Ohio. from the Order in Kentucky," 1801-71.

Box: 16 Fold: 33 Kentucky
2/7/1818

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Copia di Lettera scritta . . . [Joseph] Rosati della Congregatione della Missione dal Seminario di S. Tomaso presso Bardstown . . . Kentucky," 2/7/1818.

Box: 16 Fold: 34 Kentucky
1833 - 1848

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Kentucky Catholic History, 1833-48?

Box: 16 Fold: 35 Kentucky
1804 - 1810

DESCRIPTION: AM transcripts regarding Kentucky Catholic History, 1804-10.

Box: 16 Fold: 36 Louisiana
3/5/1722

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/5/1722 from Bruno de Laugier (?), Superior of the Mission of Louisiana.

Box: 16 Fold: 37 Louisiana
1803

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (in Spanish) dated 1803 from Pedro Junin (?) to Joseph Hassette (?).

Box: 16 Fold: 38 Louisiana
4/1804

DESCRIPTION: ADS dated 4/1804, signed by Patrick Walsh (d. 1806).

Box: 16 Fold: 39 Louisiana
5/1/1804

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (in Spanish) dated 5/1/1804 from Diego Maxwell to Thomas Hassett of Louisiana.

Box: 16 Fold: 40 Louisiana
5/17/1823

DESCRIPTION: 1 deed dated 5/17/1823: from the "President & Selectment of the City of Natchez" to the "President & Trustees of the Roman Catholic Society of Natchez and its vicinity."

Box: 16 Fold: 41 Louisiana - Roman transcripts
1764 - 1827

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - Roman transcripts - 1764-1827.

Box: 16 Fold: 42 Louisiana - Roman transcripts
1826 - 1834

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - Roman transcripts - 1826-34. References to Joseph Rosati.

Box: 16 Fold: 43 Louisiana - Roman transcripts
1844

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - Roman transcripts - 1844.

Box: 16 Fold: 44 Louisiana - Roman transcripts
1854 - 1856

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - Roman transcripts - 1854-1856.

Box: 16 Fold: 45 Louisiana - Roman transcripts
1862 - 1863

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - Roman transcripts - 1862-1863.

Box: 16 Fold: 46 Louisiana - Roman transcripts
1864 - 1865

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - Roman transcripts - 1864-1865.

Box: 16 Fold: 47 Louisiana
1706 - 1722

DESCRIPTION: 1 transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "relation d'un voyage du fort d'Orleans sur la riviere du Missoury aux Padoucas. Par Mr. de Bourgmont, Chevalier de l'ordre militaire de . . . Louis, Commandant de la riviere du missoury et sur le chant de celle deas Arkansas.," 1706-1722.

Box: 16 Fold: 49 Louisiana
1663 - 1728

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Archives of Archeveche and Seminary, Quebec Mississippi Mission. Used in Vol. I." 1663-1728.

Box: 17 Fold: 1 Louisiana
1699 - 1721

DESCRIPTION: 1 transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Relation du annalles veritable, de ce qui s'est passe dans le pais de la Louisiane de 1699 a 1721," 217 pages. References to Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, Count de Surgere, warfare between the French and Native Americans, Native American society, D'Artaguiette Diron, and the geography of Louisiana.

Box: 17 Fold: 2 Louisiana
1738 - 1865

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Extraits resumes des registres de l'eglise catholique St. Francois de la Pointe Coupee," 1728-1865.

Box: 17 Fold: 3 Louisiana
1770

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Father Watrin's Memoir on the Louisiana Mission with memorandum added in the Propaganda," 1770?

Box: 17 Fold: 4 Louisiana
1772

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts - Louisiana - 1772. From Archives of Simancas and Seville. Mostly regarding Catholic Church matters. References to Don Luis de Unzaga y Amezaga, Father Cirilo de Barcelona, and Father Santiago Hechevarria.

Box: 17 Fold: 5 Louisiana
1779 - 1873

DESCRIPTION: Louisiana - transcripts - 1779-1873. In Spanish.

Box: 17 Fold: 6 Louisiana
1785 - 1796

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts - Louisiana - 1785-1796. Reference to Luis Penvalver y Cardenas.

Box: 17 Fold: 7 Louisiana
1780s?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts - Louisiana - 1780s? Mostly regarding Catholic History. References to Miami Indians and Father Watrins.

Box: 17 Fold: 8 Louisiana
1799 - 1815

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts - Louisiana - 1799-1815. Correspondents include Luis Cardenas Y Penalver, John Carroll, and others.

Box: 17 Fold: 9 Loyola College
7/5/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed invitation for the "Annual Celebration of American Independence" by the Literary Society of Loyola College, 1858.

Box: 17 Fold: 10 Maryland - "Annapolis Gazette"
1745 - 1795?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcripts: excerpts from the "Annapolis Gazette," 1745-1795?

Box: 17 Fold: 11 Maryland - "Annapolis Gazette"
1745 - 1795?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcripts: excerpts from the "Annapolis Gazette," 1745-95?

Box: 17 Fold: 12 Maryland - "Annapolis Gazette"
1745 - 1795?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcripts: excerpts from the "Annapolis Gazette," 1745-95?

Box: 17 Fold: 13 Maryland - Baltimore
1800?

DESCRIPTION: AD: "General Description of Metropolitan Province of Baltimore, 1800?, 8 pages.

Box: 17 Fold: 14 Maryland - Baltimore
1789

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Bull erecting See of Baltimore, 1789."

Box: 17 Fold: 15 Maryland - Baltimore City
10/11/1880 - 10/19/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed item: "Baltimore City's 150th Anniversary. Programme for a Week of Spectacle and Festivity," 3 pages.

Box: 17 Fold: 16 Maryland - Brosius, F. X.
5/1835

DESCRIPTION: ADs (transcripts?): "Francis X. Brosius vs. Casarius Reuter," dated 5/1805, 8 pages. Also: transcripts of the same documents in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92).

Box: 17 Fold: 17 Maryland - Carmelites
1751? - 4/3/1844

DESCRIPTION: AM: "History of the Establishment of the Carmelites in Maryland," 1751-1844? 8 pages. Includes 1 ALS dated 4/3/1844 from Bishop Benedict of Boston.

Box: 17 Fold: 18 Maryland - Charbonel
6/13/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 6/13/1851 from Bishop Charbonel regarding the confirmation of Miss Colter.

Box: 17 Fold: 19 Maryland - Churches
1831? - 1834?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AD: "Catholic Churches in Maryland," 1831-4?, 4 pages.

Box: 17 Fold: 20 Maryland - Marechal
1818 - 1825

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Diary of Archbishop Marechal, 1818-1825."

Box: 17 Fold: 21 Maryland - Marechal
1822

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Sacra Congregarazione de Propaganda Fide." In reference to Ambrose Marechal.

Box: 17 Fold: 22 Maryland - Marechal
1815? - 1841?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea of correspondence of Ambrose Marechal, 1815-41?

Box: 17 Fold: 23 Maryland - Marechal
1810? - 1830?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (transcripts) of Ambrose Marechal, 1810-30? Correspondents include Richard Luke Coucanen(?), Peter Plunket, Benedict Joseph Flaget, and others.

Box: 17 Fold: 24 Maryland - Peasley
1642

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS (transcripts) dated 1642 from William Peasley, regarding Maryland affairs.

Box: 17 Fold: 25 Maryland - Protestant churches
1815 - 1816

DESCRIPTION: ADs dated 1815-16 regarding Protestant churches in Maryland. Correspondents include Thomas John Claggett, Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Maryland.

Box: 17 Fold: 26 Maryland - Reese
undated

DESCRIPTION: 2 AD regarding petition of Henry Reese to the City of Baltimore, undated.

Box: 17 Fold: 27 Maryland - Roman transcripts
1789 - 1833

DESCRIPTION: Maryland - Roman transcripts - 1789-1833.

Box: 17 Fold: 28 Maryland - Sewall
1750? - 1850?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (transcripts) of Nicholas Sewall and Charles Sewall, 1750-1850?.

Box: 17 Fold: 29 Maryland - St. Inigoes
1663 - 1832

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Brief Account of the Settlement of Maryland, with a Notice of St. Inigoes," by Benedict Joseph Fenwick, 1633-1832

Box: 17 Fold: 30 Maryland - St. Joseph's Academy
1/1/1846

DESCRIPTION: 1 AD: report card for student at "St. Joseph's Academy for Young Ladies, Near Emmittsburg, Frederick County, Maryland, Jany 1st, 1846."

Box: 17 Fold: 31 Maryland - St. Sulpitius
1789? - 1836?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts regarding the Seminary of St. Sulpitius in Baltimore, 1789-1836?

Box: 17 Fold: 32 Maryland - St. Sulpitius
1791 - 1827

DESCRIPTION: Transcript regarding St. Sulpitius Seminary in Baltimore, 1791-1827.

Box: 17 Fold: 33 Maryland - White, A.
1579? - 1656?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcript about Andrew White (1579-1656), 2 pages.

Box: 17 Fold: 34 Maryland - White, A.
1633 - 1824

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Andrew White (1579-1656).

Box: 17 Fold: 35 Maryland - White, A.
1633?

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "White: Relatio Itineris in Marylandiam," 6 pages.

Box: 17 Fold: 36 Maryland - White, A.
1633?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcript: "Relatio itineris in Marylandium" by Andrew White, 1633?

Box: 17 Fold: 37 Maryland - White, A.
1633 - 1655

DESCRIPTION: AM transcript: "Memoir of Father Andrew White," 1633-55.

Box: 17 Fold: 38 Maryland
1632 - 1789

DESCRIPTION: AM transcript: French account of the origin & progress of Catholicism in the English provinces of North America, esp. Maryland, from 1632 until early in the 19th century. Author unknown. Time of composition unknown. Special attention to Archbishop John Carroll and foundations of Georgetown College and of the Georgetown Visitation School & Convent.

Box: 17 Fold: 39 Maryland
1633 - 1649

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "The Mission of Maryland," 1633-49, 142 pages.

Box: 17 Fold: 40 Maryland
1633 - 1785

DESCRIPTION: Maryland - Catholic History - Transcript - 1633-1785.

Box: 17 Fold: 41 Maryland
1635 - 1638

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcript): "Excerpta ex diversis litteris Missionariorum," 1635-8.

Box: 17 Fold: 42 Maryland
1770 - 1860

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Maryland Catholic History, 1770-1860. Correspondents include Leonard Neale and Thomas Foley.

Box: 17 Fold: 43 Maryland
1783

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea: "Memorial of the American Clergy to the Pope in 1783, requesting a Superior independent of the Vicare Apostolic of London."

Box: 17 Fold: 44 Maryland
1783 - 1806

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts regarding appointment of a Catholic bishop for the United States, 1783-1806. Titles: "Memorial of the American Clergy to the Pope requesting a superior independent of the London Vicar" and "Petition of the clergy in the U. States to the Holy See, for the appointment of a bishop."

Box: 17 Fold: 45 Maryland
1788

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Petition of Clergy of U.S. for a Bishop," 1788.

Box: 17 Fold: 46 Maryland
1790? - 1850?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts and notes - Maryland Catholic History - 1790?-1850?

Box: 17 Fold: 47 Maryland
6/23/1803

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Circular regarding erection of a cathedral 1803." Sent from Baltimore.

Box: 18 Fold: 1 Massachusetts - Fenwick
1782? - 1846?

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Bishop B. Fenwick [1782-1846]: Memoirs to serve for the future ecclesiastical History of the Diocese of Boston," 163 pages.

Box: 18 Fold: 2 Massachusetts
1788?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcript: "memoires du Docteur Pierre De Sales Laterriere. de la ville et de l'Universite Etat de Boston et de Cambridge, en 1788," 12 pages.

Box: 18 Fold: 3 Massachusetts
3/7/1854 - 4/20/1854

DESCRIPTION: 2 newspaper clippings. Jemima Lovechange, "Chapter about Mount Benedict Convent," for the "Traveller," 3/7/1854. Ned Buntline, "The Convent Bill," for the "Boston Daily Bee," 4/20/1854.

Box: 18 Fold: 4 Massachusetts
1776? - 1866?

DESCRIPTION: Documents regarding Massachusetts Catholic History. 1 transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92), dated 1776-90. 1 Roman transcript - Boston - 1/10/1845. 1 printed circular regarding the commencement of a Jubilee in the Diocese of Boston.

Box: 18 Fold: 5 Mexico - Maya
1852 - 1886

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed item: "American Ethnological Society, Circular No. 1. Indian languages of America. June, 1852," Maya vocabulary; "Extracted from Rev. John Kingdon's English-Spanish-Maya Dictionary. Oct. 14, 1856 - W[illiam]. W[added]. T[urner]," 4 pages. Also, 1 printed article by Daniel G. Brinton: "The Annals of the Cakchiquels," 1886, 6 pages.

Box: 18 Fold: 6 Mexico - Menchero
7/11/1746

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Relacion de varias expediciones por Fr. Juan Miguel de Menchero," dated 7/11/1746.

Box: 18 Fold: 7 Mexico - Nisa
1538? - 1541?

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Mexico and the southwestern United States circa 1538-41, mostly about Fr. Marcos de Nisa.

Box: 18 Fold: 8 Mexico - Roman transcripts
1567 - 1671

DESCRIPTION: Mexico - Roman transcripts - 1567 - 1671.

Box: 18 Fold: 9 Mexico - Roman transcripts
1800? - 1864

DESCRIPTION: Mexico - Roman transcripts - 1800? - 1864.

Box: 18 Fold: 10 Mexico - Sanchez
1738

DESCRIPTION: AMS (transcript?) by Sensastian Sanchez, dated 8/1738.

Box: 18 Fold: 11 Mexico - Sonora
late 1700s

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM: "Rudo Ensayo, Tentativa de una Prevencional Description Geographica de La Provincia de Sonora, Sus terminos, y confines. O mejor Collection de Materiales para hacerla quien lo supiere mejor, Compilada, assi de noticias adquidas por el Collector en sus viajes por casi tada Ella, como subministradas por los PPs Missioneros. y practicos de la tierra. Dirigida al Remedio de ella. Por un amigo del bien Commun," 166 leaves, quarto [Mexico? second half of the 18th century (after 1762)]. Anonymous authorship, sometimes attributed to the Jesuit missionary Juan Nentuig. Important source for Fr. Francisco Javier Alegre. Other surviving copies of the text are found in Mexico City and Madrid. This folder contains pages 1-72. Pages 73-165 of this manuscript are found in Shea Papers: Box 18 Folder 12.

Box: 18 Fold: 12 Mexico - Sonora
late 1700s

DESCRIPTION: Second portion of manuscript regarding Sonora, Mexico, consisting of pages 73-165. First part found in Shea Papers: Box 18 Folder 11.

Box: 18 Fold: 13 Mexico
1630 - 1779

DESCRIPTION: Mexico - Catholic History - transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) - 1630-1779.

Box: 18 Fold: 14 Mexico
1632 - 1708

DESCRIPTION: Mexico - Catholic History - transcripts - 1632-1708.

Box: 18 Fold: 15 Mexico
1639 - 1703

DESCRIPTION: Mexico - Catholic History - transcripts in hand of john Gilmary Shea (1824-92) - 1639-1703. Correspondents include Eusebio Francisco Kino (1644-1711).

Box: 18 Fold: 16 Mexico
1703 - 1817

DESCRIPTION: Mexico - Catholic History - 1703-1817 - transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92).

Box: 18 Fold: 17 Mexico
1808 - 1809

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript?) dated 1808-9 in reference to Mexican Catholic History.

Box: 18 Fold: 18 Michigan - Detroit
1823?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Register of Baptisms and Marriages by Rev. Gabriel Richard [1767-1832] at Green Bay in July 1823." Copied from original in a register at Detroit.

Box: 18 Fold: 19 Michigan - Detroit
1767

DESCRIPTION: Transctipts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) - correspondence regarding Detroit missionary activity to superiors in Quebec, 1767.

Box: 18 Fold: 20 Michigan - Detroit
1768 - 1770

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) - Detroit missionary activity, 1768-70.

Box: 18 Fold: 21 Michigan - Detroit
1771 - 1788

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) - Detroit missionary activity; reports to superiors in Quebec, 1771-88.

Box: 18 Fold: 22 Michigan - Detroit
1706? - 1741?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Detroit Catholic History, 1706?-41? Correspondents include Dominique Delamarche and Cherubin Denian.

Box: 18 Fold: 23 Mississippi
1830

DESCRIPTION: AD dated 1830 regarding the Roman Catholic Society in Natchez, Mississippi, 3 pages (fragment?).

Box: 18 Fold: 24 Mississippi
1787? - 1846?

DESCRIPTION: AMs regarding Natchez, Mississippi Catholic History, 1787?-1846? Correspondents include John Joseph Chanche and A. Calderon de la Barca.

Box: 18 Fold: 25 Mississippi
1735? - 1824?

DESCRIPTION: Manuscripts and transcripts regarding Natchez, Mississippi Catholic History, 1735?-1824? Correspondents include Patrick Walsh, John Ventura Morales, John Harrisson, Francis Lennan, William Henry Elder, and James Van de Velde.

Box: 18 Fold: 26 Missouri
1803

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (in French) dated 1803 from Rev. L. Lusson to his superior; sent from "St. Charles du Missouri."

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