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THE MARYLAND PROVINCE COLLECTION
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Box: 5 Fold: 18 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas's Land: St. Mary's Co., 1758
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1758 - 01/04/1758

DESCRIPTION: Document in very poor condition, damaged by lavish application of "Scotch tape." By the provisions of the deed of sale, Michael Jenkins, for 50 lbs Sterling, sells all of St. Thomas's land to Joseph Jenkins. It is the land formerly held by Thomas Courtney. Boundary definition is in part in terms of St. George's Woods and the main branch of St. George's Creek.



Box: 5 Fold: 19 MD PROV COLL: Mitcham Meadows: St. Mary's Co., Maryland, 1764
DATE SPAN: 05/25/1764 - 05/25/1764

DESCRIPTION: Plat and arbitration of Mitcham Meadows, claimed in part by both John Thompson and Joseph Jenkins, laid out by Benjamin Morgan, a surveyor.

Box: 5 Fold: 20 MD PROV COLL: Daniel Friend bond: St. Mary's Co., MD -1779
DATE SPAN: 08/09/1779 - 08/09/1779

DESCRIPTION: Daniel Friend acknowledges that he is bonded to Joseph Tomkins for 1,000 lbs of common currency of Maryland. Witnesses Raphael Payne and Elisabeth Marman. Sureties are Vincent Paine (Payne?), Joseph Marman, and George Howard.

Box: 5 Fold: 21 MD PROV COLL: Depositions re St. Thomas, Truth & Trust, & St. Margaret
DATE SPAN: 09/19/1779 - 09/19/1779

DESCRIPTION: Depositions of George Beverly, Jr., John Wheatly, Enoch Greenwell, and John Hammond, on the subject of boundary trees setting off St. Thomas's land, Truth & Trust, and St. Margarett's Land, St. Mary's Co., Maryland. Generally refers to period after 1741, and mentions George Beverly, Sr., Wm. Mercer Farthing, Wm. Jenkins, Wm Heard, Mr. Gough, and John Greenwell in addition to those above named.

Box: 5 Fold: 22 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas's Land: Will of Edm. Courtney Jenkins, 1796
DATE SPAN: 05/30/1796 - 05/30/1796

DESCRIPTION: Copy of the will of Edmund Courtney Jenkins by which he gives his wife Elizabeth Jenkins the use of "Truth and Trust" (400 acres) and St. Thomas's Land (300 acres) but after her death both are to go to his brother, Augustine Jenkins, to whom he also gives 100 Lbs. Witnessed by Peter Peake, Sarah Peake, and Frances Hopewell. Probated 1798. Copy made for Rev. Francis Neale, SJ, in 1822.

Box: 5 Fold: 23 MD PROV COLL: Deposition mentioning Wm. Jenkins, ca. 1774
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1774]? - [12/31/1774]?

DESCRIPTION: Deposition by George Beverly, pertaining to boundaries. Mentions John Culverhouse, Robert Philips, George Craghill, Wm. Jenkins, and Patrick Surty.

Box: 5 Fold: 24 MD PROV COLL: Sharecropping contract by Jesuits for Truth & Trust,1823
DATE SPAN: 01/15/1823 - 01/15/1823

DESCRIPTION: By this date Elizabeth Jenkins had apparently died, leaving the property to Augustine Jenkins who in turn gave it to the Jesuits who were putting it out on shares. This contract, from the Jesuits at Newtown, executed by Leonard Edelen, SJ, with William Fenwick and George Adams, provided that the renter was to receive half the wheat and one-third the other crops.

Box: 5 Fold: 25 MD PROV COLL: Truth & Trust rented; work performed on house, 1842-43
DATE SPAN: 12/08/1842 - 10/04/1843

DESCRIPTION: Rev. R.D. Woodley, SJ, rented Truth & Trust to Edmund Norris for 1843 for $40. In August Woodley contracted to have a house, 28 x 18, not including kitchen, built on the farm at a cost of $200. The contract is explicit in describing the house to be built. Also included is a further Oct. 1843 contract between the builder and Edmund Norris for hauling and assisting the bricklayer, and boarding him--$1.50 per week if black, $2.00 if white.

Box: 5 Fold: 26 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas's Land, St. Mary's Co., MD, 1845
DATE SPAN: 03/17/1845 - 03/17/1845

DESCRIPTION: Rev. Thomas Lilly, SJ, rents St. Thomas's Land to Jane Abell for one year for $10.

Box: 5 Fold: 27 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas's Land, St. Mary's Co., MD, 1847
DATE SPAN: 03/17/1847 - 03/17/1847

DESCRIPTION: Rev. Joseph Enders, SJ, rents Truth & Trust to James Norris for one year for $30.

Box: 6 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown, MD, St. Aloysius Church, 1835
DATE SPAN: [07/18/1835]? - [07/18/1835]?

DESCRIPTION: Subscription list to repair or replace the church.



Box: 6 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, renting Potomac Farm, 1839
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1839 - 01/01/1839

DESCRIPTION: Agreement between Rev. Thomas Mulledy, SJ, acting through his agent Enoch Neale, and Mary N. Alvey, for the rent of Potomac Farm.

Box: 6 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, 1840
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1840 - 01/01/1840

DESCRIPTION: Receipt pertaining to Rev. Robert D. Woodley, and agreements for two farm rentals at Newton--Potomac Farm to Mary Alvey and Fresh Pond Farm to Francis Goldsborough.

Box: 6 Fold: 4 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, 1841
DATE SPAN: 10/11/1841 - 10/11/1841

DESCRIPTION: Further agreement between Jesuits and Goldsborough, more complete than preceding.

Box: 6 Fold: 5 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, sale of slave & rental agreements, 1843
DATE SPAN: 08/29/1843 - 11/15/1843

DESCRIPTION: Jesuits (Rev. Robert D. Woodley, SJ) buy a slave, Leonard, from Jane E. Smith for $400. Two farms rented--Fresh Pond and the farm where the renter, Mattingly, has been living.

Box: 6 Fold: 6 MD PROV COLL: rental of Greencreek and misc. receipts from Balto, 1845
DATE SPAN: 07/20/1845 - 11/14/1845

DESCRIPTION: Rev. Joseph Enders, SJ, rents a "lot" called Greencreek for $30 per year, of which at least two thirds is to be paid in fish, obviously a way to force the tenant to get fish for them. Several bills for items picked up by boats captains going to Baltimore for Rev. Robert D. Woodley, SJ, esp. cigars, candles, toothbrush, and brandy.

Box: 6 Fold: 7 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown, St. Aloysius Church rebuilding & misc bills
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1846]? - [12/31/1846]?

DESCRIPTION: An elaborate document expressing the intention of the congregation to build a new church. Also a series of receipts for snuff, wine, brandy, and cigars purchased in Balto for Rev. Robert D. Woodley, SJ.

Box: 6 Fold: 8 MD PROV COLL: Newtown windmill rental, 1847; misc receipts
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1847]? - [12/31/1847]?

DESCRIPTION: Rev. Joseph Enders, SJ, rents the windmill at Newtown to John Bullock for one third of the tolls allowed by law.

Box: 6 Fold: 9 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, Leonardtown, St. Inigoes, 1848
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1848]? - [12/31/1848]?

DESCRIPTION: Lists of purchases and receipts for purchases, mostly made in Balto, for Rev. Robert Woodley, Rev. Thomas lilly, and perhaps others. Provides an interesting list of the many kinds of items that were purchased to run the farm, provide for the slaves, and provide for themselves.

Box: 6 Fold: 10 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, Leonardtown, St. Inigoes, 1849
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1849]? - [12/31/1849]?

DESCRIPTION: Similar to preceding; includes receipts on slave rental, but mostly purchases in Baltimore.

Box: 6 Fold: 11 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, Leonardtown, 1850
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1850]? - [12/31/1850]?

DESCRIPTION: Bills, duns, and receipt to Rev. Ignatius Combs, SJ, and Rev. Robert D. Woodley, SJ, for a variety of goods: wine, whiskey, sperm oil, candles, screws, cloth, chickens, milk, etc. Most goods were delivered from Baltimore but the food items came from local, St. Mary's Co. suppliers.

Box: 6 Fold: 12 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1851
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1851]? - [12/31/1851]?

DESCRIPTION: Misc. receipts for purchases, mostly from Baltimore. Similar to preceding folder except that Combs, Rev. Ignatius, SJ, has died in the meanwhile, and a Baltimore merchant tries, apparently unsuccessfully, to get Woodley, Rev. Robert D., SJ, to pay the $11.00 Combs owed for whiskey and brandy. Also discussion of cigar quality problems with Woodley, Rev. Robert D., SJ.

Box: 6 Fold: 13 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1852
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1852]? - [12/31/1852]?

DESCRIPTION: Misc. receipts for purchases for Leonardtown and Newtown. Fewer receipts than in some other folders although the types are similar. Now Woodley, Rev. Robert D., SJ and Dougherty, Rev. Michael M., SJ receive the statements and receipts.

Box: 6 Fold: 14 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1853
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1853]? - [12/31/1853]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts for purchases and services. More services are included here than in some of the preceding folders, for example horseshoeing and medical services. Dougherty, Rev. Michael M., SJ and Woodley, Rev. Robert D., SJ are mentioned principally.

Box: 6 Fold: 15 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, 1854-1855
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1854]? - [12/31/1855]?

DESCRIPTION: Misc. receipts for purchases, Newtown, MD.

Box: 6 Fold: 16 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, 1857-1858
DATE SPAN: 03/09/1857 - 03/28/1858

DESCRIPTION: Misc. recipts for purchases. Compared to some of the earlier years, there are few receipts for this period.

Box: 6 Fold: 17 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1859
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1859]? - [12/31/1859]?

DESCRIPTION: Misc. receipts for purchases.

Box: 6 Fold: 18 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1860
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1860]? - [12/31/1860]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts for purchases, for both Leonardtown and Newtown. Almost all are to Baltimore suppliers. This folder has the first examples of highly acidic paper in receipts in this series.

Box: 6 Fold: 19 MD PROV COLL: Newtown: Receipts & Statements, 1861
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1861]? - [12/31/1861]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statements for goods shipped to Newtown, for Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ, from Neale, Harris, & Co., Baltimore. The statements often give the names of boats and captains who delivered the goods.

Box: 6 Fold: 20 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1862
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1862]? - [12/31/1862]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statements for good received by Jesuits at Newtown. Also includes acknowledgement of a sale of goods (hides) from Newtown. Most receipts, however, are for items purchased, generally from Baltimore.

Box: 6 Fold: 21 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown: Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ, 1863
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1863]? - [12/31/1863]?

DESCRIPTION: Extensive series of statements (receipts for goods ordered) from Neale, Harris & Co., Baltimore, to Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ, at Newtown. Shows extensive purchases of furniture and housewares and also shows credits to Enders account for wheat the firm had sold for the Newtown Jesuits.

Box: 6 Fold: 22 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, Receipts & Statements, 1864
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1864]? - [12/31/1864]?

DESCRIPTION: Mostly statements from Neal, Harris & Co., Baltimore, to Newtown for purchases made, but includes a statement of a season's worth of buggy and harness repairs by Thomas Dillon, and a payment of $l5 to Benjamin Foxwell for transporting an organ to Leonardtown. Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ, and DeWolf, Rev. John B., SJ, are the two Jesuits mentioned.



Box: 6 Fold: 23 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, 1865
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1865]? - [12/31/1865]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statements for goods and services received during the year.

Box: 6 Fold: 24 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1866
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1866]? - [12/31/1866]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statements for goods and services received.



Box: 6 Fold: 25 MD PROV COLL: Newtown: Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ, 1867
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1867]? - [12/31/1867]?

DESCRIPTION: Statements and invoices , mostly from Neale Harris & Co., Baltimore, to Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ, for Newtown, St. Mary's Co., MD.

Box: 6 Fold: 26 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, 1868
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1868]? - [12/31/1868]?

DESCRIPTION: Statements and invoices for good and services received. Similar to preceding folders except that tax receipts from Internal Revenue Service for a tax on carriages now appears.

Box: 6 Fold: 27 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1869
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1869]? - [12/31/1869]?

DESCRIPTION: Statements and invoices for good purchased by Jesuits. Shows some tobacco being sold by Neale, Harris & Co. of Baltimore for Newtown. Most receipts and statements still going to Enders, Rev. Joseph, SJ.

Box: 6 Fold: 28 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, 1870
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1870]? - [12/31/1870]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and invoices much the same as in the preceding folders, but with an increasing variety of goods ordered from a larger variety of suppliers in Baltimore, now including furniture stores and printers. In addition, some publications are now ordered directly from New York or Notre Dame, Indiana. A larger proportion of firms tend now to have formally printed statements, and not to use mere slips of paper.

Box: 6 Fold: 29 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, 1871
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1871]? - [12/31/1871]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statement for goods bought and sold. Similar to preceding folders, but Fr. Enders has now disappeared and DeWolf, Rev. John B. SJ, is the name on most of the statements. The variety of good purchased continues to widen, with more printed materials, watch repair services, and subscriptions to Catholic periodicals.

Box: 6 Fold: 30 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown & Newtown, 1872
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1872]? - [12/31/1872]?

DESCRIPTION: Statements and invoices for good bought and sold. Compared to earlier years, there is now an even greater number of publications and graphics ordered from John Murphy & Co., a printing and publishing house in Baltimore.

Box: 6 Fold: 31 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, 1873
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1873]? - [12/31/1873]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and invoices for goods purchases. Compared to earlier years, there are more receipts for fixtures and publications for the churches. One item for the Medley's Neck Church mentioned. Vicinanza, Rev. C., SJ and DeWolf, Rev. John B, SJ, appear to be recipients of most of the shipments.

Box: 6 Fold: 32 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, 1874
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1874]? - [12/31/1874]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statements for goods purchased. Compared to earlier information in this series, more goods now purchased from merchants in Leonardtown itself, and there is less necessity to buy directly from Baltimore.

Box: 6 Fold: 33 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, St. Mary's Co., MD, 1875
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1875]? - [12/31/1875]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts for purchases. Ratio of purchases at Leonardtown rising in comparison with Baltimore, showing that merchants at Leonardtown were becoming better stocked. St. Mary's Co., MD, is clearly now more linked with New York, Cincinnati, and the world, than before the Civil War.

Box: 6 Fold: 34 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown: St. Mary's Co., MD, 1876
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1876]? - [12/31/1876]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts for purchases the Jesuits made. Boone, Rev. E.D., SJ, and Vicinanza, Rev. C., SJ, now appear on most receipts. The local Doctor in Leonardtown, A. Jack Spalding, now has a printed receipt.

Box: 6 Fold: 35 MD PROV COLL: Newtown & Leonardtown, 1877
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1877]? - [12/31/1877]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and statements for goods and services purchased.

Box: 6 Fold: 36 MD PROV COLL: St. Mary's Co., MD: Receipts & misc paper, 1878 & undatd
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1878]? - [12/31/1890]?

DESCRIPTION: Receipts and miscellaneous paper pertinent to St. Mary's Co., MD, from 1878 and undated.

Box: 7 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: St. Mary's Co., MD, Missions: Avenue
DATE SPAN: 09/10/1962 - [06/01/1969]?

DESCRIPTION: The folders in this box (7) are organized according to the Church or parish congregation within St. Mary's Co. Newtown and Leonardtown are represented as are many small churches (originally missions) that did not appear as separate entities in the previous box of 19th c. records. Most material in this box is 20th c., clippings and a scattering of published documents, letters, receipts, and invitations. This folder has the material for the church at Avenue, MD.

Box: 7 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: St. Mary's Co., MD: Bushwood, MD, 1875-1963
DATE SPAN: 05/29/1875 - 06/14/1963

DESCRIPTION: Includes a 1934 letter concerning historic preservation, by Rev. John LaFarge, SJ, following a fire there, and newspaper picture from before the fire with some misleading information in the story.

Box: 7 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: California, MD: St. Mary's Church, photos, 1958-1967
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1958 - 12/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: Several black and white photos, negatives, and slides of the church.

Box: 7 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: St. Mary's Co., MD: Chaptico: Our Lady of the Wayside Ch
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1940 - 01/29/1965

DESCRIPTION: Photo, letters, clippings, and an obituary pertaining to this church and location.

Box: 7 Fold: 4 MD PROV COLL: St. Mary's Co., MD: Hollywood, 1952-1956
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1952]? - [12/31/1956]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains several photos of the church and Rev. Johnson.

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