BERNARDINA MATTHEWS, VOWS BOOK
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
File — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This is the original profession book kept by the Sisters at Port Tobacco. It begins with a brief two-page history of the foundation, ending with the words "where they Happily arrived on the 11th of July, and took possession on the 25 of October ye same year, of the Dwelling House of Mr. Baker Brooke given them, with 83 acres of Land for their intended monastery, & use of their inclosure. The said Monastery is dedicated to the Honour of the 3 Sacred Hearts of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph....
Dates: 1790-1990; Majority of material found in 1790-1990