THOMPSON, FRANCIS, AGENT, PORT TOBACCO, CORRESPONDENCE
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File — Box 3: Series Series 7; Series Series 8; Series Series 9; Series Series 10, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Francis Thompson, as agent to the community, writes either to Mother Angela or to chaplain, Fr. O'Brien, to report of the situation regarding farm at Port Tobacco, but especially about remaining slaves and their disposal. Refers to transactions involving "old man Peter," new Louisiana law prohibiting selling slaves if they had been brought there for sale, mentions purchase of Molly. Asks advise on bringing two old women to Baltimore or providing for their room and board. Worried about...