Isaac runs away, 1814

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Title

Isaac runs away, 1814

Subject

A slave named Isaac ran away from the College but was captured in Baltimore and sold.

Description

Rev. John McElroy records in his journal on Jan. 29, 1814, that Isaac ran away from the College. The entry for the following day, Jan. 30, notes that Isaac was captured and put in jail in Baltimore. Rev. Neale, who was in Baltimore, then sold Isaac to a purchaser in Hartford County.

Creator

Georgetown University Library

Source

Father McElroy's diary : Jan. 1, 1813-Aug. 31, 1815 ; May 31, 1817-Jun. 21, 1818 ; Dec. 26, 1818-Dec. 18, 1821. Selected Papers of Rev. John McElroy, S.J., Georgetown University Library.

Publisher

Digital Georgetown

Date

1814-01-29 to 1814-01-30

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

GSA45: Runaway ad for Isaac, 1814

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Journal

Identifier

GSA20

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

---29th---
...also Isaac ran away from the College...

January 30, 1814

This day Isaac was taken up in Balt. + Committed to Jail. Revd Mr Neale being there same time, sold him to a man in Hartford County -

Original Format

Journal

Files

McElroy Journal 1814-01-30 Sale of Isaac a runaway.jpg

Citation

Georgetown University Library, “Isaac runs away, 1814,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed May 27, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/25.

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