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Bronaugh 1.pdf
The family of Mitchell Bronaugh, a boarder, hired out two slaves to the College between 1838 and 1843. The College assigned Buck, a male slave, to the kitchen; he remained on Georgetown's payroll for months after Bronaugh left the school in 1841.…

Isaac Jail.pdf
An enslaved man named Isaac ran away from Georgetown College early in 1814. He was captured and jailed in Baltimore before being sold to a new owner in Hartford County, Maryland. The College paid $7.50 for his jail fees.

Mat.pdf
On New Year's Eve in 1835, the College purchased an enslaved boy named Mat from John Hoover for $500.

Rosters, 1805-1816.pdf
For several years in the early nineteenth century the College took an annual census of the campus population. In addition to priests, brothers, boarders, and scholastics, these rosters include the names of the College's servants and slaves.

Hillary and Gabe.pdf
In October 1827, Margaret Fenwick hired out Gabe, a "black boy from the Seminary of Washington" (what is now Gonzaga College High School), to Georgetown College. She had previously been hiring out an enslaved person named Hillary to the College.

Jeremiah Neale.pdf
Jeremiah Neale sold his "Negro Man named Isaac" to Georgetown College for $300. This was enough to cover two years of board and expenses for his son, James.

GTM119b41f01 Carroll day book 12.pdf
James Carroll records the names of his slaves in his daybook in 1715. Carroll would bequeath his land and slaves to George Thorold, a Jesuit, in 1729. Carroll's slaves became the nucleus of the Maryland Jesuit slave community at White Marsh.

Joseph Stone.pdf
Joseph Stone paid the College using funds he acquired by hiring his enslaved man Charles out to William Nevitt.

Sewall.pdf
Three entries in the College's financial ledgers suggest that students had the option of paying for additional services from Georgetown's enslaved domestic workers.

Thomas Hyde.pdf
In 1801, a boarder named John Llewellin sold George to the College. Two years later, the College hired out George to a cobbler named Thomas Hyde for twenty months.
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