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Mrs. McDermott.pdf
On July 15, 1800, the College debited Mrs. McDermott's account "To 3 days hire of. Zealeam [unclear] a 5/15/." Zealeam belonged to the Fevrier family, who had hired him out to the College two years prior.

Francis Neale.pdf
A boarder named Francis Neale entered the College in March 1800. Several months later, the Neale family rented out two slaves to Georgetown, Stephen and Tempey (this is a best guess on her name). Both appear to have run away shortly thereafter, as…

James Price_A.pdf
A boarder named James Price defrayed his expenses by hiring out to the College an enslaved man named Peter.

Justane.pdf
In 1798, a woman from Saint-Domingue named Justane Douat maintained an account with Georgetown College. She worked for the College as a nurse while simultaneously hiring out at least two unnamed slaves. Douat's unnamed slave woman took ill and passed…

Fevrier A.pdf
Between 1798 and 1800, the Fevrier family—formerly of Saint Lucia—hired out several slaves to the College to cover the expenses of John and Francis (Jean and Francois).

MPAb93f2i5a.pdf
In a letter dated during the first year of his second tenure as President of Georgetown, Robert Molyneux, S.J., names Fr. C. Neale Vice Superior and asks him to secure payment for his slave, Suckey.

Mr. Creak.pdf
On May 1,1796, Georgetown hired the time of an enslaved woman named Milly belonging to one Judge Craik—most likely William Craik of Port Tobacco, Maryland. While serving the College, Milly was to be "found in common clothes." When Milly absented…

Peter Carlisle.pdf
On December 9, 1795, the College debited Peter Carlisle's account "To cash for the return of a negro Sent you by yr. uncle." This is a curious entry. It is unclear if Carlisle was paying to transport a slave back to his uncle, for the rendition of a…

Clem Hill.pdf
The fourth entry in Georgetown College's first financial ledger shows that Clem Hill, a member of a prominent Maryland family, utilized returns from slavery to settle the accounts of his two sons, Clem and William Hill.

The elder Clem Hill either…

JHYLedger.pdf
On January 9, 1848, an enslaved man named James Henry Young began working at Georgetown College as a domestic servant in the dormitories. Young belonged to a local woman named Mary B. Hook, but first appears in the financial account of Hook's…
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