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MPAb57.5f12i9.pdf
In a letter from Bishop Carroll to Rev. Molyneaux dated December 29, 1805, Carroll berates the current president of the College for his claims of owning the slaves of Bohemia.

In 1801, the Proceedings of the Corporation resolved that "The…

wash house complaints 2.pdf
This account of the wash house is part of a financial report made by the Procurator of Georgetown College in December 1821. He describes the "table at which the colored people breakfast" as "well supplied with butter." His review considers these…

9b3d628d79217a4ee330c80169b86b30.pdf
This promotional material from 1828 explains terms and regulations for students at the college. The 10th regulation on the second page declares that the yearly fee of $5 for "fuel, servants, &c. must be paid before the Student enters."

Mr. Lloyd for Archey to be refunded if he cannot find Archey.pdf
This account entry from November 1832 records payment of $90 from a Mr. Lloyd for Archey. The money was to be refunded if Lloyd could not find Archey, suggesting that Archey might have run away after being sold to Lloyd. In other books, Archey (or…

1820 Present State of the College.pdf
This statement from January 1820 describes monies received from students and other costs and debts of the college. To meet expenses $1233.00 was received from St. Inigoes. A debt of $1,100 is also recorded as being owed from White Marsh to the…

MPAb57.5f15i7.pdf
In a letter from 1805, Leonard Neale, President of Georgetown College, writes to his brother Rev. F. Neale and shares that Spalding has run away, presumably from the College.
The letter also mentions two other possible slaves: "In regard of…

1833 servant hire.pdf
This statement of the expenses of the college for 1833 reports $838 being spent for "servants hire" for the year. Many of those hired would have been enslaved people who hired themselves, or were hired by slaveholders, to the college. A note about…

To %22free colored man%22 .pdf
On May 21st, 1827 a payment was made to an unnamed free African American man to help him buy his wife who was going to be sold to Georgia. The entry above records a payment to "Charly's wife, a black woman, for clothes."

GUAIAA1bDBLC1808.pdf
On October 18, 1808, Rev. Francis Neale repaid a $50 loan to the College used to purchase an enslaved person named Len.

McElroy Journal 1814-07-05 A negro woman.jpg
Fr. Miguel leaves an unnamed "Negro Woman" at the College in July 1814.
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