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Georgetown College hired out Billy to Mr. Holmead from January 14th, 1815 to Christmas, for $45. In that period he would be furnished with two suits and taken care of when sick. Billy was owned by a Mrs. Lancaster.

Bishop Leonard Neale -the future Archbishop of Baltimore- hired out for one year two slaves, Stashy and Jenny. On March 2, 1812, Georgetown College credited the Bishop for their labor in its account books.

James Greenwell.pdf
James Greenwell was hired by the college from Colonel Joseph Harris of "Near Leonard town Maryland" from May to December 1845. Harris was Clerk of the Court for Mary's County from 1794-1843.

Charles R. Queen by wages of servant John .pdf
The account of Charles R. Queen records that $10 of his $75 bill for tuition was paid by one month's wages of an enslaved man named John.

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.…

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.

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

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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