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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.…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.
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