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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…

GUADB1809-1812IA4C1812.pdf
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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

MPAb30f3MH.pdf
These articles of agreement describe the terms on which James, an enslaved man at Bohemia plantation in Cecil County Maryland, was hired out by Fr. Ambrose Maréchal to Mr. John Morton for one hundred dollars a year.

Fr. Maréchal, a Sulpician…

MPAB30F3.pdf
These articles of agreement describe the terms on which Joseph, an enslaved man at Bohemia plantation, in Cecil County Maryland, was hired out by Fr. Ambrose Maréchal to James O'Donald for more than 6 years.

Fr. Maréchal resided at Bohemia from…

MPCB10F6TLST.pdf
In 1849, Fr. Thomas Lilly, the Superior at St. Inigoes plantation, paid Enoch Neale for the hire of three enslaved men: Lewis, William, and Robert. He also hired an unspecified number of enslaved men for wood cutting.

MPA Addenda b77 Letter Book 1-2_19_1843-Carbery p369.pdf
In 1843, Fr. Vespre instructed Fr. Carbury to pay Mrs. Jane Smith for the hire of an enslaved person owned by her. The person in question had been in the service of Rev. Havermans, a Dutch Jesuit from the Maryland Province who was transferred to New…
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