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MPAB49F3H1836D.pdf
In 1836, Br. Heard, a temporal coadjutor and manager of Bohemia plantation hired Dick from his mother, Amelia Lilly. Dick's yearly wages were 25.00 for his work on the farm and the contract included his clothes for the year.

Dick was probably…

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.

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…

Presents, Dick, Charly, Hilary, Archy.pdf
Entries in the college cash book for April 1827 include payments of .25 cents described as "presents" given to enslaved people working at the college, including Charly, Dick, Hilary, and Archy.

Ritchie.pdf
This bill book contains various student accounts containing entries for charges for "wages of servants."

Ben Johnson 2.pdf
This is the account of Benedict Johnson, here called "Ben. Johnson (col'd) Mrs. Foxhalls man." Johnson was hired by the college for a rate of $10 per month in 1842. In 1843, when Johnson began working at the college again, it was at the rate of $8.50…

J Bronaugh.pdf
This account for Jeremiah Bronaugh shows the hiring of multiple enslaved men beginning in 1843 to the college. James and Buck, whose full name appears to be William Johnson, were hired from Bronaugh for $7 per month. A notation records that Buck left…

GUADBC1803-1808.pdf
In 1804, Phil, an enslaved man hired by Georgetown College, died after 4 months of labor. On August 1, 1804, the College charged his owner Miss Nancy Fenwick $12 dollars for his coffin and burial plot and $2 for digging his grave.

The account…

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.

Servants in observatory.pdf
"Expense of the Observatory" records in the Journal of the Observatory of Georgetown College, 1841-1943, lists .75 cents being paid to a "servant for work done" at the observatory in September 1843.
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