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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…

1792 accounts_slave hire.jpg
This record from the Georgetown College accounts ledger indicates that the College hired an enslaved woman named Sukey from her owner, William Diggs, from 1792-1797 at £10 per year.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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

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.

GAMMS24B1F1P131-135.jpg
Br. Joseph Mobberly offers a detailed account of the amount of food allowed to each slave at St. Inigoes as well as their types of clothes and medical attention.

GTM119b19f05i01.pdf
A financial statement for Georgetown College in July 1841, indicating at $25,000 loan from Fr. Thomas Mulledy, S.J. "to pay off the College debt" (middle of p, 2).

On the back of the statement is a list of people present on campus. It includes…
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