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father neale servant.pdf
This cash book entry from Georgetown College records a payment of $5 for "Fr Neales servants." Fr. Francis Neale was the manager of St. Thomas' Manor, one of the Jesuit missions.

various accs studens workmen Mr Pendal.pdf
This account records the terms of hire and expenses for a man enslaved by Mr. Pendal. Pendal's son was a student and boarder at the college.

wash house complaints 2.pdf
This account of the wash house is part of a financial report made by the Procurator of Georgetown College in December 1821. He describes the "table at which the colored people breakfast" as "well supplied with butter." His review considers these…

To Alms 2.pdf
This day book entry records a payment, described as "alms," of $1.50 being paid to an African American woman to buy her freedom.

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.

JP Gannon for Aloysius .pdf
The college received $625 on March 7, 1844 from a J.P. Gannon for an enslaved person named Aloysius.

To %22free colored man%22 .pdf
On May 21st, 1827 a payment was made to an unnamed free African American man to help him buy his wife who was going to be sold to Georgia. The entry above records a payment to "Charly's wife, a black woman, for clothes."

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.

John Duncancotton sale.pdf
A note pasted into student John Duncan's account requests that Duncan tell the college's treasurer that his father would remit the money owed on his account after the sale of cotton from his "Lowndes plantation."

Clem.pdf
Several entries in college ledgers describe Clem receiving permission to hire himself out for $40 per year in 1825 and being hired out in 1826 and 1827. Clem's account also records payments and deductions for sickness. There are also two records of…
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