The College hires Sukey and Becky, 1800-1803

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Title

The College hires Sukey and Becky, 1800-1803

Subject

Slaves
Slave women
Slave labor
Hire
Leases
Master and Servant
Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

This record from the Georgetown College accounts ledger indicates that the College hired two enslaved woman, Sukey and Becky, from their owner, William Diggs, for various lengths of time between March 1800 and November 1803 at £10 per year.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1800-1803

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

See GSA62

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA93

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1800   Date    Contra                                                        Cr 
                                                                                   £ s D

January  5   By By Balance Brought from Ledger A foto.44                                                                                     29”12  6

March    1 By 2 months hire of Suckey @ £10 . . . . . . . 1 13”4

             5 By 2 months hire of Beck @ Ditto  . . . . . . . 1  13”4

[...]

1803

November 1 By 18 months hire of Suckey @ £10 . . .   6_13_9

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “The College hires Sukey and Becky, 1800-1803,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed November 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/102.

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