Future President of Georgetown College, Rev. Francis Neale, Purchases an Unnamed Enslaved Woman, 1808

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Title

Future President of Georgetown College, Rev. Francis Neale, Purchases an Unnamed Enslaved Woman, 1808

Subject

Slavery; Slave bills of sale; Slave women; Slave trade; Jesuits--History; Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

This is a record of the 1808 sale of an unnamed enslaved woman as preserved in Georgetown's financial ledgers. Rev. Francis Neale, who would become president of the College the following year, purchased the woman from St. Inigoes for $240 "for the use of College."

Creator

Georgetown University Archive

Source

Georgetown College accounts ledger C, 1803-1813, Georgetown University Archives, Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Lauinger Library, Georgetown University.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

February 1808

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

See GSA67

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA95

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

By linen purchased by Revd F. Neale for the use of the College 33.00

By 1 Negro Woman purchased by do . . .   do 240.00

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archive, “Future President of Georgetown College, Rev. Francis Neale, Purchases an Unnamed Enslaved Woman, 1808,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 28, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/104.

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