The College sells an unnamed "Negro Woman" to Philip Bussard, 1810

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Title

The College sells an unnamed "Negro Woman" to Philip Bussard, 1810

Subject

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

Description

On July 6, 1810, Philip Bussard, a Presbyterian living in Georgetown, purchased "1 Negro Woman" from Georgetown College for $220. 

That same year Bussard served as defense council in a local freedom case, Mima Queen & Louisa Queen v. John Hepburn. The jury ruled in favor of the defendant, and the Queens remained enslaved.

Creator

Georgetown University Archive

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1810

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA97

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Dr                Philip Bussard                  Cr

1810                                             Ds Cs

July 6     To 1 Negro Woman   93    220 00

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archive, “The College sells an unnamed "Negro Woman" to Philip Bussard, 1810,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/106.

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