The College hires Joseph, Nicolas, and Zealam from the Fevrier Family, 1798-1802

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Title

The College hires Joseph, Nicolas, and Zealam from the Fevrier Family, 1798-1802

Subject

Slaves
Slave labor
Hire
Leases
Master and Servant
Jesuits--History--18th century
Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

Between 1798 and 1800, the Fevrier family—formerly of Saint Lucia—hired out several slaves to the College to cover the expenses of John and Francis (Jean and Francois).

Creator

Georgetown University Archive

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

April 16, 1798 through January 5, 1802

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA115

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Text

What follows is a transcription of the lines in the account referencing slave labor:

[Entry 53]
1798
Apl 16 By the hire of Negro Joseph 11 months 18" 6 8
[Entry 112]
1798 Dr     Contra    Credit
Jan.y. 15 By 2 Negro Men Set in at College a £25 Each 50" 0" 0
[Entry 167]
1799 Dr Cr
Jan.y. 15 By the hire of 2 Negros a £25. Each 50" 0" 0
[Entry 190]
1799
Jan.y. 15 By hire of 2 Negro men . . . . . . . 45" 0 0
[Entry 19]
19
1800 Date John & Francis Febverier to the Case of Felx. Imburt philadelphia
March 8 [...]
To 3. month deduction [for] Zealam [for] a Sickness a £20 ,,5 ,,0 ,,0
[...]
1800 Dr Cr
Jany. 15 By the hire of Nicolas & Zealem 1 year Each £,,45 ,,
March 8th By Balance Due College . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 ,,12 ,,1 1/2
£94'' 12'' 1 1/2
Apl. 16 By 1 years hire of Negro Joseph . . . . . . . . 20" 0" 0
September 20 By Balance Due George Town College . . . . . . £131 7" 1 1/2
£151" 7 1 1/2
October 21 By Draft drawn on Felx. Imburt In favr. N. Magruder $350 28/100 131 7" 1 1/2
1801
Jan.y. 15 By 12 months hire of Nicholas & Zealeam Each £45,, 0,, 0
April 10 By Draft on Felx. Imbert in faver of the Revnd. Mr. Carr. Philad.a 49" 11" 2 /2
Apl 16 By 1 years hire of Negro Joseph . . . . . . . 20" 0" 0
Jany 1802 15 By 1 years hire of Nicholas & Zealeam Each 45" 0" 0
16 By 9. months hire of Joseph a £20 15" 0" 0"
April 15 By 3 months hire of Nicholas a £25 . . . . . . . . . . 6" 5" 0
September 15 By 5 months hire of Nicholas a.£25 10" 8" 4
24 By 9 Days hire of Ditto " 12 _
£97" 5" 4

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Citation

Georgetown University Archive, “The College hires Joseph, Nicolas, and Zealam from the Fevrier Family, 1798-1802,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed December 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/125.

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