The College hires Peter, 1799-1801

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Title

The College hires Peter, 1799-1801

Subject

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

Description

A boarder named James Price defrayed his expenses by hiring out to the College an enslaved man named Peter.

Creator

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

October 28, 1799 to October 28, 1801

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA117

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

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

[Entry 248]
1799 Contra Cr
Octr 28 By Negro man peter Set in a. Ending
1800Augt. 4 Brother Henry Set in a- 1 month- 5$
[Entry 48]
1800 Contra Cr
February 23 By Beef. Jay 4 9 9
By History Bible 11/3 (Sepr. 4th) By 1. month hire of Henry 37/6 2 8 9
October 28 By 1 years hire of peter a £15 15" 0" 0
1801 June 19 By deduction Washing Paper Barber £0 5" 7" 2 1/2
22 By Cash $44. (Augt. 15) By Bed & Beding £6.0-0 22" 10" 0
October 28 By 1 years hire of Peter $40 15" 0" 0
Decr 18 By Cash in full $112 94/100 42" 7" 1
£107" 2" 9 1/2

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown Slavery Archive, “The College hires Peter, 1799-1801,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/127.

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