The College hires out "Negro George" to cobbler Thomas Hyde, 1803-1805

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Title

The College hires out "Negro George" to cobbler Thomas Hyde, 1803-1805

Subject

Slavery
Slave labor
Hire
Leases
Master and Servant
Slave trade
Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

In 1801, a boarder named John Llewellin sold George to the College. Two years later, the College hired out George to a cobbler named Thomas Hyde for twenty months.

Creator

Georgetown University Archive

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

December 8, 1803 thorough July 5, 1805

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA120

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Text

28 Thomas Hyde Dr
1803 {To 2 Sides of upper Leather @ $2.50 [strikethrough]} $5 00
Decr. 8 $26. 25
1804 March 5 To 8 months hire for Negro George @ $35 112 00
14 To cash paid him this day pr the Revd F. Neale 9" 59
By Ballance Due Thomas Hyde this date $147" 84
$35" 00
July 5 Tho hire for Nigroe George 1 year $35 $17 33
To Ballance due Geo: Town College 12 67
By Ballance due T. Hyde 30 00
To making 30 pair Shoes @ 50 15 00
By Ballance due T. Hyde 42 50
Settled in full $57 50

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Manuscript

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Citation

Georgetown University Archive, “The College hires out "Negro George" to cobbler Thomas Hyde, 1803-1805 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/131.

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