Several students purchased "servants attendance," 1803-1804

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Title

Several students purchased "servants attendance," 1803-1804

Subject

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

Description

Three entries in the College's financial ledgers suggest that students had the option of paying for additional services from Georgetown's enslaved domestic workers.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

May 23, 1803 through September 15, 1804

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA121

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

[Ledger B-1]
221 Dr Lewis Sewall To the care of C. Sewall Virginia
[...]
Nov To 6 months Candles for Studys & Servants attendance 2" 5" "
[Ledger C]
[Entry 31]
Entered on 15th. day of
31 Dr Elisha Harrison Sepr 1803
[...]
To 6 Months Candle for Studies use @ $12 6
[...]
To 6 Months Candles & Servants attendance &c @ $12 6 00
[Entry 40]
40 Dr John Bridges Senr
[...]
To 6 Months Candles & Servants attendance for the 2 Boys @ $12 12 00

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Several students purchased "servants attendance," 1803-1804,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/133.

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