The College exchanges Hillary for Gabe, 1827

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Title

The College exchanges Hillary for Gabe, 1827

Subject

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

Description

In October 1827, Margaret Fenwick hired out Gabe, a "black boy from the Seminary of Washington" (what is now Gonzaga College High School), to Georgetown College. She had previously been hiring out an enslaved person named Hillary to the College.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

May 1, 1825 through October 13, 1827

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA125

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

[Ledger D]
343 Dr Mrs Margaret Fenwick Cr
[...]
Septr 27 By Sundries 257 23 00
By Hillary's wages 258 29 50
[Journal E]
333 Thos Brent Dr. to one coppy of Huttons mathematicks (22) 4
Mrs. Margaret Fenwick Cr. by Hillarys
wages from May 1. 1825 (Hillary arrived at the
college about the end of april 1825) to the
343 13th. of Octr. 1827 (when Gabe a black boy from
the Seminary of Washington took Hillary's place.)
at $1.00 pr. month 29 50

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “The College exchanges Hillary for Gabe, 1827,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/137.

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