John Hoover sells "Negro boy Mat" to the College, 1835

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Title

John Hoover sells "Negro boy Mat" to the College, 1835

Subject

Slavery
Slave bills of sale
Slave trade
College costs
Jesuits--History
Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

On New Year's Eve in 1835, the College purchased an enslaved boy named Mat from John Hoover for $500.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

December 31, 1835

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA129

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

To John Hoover Cr
1835 By Negro boy Mat $500
Dc 31

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “John Hoover sells "Negro boy Mat" to the College, 1835,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/141.

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