The College pays runaway Isaac's jail fees, 1814

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Title

The College pays runaway Isaac's jail fees, 1814

Subject

Slaves
Fugitive slaves
Jails
Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

An enslaved man named Isaac ran away from Georgetown College early in 1814. He was captured and jailed in Baltimore before being sold to a new owner in Hartford County, Maryland. The College paid $7.50 for his jail fees.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

February 9, 1814

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA130

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Text

Expence Book Feby. 1804
Feby. 9 Paid for half of 3 Spayed Heifers to Col. Means 69..22
" Mr Dornin for Sundry books 20.00
" Expences for taking up Isaac Jail fee's &c 7.50

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “The College pays runaway Isaac's jail fees, 1814,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/142.

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