Student John Duncan's bills to be paid with the proceeds of cotton sale, 1845

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Title

Student John Duncan's bills to be paid with the proceeds of cotton sale, 1845

Subject

Slavery; Student accounts; Cotton; Georgetown College

Description

A note pasted into student John Duncan's account requests that Duncan tell the college's treasurer that his father would remit the money owed on his account after the sale of cotton from his "Lowndes plantation."

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1845-02-27

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Archives

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Bill Book

Identifier

GSA169

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Text

      Feb 27/45 = John Duncan, Montgomery, Alabama 

“ John  —-  Father wishes you to tell the treasurer as soon as you receive this letter that he is going to to his Lowndes plantation in a day or two to sell his cotton + will remit the money to him very soon.”

 

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Bill Book

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives , “Student John Duncan's bills to be paid with the proceeds of cotton sale, 1845 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 24, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/185.

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