Charles R. Queen uses wages of an enslaved man to pay tuition costs, 1841

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Title

Charles R. Queen uses wages of an enslaved man to pay tuition costs, 1841

Subject

Slavery;Slave labor; Slave hiring; Georgetown College; Jesuits-History-19th century

Description

The account of Charles R. Queen records that $10 of his $75 bill for tuition was paid by one month's wages of an enslaved man named John.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1841-06-09

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Archives

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Record

Identifier

GSA170

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                                                                      57 

           Mastr Charles R. Queen 

                     To George Town College D

1840 

Apl 28 To 6 months tuition in advance        —- $ 25.00 

Octr 28 To 6 mos do in advance                          25.00 

1841 

Apl 28 To 6 months do in advance               —-  25.00

                                                                    _________

                                                       Amt           $75 00

                              C

1841 

June 9  By 1 months wages of servant 

          John ending this date} =             10.00 

                                                        _________

                               Bal due             $    65.00

Original Format

Bill Book

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Charles R. Queen uses wages of an enslaved man to pay tuition costs, 1841 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed January 21, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/186.

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