"To a free colored man to buy his wife," 1827

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Title

"To a free colored man to buy his wife," 1827

Subject

Slavery; Enslaved family; Slave sale; Slavery-United States; Jesuits-History; 19th century; Georgetown College

Description

On May 21st, 1827 a payment was made to an unnamed free African American man to help him buy his wife who was going to be sold to Georgia. The entry above records a payment to "Charly's wife, a black woman, for clothes."

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1827-05-21

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Archives

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA171

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

21 
  To Charly’s wife, a black woman, for clothes     ___    ___  1 50 
                                                                                  _______
   To a free colored man to buy his wife, who was to be 
       sold to Georgia __  __  __  __  __  __  __ __  __          1  50

Original Format

Cash Book

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “"To a free colored man to buy his wife," 1827 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed January 21, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/187.

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