The sale of George and two families, June 1809

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Title

The sale of George and two families, June 1809

Subject

Slavery; Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Slave sale; Jesuits-History-19th century

Description

After deciding to dispose of supernumerary slaves in 1808, the agent of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen reported the sale of a boy named George from St. Thomas's Manor and two families from St. Inigo's. In total 11 people were sold for $1950.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1809-06

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza, Adam Rothman

Rights

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA177

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Text

2. The agent reported that pursuant to the third resolve of the last meeting, the following supernumerary slaves had been disposed of viz. one boy named George from St. Thomas’s Manor for $300 paid. From St. Inigo’s estate one family constituting of eight persons young and old for $1300 for which payment was made in manner following 1st of by receiving another family of five persons for $700 and for the remaining $600 a negotiable note with a sufficient endorser, payable one year after date: and from the said estate two elderly blacks husband and wife for $350 payable with interest in 18 months. 

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Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives , “The sale of George and two families, June 1809,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed January 21, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/193.

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