The College hires out Billy to Mr. Holmead, January, 1815

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Title

The College hires out Billy to Mr. Holmead, January, 1815

Subject

Slavery; Slave labor; Slave hire

Description

Georgetown College hired out Billy to Mr. Holmead from January 14th, 1815 to Christmas, for $45. In that period he would be furnished with two suits and taken care of when sick. Billy was owned by a Mrs. Lancaster.

Creator

Georgetown University Archive

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1815-01-14

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA198

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Text

                                    14th

Hired, Billy, belonging to Mrs Lancaster to Mr Holmead

This date to 45$ till Christmas, and furnish him with

2 suits cloaths and all necessaries while sick p------------

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Citation

Georgetown University Archive, “The College hires out Billy to Mr. Holmead, January, 1815,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed February 24, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/215.

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