Bishop Leonard Neale provisions enslaved people at Georgetown College, 1805

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Title

Bishop Leonard Neale provisions enslaved people at Georgetown College, 1805

Subject

Slavery; College; Georgetown College; Slaves--Social Conditions; Slavery and the church--Catholic Church

Description

In 1805 the President of Georgetown College, Leonard Neale, bought provisions for three enslaved people at the school. These purchases included mended shoes and breeches for Nace, shoes for John, and a hat for Jack.

Creator

Georgetown University Archive

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1805

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA204

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98 The Right Revd Leond Neale                         Dr
1805 Jan3 To 1 black ball 17 3 ¾ yds linen @ 25 for servant  
26 To mend shoes for nace 25
  To mend shoes for self 33-
28 To postage [strikethrough] 8
1 To cash paid for shoeing your 2 horses $1_33
Feby 20 To postage 16_
March 13+ To Mending supplies 20. Ditto for Breetches 20 cents
Apr 26 To Making a pair of Breetches for Nace 75 cents-
June 6/ To 2 pair cotton stockings @ 87 ½
  To 1 pint of whiskey 10-
20/ To cash paid him this time $75------
26/ To 1 pair shoe brushes 40-
July 20/ To postage 16 cents-
Augt 14th Postage 8 (22, postage 10 cents-
28/ To postage 10 +  1 pr shoes for your boy John $1.50
Octr 19 To postage 19 cents-
29 To 1 Skein silk 6. To hat for your Boy Jack $1.25
  Entred up in full

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Financial Records

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Citation

Georgetown University Archive , “Bishop Leonard Neale provisions enslaved people at Georgetown College, 1805,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed May 22, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/222.

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