Georgetown College hires Frank Butler as a cook, 1843-1846

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Title

Georgetown College hires Frank Butler as a cook, 1843-1846

Subject

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

Description

Frank Butler, owned by Doctor N.W. Worthington, was hired and employed as cook at the college. This account records the charges and credits to the account of Worthington for the labor done by Butler from 1844 to 1846.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1843-1846

Contributor

Julia Bernier, Cory Young , Emily Bierman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial records

Identifier

GSA265

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86 Doctor N.W. Worthington on a/c of his servt. - Dr

Frank Butler, Coloured-man, Employed as Cook

1843

Decr 25 Entered the kitchen this day at $7.00 per Month - - }


1844

Feb. 10 To mending shoes - - 0.871/2

Ap. 13 To mending shoes - - - 0.75

Sep: 14 To mending shoes - 0.311/4

Nov. 16 To 1 pair of boots footed. $2.50 2.50


1845

Jan: 25 To mending shoes - - -   25

“ 31 To mending… - -   50

Mar 22 To mending shoes - - -   183/4

Ap 19 To mending shoes - - -   621/2

May 10 To mending shoes - - -   311/4

Oct 25 To mending shoes - - -   75

Nov 15 To mending shoes - -   12

Dec 6 To mending shoes - - -   12

“ 13 To 1 W.. boots footed - - - 3.00

“ ” To mending - - - -  .12

“ 20 To mending shoes - - - -  .25

“ 25 Cr By 24 mos. Wages ending date at $4 =         168.00

Bal: - - -        154.35

“ ”         168.00 168.00

“ ” Cr by bal brot. down - - - -          157.35

1846

Jan: 24 Dr to mending shoes - - - - - 0.40

(Mar 25) Cr 3 mos wages ending this date at $7: =             21.00

“ ” Dr to cash for balance 17th inst…..          177.95

                                                178.35 178.35

“ ” Dr to mending shoes. . . . .    .75

Ap 18 Dr to mending shoes. . . . .    .12

May 4 Dr to mending shoes. . . . .    .12

June 20 Dr to mending shoes. . . . .                                            .50


“ ” Cr by 2 mos wages from Mar 25/46 to May 25/46. + 14.00

“ ” NB. Dr Worthington is allowed $9 : hr. mo.

“ ” for Servt. Frank from May 25th 1845..,

“ ” by order of Rev… Fr Vespere…

“ 25 Cr by one mos wages ending date at….  9.00

 1.50    23.00

Transferred to New book. page 15.

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives , “Georgetown College hires Frank Butler as a cook, 1843-1846,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 20, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/227.

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