The sale of John for $240, September 17, 1798

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Title

The sale of John for $240, September 17, 1798

Subject

Slavery; Slave-Sale; Slave Trade; Jesuits--History--18th century

Description

In 1798, the Jesuits received 90£ for the sale of John. His sale price was $240.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1798-09-17

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza, Adam Rothman

Rights

Maryland Province Jesuits

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA215

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1798 St Thomas Manor in Acct with Cash Dr £ S D
Augst 11 To Cash brot over from page 17 1708 15 8
Sepr 17 To Cash recd for a negro boy John sold 240$ 90 0 0
Janyy  1// To Cash for wheat sold in Baltimore @ 11/6      

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Financial Records

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “The sale of John for $240, September 17, 1798,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/234.

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