Nancy buys her daughter Sophia to set her free, September 19, 1803

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Title

Nancy buys her daughter Sophia to set her free, September 19, 1803

Subject

Slave Sale; Slave Women; Slaves--Manumission; Jesuits--History-- 19th century

Description

In 1803 Nancy purchased her daughter Sophia for $50. This transaction records a payment of 18.150 towards the purchase of her freedom.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1803-09-19

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Jesuits

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA216

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Augt. 13 To Cash from Agent of Corporation as pr Ledger 27 3 2 ½  
Sepr 19 To Cash from Nancy for her daughter Sophia sold & set free $50 18 15 0
Sepr 17 To Cash for wheat $340 remitted to      

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Financial Records

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “Nancy buys her daughter Sophia to set her free, September 19, 1803,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/235.

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