Alms for freedom, 1845

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Title

Alms for freedom, 1845

Subject

Self-purchase, Slavery, Freedom, Georgetown College, Jesuits-History, Jesuits-19th century history

Description

This day book entry records a payment, described as "alms," of $1.50 being paid to an African American woman to buy her freedom.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1845-11-24

Contributor

Julia Bernier, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA219

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Text

 

 

“ to Jos. Brook, 3 0/0 on $10. Collected fr. Blackrove     .     .       ..   “    . 50.

“ to alms to a negro woman to purcase her freedom    .     .       ..       1.   “

 

26 to Dr. Hoffar dentist for school. Gillespie  .    .    .    .    .   .   . 141.   1.  “

Original Format

Financial Records

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives , “Alms for freedom, 1845,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 23, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/238.

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