Georgetown College hires a slave from Charles Boarman, a former Jesuit, February 1807.

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Title

Georgetown College hires a slave from Charles Boarman, a former Jesuit, February 1807.

Subject

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

Description

Georgetown's accounts from 1807 register a payment of $26.00 to Charles Boarman for the hire of an enslaved woman. Boarman was a former Jesuit and a lay professor at the College.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1807-02-09

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA229

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9 Paid J. Holtzman in full for 40 lbs flour $65 26.00
‘’ Paid A King Co for wine & Sugar bot. last month 5.75
‘’ 2 Galls Wine $3.00, Paid E. Riggs in full for Calico 15.373 18.372
‘’ Paid Chas.. Boarman in full for the hire of a Negro Woman 26.00
‘’ Postage 10 cts /I Pd J. Hollingshead & 6for 4 Blbs Linen 250 10.10

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Georgetown College hires a slave from Charles Boarman, a former Jesuit, February 1807. ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 22, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/249.

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