Georgetown College hires Jacob, an enslaved cook, 1849-1850

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Title

Georgetown College hires Jacob, an enslaved cook, 1849-1850

Subject

Slavery; Slave hiring; Hire Terms; Slave labor; Georgetown College

Description

This account from 1849 records the terms of hire of Jacob, an enslaved cook owned by Mr. William Robinson. Jacob remained at Georgetown College from September 1849 to May 1850.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1849-09/1850-05

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA232

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  Mr. Wm. Robinson for servt Jacob: 135
1849   $   ¢ $  ¢
Sep 26 Jacob commenced worth this day as cookAt $12 pr month……  
Oct 26 By 1 months wages ending this date 12.00
Nov 7 Dr to csh forwarded by Son 12.00
Dec 26 Cr by 2 mos wages ending …. 24.00
1850    
Jan 3 Dr To cash …….. 24.00
‘’    26 By 1 ms. Wages ending $12 (see leg. I 102)  
Feb 26 Cr. By 1 mo. Wages ending….. 12.00
Mar 26 Cr. By 1 mo wages ending…. 12.00
Ap. 4 Dr Cash for Jacobs hire 24.00
Ap 26 Cr by 1 mos wages ending $12 (See Leg. 102)  
May 26 Cr by 1 mos wages ending date $12 (see leg. I  
 
[in pencil] Jacob. Left College May 15/50

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Financial Records

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives , “Georgetown College hires Jacob, an enslaved cook, 1849-1850,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 22, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/252.