Boarder James Kannady hires Zellam, an enslaved person at the College, 1799

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Title

Boarder James Kannady hires Zellam, an enslaved person at the College, 1799

Subject

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

Description

In 1799, Georgetown College charged James Kannady for 20 days of boarding and 13 days of hire of Zellam, an enslaved person at the College. The hire of Zellam cost 5 pence per day.

Zellam was originally hired out to the College by the Fevrier Family to cover the expenses of their sons Jean and François, boarders at the College.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1799-06-13

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

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PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA231

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James Kannady set in board at College the 13th day June 1799 a 18/9 & wake-

The hire of Zelam commenced the 4th day June at 5/ p day-

Board ended the 3rd July Days a 2/8-2.13.4  
Day hire of Zellam a 5/----------------3-5      
                                                       £5.184


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Georgetown University Archives , “Boarder James Kannady hires Zellam, an enslaved person at the College, 1799,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 22, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/253.