A Negro woman the property of Fr. Miguel, 1814

Dublin Core

Title

A Negro woman the property of Fr. Miguel, 1814

Subject

Women Slaves, Bequests, Catholic Church-Clergy-Biography

Description

Fr. Miguel leaves an unnamed "Negro Woman" at the College in July 1814.

Creator

Georgetown University Library

Source

Father McElroy's diary : Jan. 1, 1813-Aug. 31, 1815 ; May 31, 1817-Jun. 21, 1818 ; Dec. 26, 1818-Dec. 18, 1821. Selected Papers of Rev. John McElroy, S.J., Georgetown University Library.

Publisher

Digital Georgetown

Date

1814-07-05

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Journal

Identifier

GSA21

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Text

---July 5---
Arrived at the College this day from Richmond in Company with Fr Miguel, we Brot with us two trunks + three parcels also a Negro Woman the property of Fr. Miguel whom he left with us, together with four very Rich Suits of Vestments 2 fine Chalices, Cructs, Candlesticks, flowers, 4 Suits of Common Vestments, 1 large trunk full of Linen, an Encyclopedia in French 40 Volumes qto. about 100 Volumes of diff. kinds, Saddle, Bridle, Holsters, Pistols &c &c &c &c &c. The Amt of the Value of all about $3000!!!

Original Format

Journal

Files

McElroy Journal 1814-07-05 A negro woman.jpg

Citation

Georgetown University Library, “A Negro woman the property of Fr. Miguel, 1814,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 28, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/26.

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