Georgetown College hires Polley and Suckey from Charles Boarman, 1804

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Title

Georgetown College hires Polley and Suckey from Charles Boarman, 1804

Subject

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

Description

Georgetown's accounts from 1804 register a payment of $53.33 to Charles Boarman for the hire of two enslaved women, Polley and Suckey. Boarman was a former Jesuit and a lay professor at the College who defrayed his sons' school costs with slave labor.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1804-04-01

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA238

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Text

    Contra Cr
1804      
April 1 Ballance Due Mr. Charles Boarman brought from Folio 9 $28.52
    By hire of Polley & Suckey for one year up to the 7th Jany 1804 53.33
August 1 By 4 months Sallary @ $200 66.68
    By Over charge in son Courtney acct 21.40
October 1 By 3 months Sallary @ 200 50.00
      $219.93

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Financial Records

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Georgetown College hires Polley and Suckey from Charles Boarman, 1804,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/260.

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