Georgetown College hires Salvadore, an enslaved man, 1850

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Title

Georgetown College hires Salvadore, an enslaved man, 1850

Subject

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

Description

This account from 1850 records the hire of Salvadore, an enslaved man owned by Dr. Bohrer. Salvadore worked in Georgetown's student dormitories and his owner received ten dollars per month for his labor.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Source

Ledger G?, 1846-1862 (I.AA.1.f), Georgetown College Financial Records: Vault Collection, Georgetown University Archives, Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Lauinger Library, Georgetown University.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1850-05-06

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA239

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

    Doctr Bohrer for Servant Salvadore 155
1850      
May 6 Entered this day at $10 pr mo: in dormitory…  

Original Format

Financial Records

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Georgetown College hires Salvadore, an enslaved man, 1850,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/261.

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