Georgetown College hires Jane, an enslaved woman, 1799

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Title

Georgetown College hires Jane, an enslaved woman, 1799

Subject

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

Description

This record from the Georgetown's financial records indicates that the College hired an enslaved woman named Jane from her owner Bernard Medley.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1799-03-03

Contributor

Cory Young, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA240

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

    Cr Dr
1796      
Nov.r 1 By you’re a/c Rendered for Sundries Done £93.8.6 ½
1799 Jany 14 By Ditto as & a/c  38.16.6
    By Liddy Butlers shirt 9s Charged to J. Davers  4.1.6 ½
March 3 By 1. Years Sallary for your Negro Jane  7.10.0
1800      
Jany 18   £143.16.7

Original Format

Financial Records

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Georgetown College hires Jane, an enslaved woman, 1799,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/262.

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