Georgetown College pays to capture Spalding, a runaway slave, 1805

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Title

Georgetown College pays to capture Spalding, a runaway slave, 1805

Subject

Slavery--Fugitive slaves; Jesuits--History--19th century; Georgetown College

Description

In a letter from 1805, Leonard Neale, President of Georgetown College, wrote to his brother Rev. F. Neale that Spalding had ran away. The following entries from the College Cashbook register payments for "going after A. Spalding," and paying "Constable for Spalding."

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1805-08-9,17
1807-09-01

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza, Cory Young

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Records

Identifier

GSA243

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Text

1805 August    
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9 To Cash paid for Sundryes $1.20 ½ 1.20 ½
  To Cash paid Gloyed for going after A. Spalding … 3. …
 
 
1805 August    
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17 To Cash paid in Market 37 ½   ----. 37 ½
  To Cash paid the SConstable for going for A.Spaldy $ 3. …
 
 
  October 1807  
Oct 1st Paid Constable for Spalding…. 3.25
  ………………….  

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Financial Records

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Georgetown College pays to capture Spalding, a runaway slave, 1805,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 25, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/265.

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