The death of Peter at Georgetown College, March 24, 1813

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Title

The death of Peter at Georgetown College, March 24, 1813

Subject

Slavery; Slave Hire; Death

Description

On March 24, 1813 Giovanni Grassi, SJ, President of Georgetown College, noted in his diary the death of Peter, an enslaved man at the College.

Peter appears in the College census of servants from 1812 to 1813.

Creator

Giovanni Grassi, SJ, Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1813-03-24

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

Italian

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA257

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Text

[Translation]
Wednesday 24
Peter the Black died.

[Transcription]
24 Merc[oledí]
Morí il negro Peter.

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Giovanni Grassi, SJ, Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection, “The death of Peter at Georgetown College, March 24, 1813,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 20, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/282.

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