Ben Branson hired by Georgetown College, 1841

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Title

Ben Branson hired by Georgetown College, 1841

Subject

Slave hiring; Slavery; Slave labor; Georgetown College

Description

This 1841 ledger entry shows the hire of Ben Branson who is described as a "servant of Horatio Reid." Reid was paid $10 a month for the hire of Branson.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

29-06-1841 to 19-09-1841

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Record

Identifier

GSA272

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1841                                  Ben Branson (Servant of Horatio Reid)           Cr      $

 

[Left side]

June 29      To cash pd 1 months wages ending 15 ins      10 00

July 15        To cash pd to Hortatio Reid                              10 00

Aug 15        To cash pd to do for 1 month ending                10 00

Sep 19        To cash paid in full  ____         ____                10 00

                                                                                    _________

                                                                                             40 00

                                                                                    _________

 

[Right side]

1841                                                               

         June 15 By 1 months wages ending this day      10 00

         July 15   By 1 month ending            ___  __          10 00

         Aug. 15  By 1 month ending            ___  __          10 00

         Sep. 15 By 1 month ending date             __          10 00

                                                                              _________

                                                                                     40 00

Original Format

Financial Ledger

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives , “Ben Branson hired by Georgetown College, 1841 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 20, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/296.

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