Hire of Jo [Edlin?] from Mary Fenwick, 1845

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Title

Hire of Jo [Edlin?] from Mary Fenwick, 1845

Subject

Slave hiring; Slave labor; Georgetown College

Description

Jo, likely Joseph Edlen, was hired by Georgetown College from Mary Fenwick from December 1845 to November 1846. He was hired to work on the farm at the rate of $8 per month. An entry from the college Day and Cash Book from January 16, 1846 records a payment to Mary Fenwick for hire of Joseph Edlen.

Creator

Georgetown University

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1845-12-03

1846-01-16

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Record

Identifier

GSA279

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

                                                                                                                        112

Jo- Servant of Miss Mary Fenwick

                   Opposite the monetary –

                                                                                                            Dr             Cr

1845

 

Dec. 3rd Entered this day to work on the farm

                      At $8.00 pr mo:                                                             $. ¢           $ ¢

1846

Jan 3 “   Cr  by 1 months wages ending

                    This date  __    ___    ___      =                                                             8.00

“ 16         Dr  to cash in full to 3rd inst.                                                       8.00

__________________                                                                                _____________

Feb 3: Cr by 1 mos  wages ending    ___     ____                                                          8.00

“    14 Dr To cash  _      ___     ____     ___    _____                                8.00

 

_____                                                                                              ____________

 

Mar 3 Cr  by 1 months end:   .     .     .    .     .     .    .                                               8.00

Apr 3 “   by 1 do       .     .     .    .     .     .    .                                                                  8.00

May 3 “by 1 do       .     .     .    .     .     .    .                                                                   8.00

                                                                                                       _____________

                                                                                                                        24.00

 

“       4 Dr to cash  .       .      .      .      .      .       .     .                             24.00

                                                                                                        ______________

 

July 3 Cr  by 2 mos wages ending date   .      .      .                                                       16.00

“      8 Dr  to cash for 2 mos wages, due 3rd .. inst. .   .   .                16.00

                                                                                                         ______________

Octr 17 Dr  to cash on acct .          .        .      .      .      .     .                2.00

Nov: 3 Cr by 4 mos  wages ending this date at/8  .   .   .                                             32.00

“      14 Dr   to cash    .      .     .     .     .     .     .     .     .     .    .    .             30.00

                                                                                                          ______________

                                                                                                          32.00       32.00

                                               ______________


January 1846
  1. to Mary Fenwick, for hire of Jos. Edlen cold servt 1 month 3. d inst. 8.

Original Format

Account Book

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Citation

Georgetown University , “Hire of Jo [Edlin?] from Mary Fenwick, 1845,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 15, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/298.

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