Hire of Michael from Margaret Fenwick, 1821

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Title

Hire of Michael from Margaret Fenwick, 1821

Subject

Slave hiring; Slave labor; Georgetown College

Description

Margaret Fenwick's account with the college includes the hire of a man named Michael in 1821 for $60. The hire of Michael, along with rents for 1821 and 1822, appear to have offset her bills, including expenses for her son George.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

12-08-1821

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Record

Identifier

GSA274

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

54

 

                        Geo. Town College

                          August 12th 1822

 

[Entry 231]

 

            Margaret Fenwick                              Cr

 

                By Micheal’s hire for 1821                                                                          60.00

                By 2 ½ years wages @ wash house @ 36.00                                90.00

                By 1 years rent endg Decr 1820 for house + lot on 2 st [?]             200.00

                By Do                        Do                    1821                                        200.00

                By Do                       Do                    1822                                        150.00    700.00

                                                                                                                        ______

 

           Dr To measurers bill for improvements                                              469.12 ½

                  “ 2 years expense for son Geo. Up to July 1821 $ 360.00                       360.00

                                                                                                                                    $829.12

Original Format

Financial Journal

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives , “Hire of Michael from Margaret Fenwick, 1821 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed July 20, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/299.

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