"To 4 colored servants, for Christmas gift," 1846

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Title

"To 4 colored servants, for Christmas gift," 1846

Subject

Slavery; Georgetown College

Description

This December 29, 1846 entry in the college's cash book records payment of $2 being paid out to 4 "colored servants" as a Christmas gift. Similar payments for various holidays like Christmas and Easter are scattered throughout the financial records.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1846-12-29

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Record

Identifier

GSA280

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

  1. to lining, for tailor ‘shop . .      .      .      .       .      .                      3.87.

“     to cash for several of ours for omnibuses .      .       .                      “. 87

“     to 4. Colored servants, for Christmas gift .     .     .    .                  2. .`~

“     to several students, cash for Christmas, or omnibus (charged 6.50.

Original Format

Cash Book

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “"To 4 colored servants, for Christmas gift," 1846,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 20, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/305.

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