Ben and James paid for extra work during college vacation, 1847

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Title

Ben and James paid for extra work during college vacation, 1847

Subject

Slavery; Georgetown College

Description

This cash book entry from September 20, 1847 shows a payment of $6 being made to Ben and James, described as "hired col[or]d serv[an]ts," for "extra work in vacations." 

Ben and James likely refer to Benedict Johnson and James Young who appear to have worked on campus in both slavery and freedom.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1847-09-20

Contributor

Julia Bernier

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Record

Identifier

GSA281

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

 

“ to little expenses for students, distinctly charged .     .      .     .     .     . 1.86.

“ to lock , key, sash cord, kitchen knife .    .     .     .     .     .    .    .    .    .       .84

  1. to Ben + James hired col.d servts. for extra work in vacations . 6.

Original Format

Cash Book

Files

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Ben and James paid for extra work during college vacation, 1847,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 15, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/306.

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