Claims to freedom, 1819

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Title

Claims to freedom, 1819

Subject

Rev. John McElroy S.J. alludes to "some negroes" who "pretended to claim their freedom."

Description

On a visit to Talbot City, Rev. John McElroy S.J. alludes to "some negroes" who "pretended to claim their freedom."

Creator

Georgetown University Library

Source

Father McElroy's diary : Jan. 1, 1813-Aug. 31, 1815 ; May 31, 1817-Jun. 21, 1818 ; Dec. 26, 1818-Dec. 18, 1821. Selected Papers of Rev. John McElroy, S.J., Georgetown University Library.

Publisher

Digital Georgetown

Date

1819-05-14

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Journal

Identifier

GSA26

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Text

This being done I departed the - 13th - for St. Joseph's Talbot City - My object to this place was to collect some money due the College by two Students Masters' [?]

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living in this neighborhood (about 800$) as also to arrange some business with Bro Mr. Monihan concerning some negroes who pretended to claim their freedom.

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Journal

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Citation

Georgetown University Library, “Claims to freedom, 1819,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed March 29, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/31.

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