Medical visits to Georgetown College's enslaved community, May 1792.

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Title

Medical visits to Georgetown College's enslaved community, May 1792.

Subject

Medical care; Slavery; Slaves-Social Conditions; Georgetown College

Description

In this account from 1792, Dr. Charles Worthington -Georgetown College's on call physician- was credited for the medical visits and treatment he gave to three enslaved persons at the College: Sukey, Byrne, and "the boy Ja's"- probably James.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1792

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Financial Ledgers

Identifier

GSA330

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Text

Jan  24 By dose salts for Mondesier 2p6 -2 6
March 1st My Roman vitriviol by my order 1p -1 -
May 20 My Merc: Cathart: 3/9 (July) Emetic & salts 5p Spalding -8 9
May 19 By visit & sundry medicines for Mr. Neale -19 9
Augt19    
May 30 By visit & medec: to Byrne -11 3
May 31 By Do ------- to Suky -15-
July 17 By ointment for Mr Browne ---- 11
Septr 7 & 11 By Drigs & visit to Boy Ja’s 2 1 6

Original Format

Financial Records

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Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “Medical visits to Georgetown College's enslaved community, May 1792.,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 16, 2018, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/364.

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