"Apprehending Ann": Thompson & Spalding charges to William McSherry, September 28, 1838

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Title

"Apprehending Ann": Thompson & Spalding charges to William McSherry, September 28, 1838

Subject

Slavery; Slave Trade; Slave-Sale; Capture; Transportation

Description

This receipt scrap sent to William McSherry in 1838 includes a $25.00 dollar charge for apprehending an enslaved woman named Ann.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1838-09-28

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Elsa Barraza Mendoza, Transcription by: Hillary MacKinlay

Rights

Maryland Province Jesuits

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA358

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Text

The Hon Wm. McSherry
                                    Dr to Thompson & Spalding
                                                a/c current vz
1838
Jany 8             To cash paid order to Rev Dubuisson                                    $10.00
        18            To ditto    “                               Miller                                       40.00
Feby 19           To   “      “                               Neal                                        36.00
         20           To   “      “       McSherry 30$ postage 109                            30.10
Jun 28             To   “      “       order to Mr Khunn                                           10 —
       30             To   “      “       apprendin Negro girl Ann                              25. —
July 14            To   “      “       led him to Hospital                                            1.50
       25             To   “      “       order through Bank                                         125.00

       277.60

Balt 28 September 1838

Original Format

Manuscript

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Citation

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus , “"Apprehending Ann": Thompson & Spalding charges to William McSherry, September 28, 1838 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/391.