A payment for Alexius, August 15, 1796

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Title

A payment for Alexius, August 15, 1796

Subject

Slaves--United States--Economic conditions; Slaves--Hire; Jesuits--Missions; Jesuits--History--19th century

Description

In a meeting in March of 1797, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen decided to pay St. Thomas Manor for an enslaved man named Alexius, a "slave in the service of the Bishop."

This cashbook entry from August 15 of the same year records an installment of the money promised St. Thomas Manor in exchange for Alexius.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1796-08-15

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province, Society of Jesus

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA374

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

August 15 By Cash paid to St. Thomas’ Manor in part payment of the 15£ allowed this year & from hence forward annually by the Trustees in consideration of a servant sent from from the Manor to the Bishop.   7.10 0
  To ……. 1.10

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives , “A payment for Alexius, August 15, 1796 ,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/419.