Hiring "servants" at the College, February 1805

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Title

Hiring "servants" at the College, February 1805

Subject

Slave hiring; Slave labor; Georgetown College

Description

This entry in the Procurator ledgers of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus indicates that the Jesuits' general fund financed the hire of "servants" for Georgetown College in 1804. The reference to "servants" most likely refers to enslaved people. Georgetown received two payments, one for 120 dollars and another one for $185. The payment for hiring servants is paired in the cashbook with payments for horse food.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1805-02

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province, Society of Jesus

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA377

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

1805 Amount brought forward …… 1916.6 ½
February 26 By cash paid for the hire of servants to George College for the year 1804 ………  120.00
  By Ditto pd for horse food its Dtto ….. 45.00
  By Ditto paid College for hire of Servts & horse food for the year 1804 …… 185.00

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives , “Hiring "servants" at the College, February 1805,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 16, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/422.