The College hires Sukey, 1792-1797

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Title

The College hires Sukey, 1792-1797

Subject

Slave women; Slave labor; Hire; Leases; Conditional Sales; Master and Servant; Jesuits--History; Jesuits--History--18th century

Description

This record from the Georgetown College accounts ledger indicates that the College hired an enslaved woman named Sukey from her owner, William Diggs, from 1792-1797 at £10 per year.

Creator

Georgetown University Archives

Source

Georgetown College accounts ledger, 1789-1793, Georgetown University Archives, Special Collections, Lauinger Library, Georgetown University.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1792-1797

Contributor

Lynn Conway, Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Accounts

Identifier

GSA62

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

          Mr Wm Digge’s Sukey hired at
          College at £10 pr an commencing
          March 27th 1792
          College Di. To Mr Wm Digges
          To three years hire Sukey                          £30 0 0
          ending 27 March 1796
1797   To one year hire ye Sukey ending 27 march  10 –
                                                                          £40 0 0

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

1792 accounts_slave hire.jpg

Citation

Georgetown University Archives, “The College hires Sukey, 1792-1797,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/70.

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