Expenses for transporting slaves from St. Thomas and St. Inigoes to Alexandria, undated [likely 1838]

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Title

Expenses for transporting slaves from St. Thomas and St. Inigoes to Alexandria, undated [likely 1838]

Subject

Slavery; Slave Trade; Slave-Sale; Jesuit History-19th Century

Description

These undated receipts record a payment of $84.67 dollars for the transportation of an unspecified number of persons from St. Thomas Manor and St. Inigoes. The itemized receipt includes charges for lodging and supper in Piscataway, a ferry boat to the ship, passage in a steamboat for a girl, and constable's fees.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

undated, probably 1838

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Maryland Province Jesuits

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA383

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Expenses for St. Thomas’ servants to Alexandria -------------------------------
For lodging, supper &c at Piscataway- $8.17
For Ferry boat to ship ----------- 8.00
Passage in steamboat for girl ---------- 1.00
Constable's fees  ------------------------ 10.00
  $27.17


 

John J. Gibson for St. Inigoes $55
Paid by same to Dr. Roach    $2.50
                                    Amt     57.50
                                                27.17
                                                84.67

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, Society of Jesus , “Expenses for transporting slaves from St. Thomas and St. Inigoes to Alexandria, undated [likely 1838],” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed August 18, 2019, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/438.