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I.AA.1.h, Various Accounts. Students, workmen, societies, October 1837 - October 1846

 Item
Contains references to the presence of enslaved persons on campus. Begins with a handwritten index which includes entries for "Jo: Servant of Miss Mary Fenwick" and "Ben Colored (Mrs. Foxhall)." Includes an account for Jeremiah Bronaugh shows his hiring of multiple enslaved men beginning in 1843, to the college The entry for Charles Stonestreet for 1842-1843, page 49, ends with this note: "This account is settled by receiving the telescope from London, that is the telescope that Mr. S. gave to the Observatory, James Curley." Included are accounts for Mr. Seager fencing master, Francis (Francesco) Masi music master, John Generes dancing master, John Simpson music master, Lewis Carusi dancing master, Susan Decatur, Trinity Church, Expenses of Mathematical Instruments for Father Curley and Expenses of Observatory (page 38), "Joseph Smallwood Colored man Dormitory", "Hillary Lemon (Coloured man) as cook", Province of Maryland, and Sisters of Visitation.

Dates

  • From the Collection: 1791-1950

Extent

From the Collection: 22.00 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Archives Repository

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