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Labor Contract and Inventory of Enslaved Persons in Georgetown

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_pby091_pby036


  • Creation: 1808
  • Creation: 1833 - 1847



This collection consists of two manuscripts that document the existence and work of enslaved people and free laborers in Georgetown in the early 1800s. The manuscripts include a contract for the labor of an unnamed enslaved man; and a log of enslaved people and free laborers.

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Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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