Accounts-- Expenses and payments received recorded by Benjamin Chew, Jr. for Mary Oswald Chew, 1811

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Title
Accounts-- Expenses and payments received recorded by Benjamin Chew, Jr. for Mary Oswald Chew, 1811
Description
Copy of a list of accounts by Benjamin Chew, Jr. for his mother, Elizabeth Oswald Chew. The account includes a wide range of expenses and services, including medical, slave labor, and rent money received from tenants. There are multiple transactions referring to a likely-enslaved man named John, often referred to as Black John or Negro John, including receipt of a $70 payment from a Mr. Rodemaker for John's "time and service" in October 1810. There is also a payment for the bleeding of a negro woman (possibly "Hannah"), for $2.50.
Identifier
19226
Type
text
Creator
Chew, Benjamin, 1758-1844
Date Created
1811
Format
manuscript
Is Part Of
Chew family papers (2050) | Box 68A | Folder 2
Spatial Coverage
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject
Slavery--United States--History |Chew family |Plantations--Maryland
Extent
1 page
Language
eng
Rights
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Item sets
Chew Family Papers

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