Accounts-- Benjamin Chew, Jr. for his father for expenses of the burial of Nelly, a potential slave, 1807

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Title
Accounts-- Benjamin Chew, Jr. for his father for expenses of the burial of Nelly, a potential slave, 1807
Description
Accounts from March-June 1807, with a line dating April 11th for the burial of Nelly, potential slave, at St. Thomas's Church, as well cost of hickory (possibly for the coffin?), the hiring of a carriage for transport from a man named Hickey, and payment for D. Evans for the coffin. Also records a box of tea for $10. These expenses are also reflected in item 19238.
Identifier
19239
Type
text
Creator
Chew, Benjamin, 1758-1844
Date Created
1807
Format
manuscript
Is Part Of
Chew family papers (2050) | Box 211 | Folder 2
Spatial Coverage
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject
Slavery--United States--History |Chew family
Extent
1 page
Language
eng
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Item sets
Chew Family Papers

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