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“A List of Negroes at College” (ca. 1780)

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A List of Negroes at College
SUMMARY

This list of enslaved people owned by the College of William and Mary, circa 1780, includes both those who were at the College at that time and those who were hired out. 

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A List of Negroes at College

A List of Negroes at College

Winkfield

Daniell

Dick – almost a invalid

Pompey

Adam

Nedd

old Lucy – a invalid

old Kate a invalid

Nanny a invalid

Effy – not much better

 

Negroes Hired outt

Lemon

James

Letty

Charlott

Frankey

Betty

and two Gerrels

Mr. Bellini’s three

Molly

Mass

and Lucy

 

FURTHER READING

Letter from David Watson to Robert Michie (December 21, 1797) Letter to Mr. Winkfield, Virginia Gazette (November 30, 1775) Slave Sale Advertisement, Virginia Gazette (November 28, 1777) “The further Affidavit of James Blair” (May 1, 1704) The Present State of Virginia (1724), Hugh Jones The Transfer of the College of William and Mary in Virginia (February 27, 1729) Royal Charter of the College of William and Mary (February 8, 1693)

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APA Citation:
College of William and Mary. “A List of Negroes at College” (ca. 1780). (2020, December 07). In Encyclopedia Virginia. https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/a-list-of-negroes-at-college-ca-1780.
MLA Citation:
College of William and Mary. "“A List of Negroes at College” (ca. 1780)" Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Humanities, (07 Dec. 2020). Web. 09 May. 2021
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