1862-03-15, Sam, Male, Labor (Domestic)

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1862-03-15, Sam, Male, Labor (Domestic)

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The Demosthenian Society decreased Sam's pay for domestic work due to a decrease in student enrollment.

Partial transcript: "the com. appointed to investigate the case of Demosthenian Society against negro boy Sam, reported said negro boy has agreed to diminish his charges against the society for attendance on Hall, to $7.00/1.00 per annum a year in consequence of reduction of students"

Event Type

Labor: Domestic

Action Status

Date

March 15, 1862

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Enslaver

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Currency

Dollar

Price

$7.00

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