Receipt made out to Elizabeth G. Elliott for enslaved man Peter's stay at Eastern Lunatic Asylum, 1854 January 31

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Receipt made out to Elizabeth G. Elliott for enslaved man Peter's stay at Eastern Lunatic Asylum, 1854 January 31

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Description

Receipt issued to Elizabeth G. Elliott for payment to the Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia to cover the stay of her enslaved man, Peter. The receipt is signed by Todd Sweeny, attorney and collector for the Asylum.

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[Recto]

E.G. Elliott.
In a/c with the E L Asylum.
To board of Peter as a patient in the E.L.A. from
13th April/53 to Jan 31st. 54 (9½) $61.75
Recd. Payment Talbot Sweeney.
Atty & Collr
E L Asylum
Jan 31st/54

[Verso]

6.50 per month
months
58.50
  3.25
$61.75

Sweeny
1854

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia, “Receipt made out to Elizabeth G. Elliott for enslaved man Peter's stay at Eastern Lunatic Asylum, 1854 January 31,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 28, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/203.

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