Slavery and the Making of the University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Manuscripts Department Slavery and the Making of the University

[Source Description: 13 March to 29 April 1837. "Thomas A. Waitt's bill for labour." University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


The Trustees of the University of North Carolina
In Account with Thos. A. Waitt. Dt -
For Labour done from the 13 of March to the 29 of April inclusive
as below -

Carpenters
.. To 41 Days By Self at $3 per Day -- $123.
To 42 Do [ditto] By Kendal. B. Waitt. 1.62 ½ - Do -- 68.25
To 24 Do By John. B. Griffin. 1.50 - Do -- 36.
To 20 ¼ Do By Anderson Vandiford. 1.40 - Do -- 28.35
To 37 ¼ Do By Wm. Davis - 1.25 - Do -- 46.57
To 37 ¼ Do By Tho Jenkins - 1.12 ½ - Do -- 41.91
To 36 ¼ Do By Gray. Utley - 1. - Do -- 36.25
.. To 9 ½ Do By Leroy Anderson - 1. - Do -- 9.50
.. To 40 ½ Do By Jas. Smith - 1. - Do -- 40.50
To 30 ¼ Do By Wm. Dales - 1. - Do -- 30.25
To 14 Do By Ben. King - .75 - Do -- 10.50
          471.08
           
Plasterers & Masons-
To 27 Do By Stewart - 1.50 - Do -- 40.50
To 37 Do By Chester - 1.25 - Do -- 46.25
To [?]7 Do By Peter - 1.50 - Do -- 61.50
To 6 Do By Cicero - 1.75 - Do -- 10.50
To 41 ¾ Do By Calvin - 1. - Do -- 41.75
To 11 ½ Do By Clinton - 1.25 - Do -- 14.38
To 16 Do By Gee - 1.25 - Do -- 20.
To 6 Do By Evans - 1.25 - Do -- 7.50
          242.38
           
 
Rock Cutters
.. To 19 ½ Do By John. White 2.25 - Do -- 43.88
           
 
Labourers
To 39 ½ Do By - .Lewis - .60 - Do - 23.70
To 36 Do By - .Isom - - .60 Do - 21.60
To 42 Do By - .Redon[?] - .60 - Do - 25.20
To 24 Do By - .Abraham - .60 - Do - 14.40
To 6 Do By - Thomas - .40 - Do - 2.40
To 1 Do By - .Ben .60 - Do - .60
To 42 Do By - .Jourdan - .40 - Do - 16.80
To 13 ¾ Do By - .Henderson .60 - Do - 8.25
To 12 Do By - .Ephraim .60 - Do - 7.20
To 27 ½ Do By - John Whitaker .60 - Do - 16.50
          136.65
           
 
Waggons
To 29 Do By Robersons Waggon 3.50 Do - 101.50
To 4 1/3 Do By Clayters Do 3.50 Do - 15.17
          116.67
           


√ Show workers[?] believed to be paid off.

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Labour
No. 1