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Building the White House - Photo 4

Building the White House - Photo 4

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National Archives and Records Administration

Building the White House - Photo 4

This payroll from August 1795 shows the payroll for enslaved sawyers working at the President's House; Simon, Jerry, Jef, Charles, Len, Dick, Bill, and Jim. Enslaved workers were typically noted in the payrolls with an "N" or "Negro" to indicate their status.

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