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A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 27th, 1912. Mildred mentions that she had a photograph of a person formerly enslaved by the Bullitt family. The "Grandmammy" she describes is most likely…

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A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 23rd, 1912. Mildred signs the letter as "Cousin Nan." Mildred Chenoweth goes into great detail about what she remembers about growing up at Oxmoor…

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Letter from Helen Bullitt Massie to her husband, General Henry Massie, dated July 12th, 1816. In the letter, Henry mentions some of the men he enslaves, including Ralph and Peter. Peter, he writes, “has behaved uncommonly well since his runaway…

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A letter from General Henry Massie to his wife, Helen Bullitt Massie, mentioning Old Bowsan, Fanny, and Jim, dated January 4th, 1811. Old Bowsan, Fanny, and Jim are all enslaved by the Massie or Bullitt families.

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A receipt of transferred funds to Dr. Joseph Gashwiler from William Christian, dated February 16th, 1793. Dr. Gashwiler attended to Jenny, a woman enslaved by William Christian.

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A receipt of transferred funds to Dr. Adam Rankin from William Christian, dated January 4th, 1793. Adam Rankin attended to Sam, Billy, Tom, Young Jim, Jim, Venus, and Ruth, all people enslaved by William Christian.

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Receipt of funds transferred to G. Munter from William Christian, dated March 26th, 1791. G. Munter made clothes for Kiah, Jenny, and Noah, people enslaved by William Christian.

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A letter from George Nicholas to Richard Woolfolk concerning William Christian's salt works at Bullitt's Lick and the people he enslaves, dated December 29th, 1790.

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A letter from George Nicholas to Richard Woolfolk concerning William Christian's salt works at Bullitt's Lick and the people he enslaves, dated December 10th, 1790.

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A receipt of funds transferred to G. Muter from William Christian, dated May 24, 1790. G. Muter made clothing for Jenny and Noah, two people enslaved by William Christian.
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