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Last Will and Testament of William Christian, March 13th, 1786.

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The last will and testament of William Christian, dated March 13th, 1786. This document lists the forty-seven people he enslaved and who they will be transferred to upon his death. The people William Christian enslaved are named as follows: James…

Letter to Elizabeth Christian from Annie Christian discussing Tom, a man she enslaves, March 22nd, 1788.

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A letter from Annie Christian (n.p.) to Elizabeth Christian (Bellmount), dated March 22nd, 1788. Annie writes that Tom, a man she enslaves, has asked for every other Saturday off. Annie also writes about moving the enslaved people in her estate.

Letter to Elizabeth Christian from Annie Christian discussing Hannibal, a man she enslaves, January 2nd, 1788.

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A letter from Annie Christian (at Myer's) to Elizabeth Christian (n.p.), dated January 2nd, 1788. Annie mentions hiring out the people she enslaves and collecting the debts owed to her husband, William's, estate. Annie specifically Hannibal, a man…

Letter to Richard Woolfolk from Annie Christian discussing the people she enslaves, 1787.

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A letter from Annie Christian (n.p.) to Richard Woolfolk (n.p.), dated 1787. Christian writes about getting shoes and clothes for the people she enslaves, with a receipt of sale attached. Lenny and Harry may be names of men she enslaved.

Letter to Patrick Henry from Annie Christian discussing her estate and the people she enslaves, September 1786.

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A letter from Annie Christian (Cove Spring, Mercer County, Kentucky) to her brother, Patrick Henry (Richmond, Virginia), dated September 1786. Annie instructs Patrick on what to do with her property and the people she enslaves in the event of her…