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Deed of Trust between John Fry and Joshua Fry, November 5, 1811, and bill of sale for Moses, April 18th, 1811.

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A deed of trust between John Fry and his father Joshua Fry, dated November 5th, 1811. In this deed, the people enslaved by the Fry family are listed by name and gender.
(Men:) Billy, Harry, Banthett, Bob, Peter, Davy, Lut, Hercules (Women:) Sally,…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred and Susan Bullitt concerning the people they enslave, November 17th, 1845.

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In a letter from November 17th, 1845, Mildred Ann Bullitt and Susan Bullitt (at Oxmoor) write to John C. Bullitt (in Clarksville) that William Christian Bullitt "has determined...to make his negroes honest." She tells him of the enslaved people who…