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Letter to Archibald Dixon from William C. Bullitt concerning the people he enslaves and a possible move to Henderson County, October 25th, 1861.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to Archibald Dixon (n.p.), dated October 25th, 1861. Bullitt writes that he plans to rent out Oxmoor and move to Henderson County, presumably to Cottonwood, due to the "pilfering" in the city because…

Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, some of whom were hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper. One document lists the names of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, who they were…

Contract hiring people enslaved by William C. Bullitt to be loaned to Archibald Dixon, January 1st, 1865.

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A contract hiring several people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt to Cottonwood plantation, to work for Archibald Dixon, dated January 1st, 1865. The following enslaved people were loaned out: Dick, Armstead, Billy, Ike, Bill, John Gordon, and…

Contract hiring Daniel, Jim, Parker, Moses, Alek, Joe, and Diana, people enslaved at the Oxmoor plantation, January 1st, 1864.

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A contract hiring Daniel, Jim, Parker, Moses, Alek, Joe, and Diana, all people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, dated January 1st, 1864. The contract loans the aforementioned enslaved people away from Cottonwood plantation to work for A. J.…

Contract hiring Parker, Moses, Hunter, Diana, Daniel, and Jim, people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, April 28th, 1862.

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A contract loaning Parker, Moses, Hunter, Diana, Daniel, and Jim, all enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, dated April 28th, 1862. The contract loans the aforementioned enslaved people away from Cottonwood plantation to work for A. J. Anderson,…

Contract hiring George and Dick, two men enslaved by William C. Bullitt, April 17th, 1860.

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A contract loaning George and Dick, two men enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, off of the Cottonwood plantation to work for A. J. Anderson, William Soaper, and Archibald Dixon. The contract is dated April 17th, 1860.

Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.

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A deed from William Christian Bullitt to Henry Chenoweth, dated January 1st, 1860. Dr. Henry Chenoweth was married to Helen Martin Bullitt, William C. Bullitt's daughter. This deed grants Chenoweth half of the Cottonwood plantation, as well as the…

Letter to Mildred Ann Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning the discipline of the people they enslave, May 12th, 1859.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Cottonwood) to his wife, Mildred Ann Bullitt (n. p.), dated May 12th, 1859. William advises Mildred to call a watchman if she has any difficulty with the people they enslave. William writes about one…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning moving the people they enslave to Cottonwood, November 23rd, 1861.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 23rd, 1861. William writes about renting some of the land at the Oxmoor plantation, but keeping some land, the house, and…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning moving the people they enslaved to Cottonwood, October 22nd, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated October 22nd, 1861. Mildred mentions Lucinda, a woman she enslaved, and her failing health. She also writes that the Bullitt family have…