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Inventory of Israel Christian’s estate, January 14th, 1785.

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An inventory of Israel Christian's estate, dated January 14th, 1785. Israel Christian enslaved five people: Isaac, Dorson, Rachel, Kate, and Bill.

Last Will and Testament of Israel Christian, July 12th, 1784.

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The last will and testament of Israel Christian, dated July 12th, 1784. Israel Christian lists the people he enslaves by name - Isaac, Dorson, Bill, and Kate - and transfers them to his wife, Elizabeth Christian, in death.

Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Christian, August 23rd, 1788.

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The last will and testament of Elizabeth Christian, dated August 23rd, 1788. Elizabeth names the people she enslaved - Dorson, Isaac, Kate, and Bill - and who will continue to enslave them upon her death.

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…