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Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 1st, 1807.

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Articles of agreement between Alexander Scott Bullitt and John Tarascon, hiring out seven people Alexander Scott Bullitt enslaves, including: James, Charles, Harry, Daniel, Stephen, Jerry, and Lucinda (wife of Daniel). The agreement, dated September…

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 24th, 1802.

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Articles of Agreement made between Alexander Scott Bullitt and Allen Campbell of the firm of Lowman Ormsby and Campbell. The article concerns hiring out people Alexander Scott Bullitt enslaves, including: Jack and Pris (his wife), James (the son of…

Last Will and Testament of Alexander Scott Bullitt, August 24th, 1815.

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Alexander Scott Bullitt's last will and testament, dated August 24th, 1815, and probated on May 13th, 1816. This document mentions all the people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, including: Jenny (and her four children Bobb, Molly, Stafford,…

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 John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt considering slave uprisings, May 19th, 1840.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her sons Joshua and John (Danville), dated May 19th, 1840. She writes concerning recent slave rebellions and resistance efforts. She writes, "It has been said the next fire was to be at Old Bullitt's."…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave labor for hemp, February 9th, 1842.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated February 9th, 1842. Mildred Ann Bullitt informs him of family illnesses and says that "the black family have kept unusually well," and that they are breaking…

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 Thomas Walker Bullitt from Henry and Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Harry and Sam, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 14th, 1859.

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A letter from Henry Massie Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother and her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 14th, 1859. The letter goes into great detail about Harry and Sam, as told by their…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Henry and Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of Harry and Sam, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 30th and 31st, 1859.

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A group of letters from Henry Massie Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother and her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 30th and 31st, 1859. Mildred and Henry describe the death of Harry and Sam, two…