A letter from John S. Allison (Beargrass) to William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor), dated October 17th, 1824. Allison responds to a previous letter where William describes Isabel, an enslaved woman who Allison wanted to sell to Bullitt, had a mental problem. Allison argues that Isabel's mental problem is only "religious foolishness" that appeared shortly after the earthquake of 1811 and that Colonel Zachary Taylor could vouch for this. It is noted that Isabel has children, but they are not named in the letter.
A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John S. Allison (Beargrass), dated October 16th, 1824. William discusses Isabel, an enslaved girl that Allison was planning on selling to Bullitt. William writes that Isabel has a mental problem and that he was no longer interested in purchasing her.