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Bill of sale for sixteen enslaved people, being sold to Col. William Christian, October 31st, 1785.

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A bill of sale for sixteen enslaved people, dated October 31st, 1785. The enslaved people are listed by name: York, Peter, Jack, Lewis, Titus, Venus (and her children Ben, Billy, Melissa, and Betty), Abby (and her children Celia, Stephen, Lucy, and…

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, January 1st, 1864.

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Articles of agreement between William Christian Bullitt and Archibald Dixon, dated January 1st, 1864 in Henderson county, Kentucky. The agreement hires the following enslaved people to Archibald Dixon in Union for the year of 1864, along with the…

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…

Receipt to John P. Declary for attending to Billy and Jack, two men William C. Bullitt enslaved, September 9th, 1823.

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A receipt of funds transferred to John P. Declary from William Christian Bullitt, dated September 9th, 1823. Declary attended to people William C. Bullitt enslaved, including Billy and Jack.

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,…

Inventory of Joshua Fry's Estate, March 10th, 1755.

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An inventory of Joshua Fry's estate, dated March 10th, 1755. The people Joshua Fry enslaved are listed by name and value: Movroceo, Leeps, Granda, Dinah and her two children Jack and Judy, Peggy with her child Jenny, York, and Auger.

Inventory of Joshua Fry’s Estate, August 7th, 1754.

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An inventory of Joshua Fry's estate, dated August 7th, 1754. The people Joshua Fry enslaved are listed by name and value: Branham, Jack, Bonser, Sompy, Dick, Shorvin, Uam, Joane, Kate, Sarah, Pompy, and Phillis

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Martha Bullitt describing the lynching of Jim and Jack, two enslaved brothers, May 26th, 1840.

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A letter from Martha Bullitt (Louisville) to her brothers Joshua and John (Danville), dated May 26th, 1840. Martha Bullitt tells them about some enslaved people starting a hemp house fire, and that the evidence against them is strong enough "to have…

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."…