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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…

Bill of sale for Jack, a man enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, July 15th, 1786.

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Bill for Jack, a man enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, dated July 15th, 1786. Alexander Scott Bullitt bought Jack from Andrew Hare.

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,…

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Martha Bullitt includes mention of the hanging 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 was 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."…

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…

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.

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…

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…