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Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Jacob, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 22nd, 1860.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 22nd, 1860. Mildred mentions Jacob sitting at the table and talking about the rain at Woodlawn. Jacob might have been enslaved by the…

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,…

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,…

List of bonds from William Christian loaning out people he enslaved, 1802.

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A list of people enslaved by William Christian that were hired out to other enslavers in 1802. This document, the eighteenth in a series, includes the people loaned out, the amount they were hired for, and who hired them. This document lists the…