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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…

Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, some of whom were hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper. One document lists the names of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, who they were…

Bill of sale for eight enslaved people, previously enslaved by John P. Aldridge, July 29th, 1825.

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A bill of sale for eight enslaved people, Tapij, Luke, Sidney, Ana, John, Rachael, Edinburgh, and Joseph, dated July 29th, 1825. Elizabeth Dickinson bought the aforementioned enslaved people at an auction of John P. Aldridge's estate. The bill is…

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."…

Receipt to John Willett for attending to people enslaved by Captain A. Steele, March 13th, 1807.

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A receipt of funds transferred from Capt. A. Steele to John Willettbill for attending to the health of Steele's family, and the families of people Steele enslaves, including "negro Tom" and a "negro child" (sometimes abbreviated to "n. child"). The…

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,…

Bill of sale for seven enslaved persons, sold by Elizabeth Scott and bought by Alexander Scott Bullitt, June 11th, 1789.

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Bill of sale for Noah, John, Lizzie, Nanny, Cyrus, Ann, and Charlotte, seven enslaved people transferred from Elizabeth Scott to Alexander Scott Bullitt, dated June 11th, 1789.

Undated list of the people Eliza Prather enslaved.

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An undated document listing people enslaved by Eliza Prather, including: Garret, Thomas, Gess, Nimrod, John, George, Relus, Amy, Sabra, Kithy, Rose, Charlotte, Garret, Alfred, America, Daniel, Anna, Eliza, Edmund, William, Gared, and Evalina. Eliza…