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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…

Letter to Helen Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 23rd, 1851.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her daughter Helen Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 23rd, 1851. Mildred describes what the enslaved women were doing around the house and what the enslaved men were doing in the field.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave labor for hemp, February 9th, 1842.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated February 9th, 1842. Mildred Ann Bullitt informs him of family illnesses and says that "the black family have kept unusually well," and that they are breaking…

Excerpts from "Recollections of Oxmoor," September 14th 1906.

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A flyleaf copy of Henry M. Bullitt's recollection of Oxmoor, written in 1906. Six original pages are also in the folder. This document skips from page six to page forty-three, once it gets to Uncle Jack’s obituary. Bullitt writes extensively about…