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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…

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…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, dated October 2nd, 1846.

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A letter from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their brother John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated October 2nd, 1846. Helen writes that many of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family are ill, including: Nathan, Samuel, "Uncle…